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This page contains a list of some of the inter faith events and activities taking place across the UK.

In light of COVID-19, organisations are now holding many of their events online.

Sunday 17 January

COVID-19 Pandemic - London School of Jewish Studies

The London School of Jewish Studies is hosting an inter faith panel on Sunday 17 January to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Panel will include: The Rt Revd Dr Graham Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington, President of St Mellitus College Shaykh Dr Asim Yusuf, Consultant Psychiatrist and British Board of Scholars and Imams Bhaven Pathak, Director, Yog Foundation and Rabbi Joseph Dweck, S&P Sephardi Senior Rabb. The event will be chaired by Zaki Cooper, Trustee of the Council of Christians and Jews.  It is being held from 8pm to 9.15pm. For more information, visit https://www.lsjs.ac.uk/praying-to-the-god-of-covid-19-1309.php.

Tuesday 19 January

Bring and Share Lunch - Interfaith Wolverhampton

Interfaith Wolverhampton is holding its next 'Bring and Share Lunch' online on Tuesday 17 November.  Member Sue Reed will be speaking about her faith and the work she is doing for the local community.  It is being held from 1pm to 2pm via Zoom.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 19 January

Building Stronger Interfaith Relationships - Welwyn Hatfield Interfaith Group

Welwyn Hatfield Interfaith Group is holding its next meeting on Tuesday 19 January.  The theme will be 'Building Stronger Interfaith Relationships' and the speaker will be the Rt Revd Richard Atkinson, Bishop of Bedford, former Co-Chair of the Inter Faith Network for the UK and Founder Chair of the St Philip’s Centre for Study and Engagement in a Multi Faith Society in Leicester. The meeting is being held online at 8pm.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 19 January

Is Worldviews the answer? - RE Council

The Religious Education Council of England and Wales is holding a series of three events on 'Exploring Worldviews'.  The second, entitled 'Is Worldviews the answer?, takes place on Tuesday 19 January.  The speakers will be Rob Freathy and Martha Shaw. The event is being held online at 7pm.  For more information, visit https://www.religiouseducationcouncil.org.uk/projects/worldviews/.

Thursday 21 January

How we worshipped and managed during the lock down - Crawley Interfaith Network

Crawley Interfaith Network is holding its next event on Thursday 21 January.  The topic will be 'How we worshipped and managed during lock down'.  This will be led by Najma Osman.  It is being held online at 7.30pm.  For more information, contact Iyad Daoud at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 21 January

Hindu Concepts of God - Sheffield Interfaith

Sheffield Interfaith is holding its next meeting on Thursday 21 January.  Dr Sharada Sugirtharajah, Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Dept of Theology & Religion, University of Birmingham, will be speaking on ‘Hindu Concepts of God’.  It is being held online at 7.30 pm.  For more information, visit http://sheffieldinterfaith.org.uk/2021/01/hindu-concepts-of-god-talk-on-zoom-by-dr-sharada-sugirtharajah-thursday-21st-january-at-7-30-pm/.

Thursday 21 January

Faith and mental health: How do we create communities of care? - Interfaith Glasgow

Interfaith Glasgow is holding the next event in its Voices from the Portal online dialogue series, with the Interfaith Center of New York and Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute, on Thursday 21 January.  The topic will be 'Faith and mental health: How do we create communities of care?' and the speakers will be the Revd Kyndra Frazier, Sunna Kaleem, Dr.Mary Ragan and Rabbi Simkha Y Weintraub.  The event takes place online from 5.30pm to 8.00pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/faith-and-mental-health-how-do-we-create-communities-of-care-tickets-132517022983.

Tuesday 26 January

Responding to the Holocaust: British Christian Army Chaplains and the Liberation of Bergen-Belson - CCJ Birmingham

Council of Christians and Jews (Birmingham Branch) will be holding its next meeting on Tuesday 26 January.  Rob Thompson, formerly Senior Programme Manager with CCJ will be speaking on 'Responding to the Holocaust: British Christian Army Chaplains and the Liberation of Bergen-Belson'.  The meeting is being held online at 7.30pm.  To register, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 26 January

Holocaust Memorial Day event - Hillingdon Inter Faith Network

Hillingdon Inter Faith Network has organised a special event on Tuesday 26 January to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Michael Bibring will give the testimony of his father, Harry Bibring BEM, who was a Holocaust Survivor and his own experience both as a second generation survivor and that of his family.   The event takes place online from 7pm to 8.30pm.  For more information and to express an interest in joining, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Wednesday 27 January

Faith and belief traditions as Worldviews - RE Council

The Religious Education Council of England and Wales is holding a series of three events on 'Exploring Worldviews'.  The third, entitled 'Faith and belief traditions as Worldviews', takes place on Wednesday 27 January.  The speakers will be Richard Norman, Philip Robinson and Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal. The event is being held online at 7pm.  For more information, visit https://www.religiouseducationcouncil.org.uk/projects/worldviews/.

Thursday 28 January

Bereavement and funerals - South London Inter Faith Group

South London Inter Faith Group is holding its next meeting on Thursday 28 January.  This will be on the theme of 'Bereavement and funerals'.  It is being held online from 1pm to 2pm.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 28 January

Meeting - Enfield Faith Forum

Enfield Faith Forum is holding its next meeting online on Thursday 28 January.  For further information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 28 January

Let This Be A Year of Healing - Herefordshire InterFaith Group

Herefordshire InterFaith Group is holding its next meeting online on Thursday 28 January.  The theme will be ‘Let this be a Year of Healing: Drawing on the wisdom of our spiritual traditions to bring healing into our hearts, minds and communities’.  It is being held from 7pm to 8.30pm. For more information, visit https://herefordshireinterfaith.org.uk/events/a-year-of-healing/ or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 28 January

What is the purpose of life? - Windsor and Maidenhead Community Forum

Windsor and Maidenhead Community Forum is holding its next meeting on Thursday 28 January.  The topic will be 'What is the purpose of life?'.  Robert Harrap (Buddhist), Meera Javed (Brahmi Kumaris) and Naresh Saraswat (Hindu) will be offering their perspectives and this will then be followed by Q&A.  This will be held from 7pm to 8.30pm.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 31 January

Strictly RE Conference - NATRE

The National Association of RE Teaches (NATRE) will be holding its Strictly RE Conference online across the weekend of 30 and 31 January. In addition, there will also be a series of evening seminars leading up to the conference. For details of the online Conference and seminars, visit https://www.natre.org.uk/courses-events/strictlyRE-2021/.

Tuesday 2 February

‘The Future of Religion: How has the Pandemic Changed the Ways we Practise?’ - Interfaith Glasgow

Interfaith Glasgow is holding the final event in its Voices from the Portal online dialogue series, with the Interfaith Center of New York and the Cape Town Interfaith Initiative, on Tuesday 2 February.  The topic will be 'The Future of Religion: How has the Pandemic Changed the Ways we Practise?' and the speakers will be Dr Joshua Edelman, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, Imam Dr A Rashied Omar, Dr Nontando Hadebe and Rabbi Joseph Potasnik..  The event takes place online from 5pm to 7pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-future-of-religion-how-has-the-pandemic-changed-the-ways-we-practise-tickets-133903367577.

Wednesday 3 February

Soul Space - St Ethelburga’s Centre

St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace is holding its next monthly Soul Space on Wednesday 3 February. Soul Space is a monthly community gathering for people of all faiths to come together in prayer, contemplation, and conversation.  It will be led by the Centre's chaplain, Dave Tomlinson and its Community Reconciliation Programme Manager, Rebecca Brierley.  It is being held online from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. For more information contact Rebecca Brierley on 07453287925 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 23 February

Outside the Echo Chamber: Reimagining Britain in a Changing World - St Ethelburga’s Centre

St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace is holding an event on Tuesday 23 February entitled 'Outside the Echo Chamber: Reimagining Britain in a Changing World'.  Journalist and author, David Goodhart, will be speaking about how decades of greater economic and cultural openness in the West have not benefited all of society, and what can be done to heal the divides that have been revealed so starkly through Brexit and Covid-19.  The event is being held online from 10.30am to 11.30am.  For more information contact Matt Croston on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


DISCLAIMER: Event information is based on that sent to the Inter Faith Network for the UK (IFN), which is then edited for style. IFN makes no guarantee that the event information displayed on this page is accurate. Inclusion of events should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Lack of inclusion of events may not be assumed to imply a lack of endorsement. Events are included at the absolute discretion of IFN, which reserves the right to edit information provided for event listing purposes.

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