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

All events listed below are being held virtually, unless otherwise noted.

Monday 27 September

Inspired Faith Action Towards COP26 - How Do Faith Communities Make COP a Success?

The Interfaith Liaison Committee (ILC) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), in partnership with Make COP Count is holding a webinar on Monday 27 September on 'Inspired Faith Action Towards COP26 - How Do Faith Communities Make COP a Success?'.  This is to inspire local action until the start of COP26 and share information on the content and needed outcomes of COP26. Speakers will include Faith for the Climate's Chair, Canon Giles Goddard, and its Director, Dr Shanon Shah.  The webinar will be held at two different times to accommodate different time zones: at 9am and 4pm.  For session 1, register at https://lutheranworld-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ksoFzqyeTgizqD4ibusTqA; or for session 1 register at https://lutheranworld-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ufwmeaq3S5WSw28PH-1K8g.

Thursday 30 September

AGM and General Open Meeting - Calderdale Interfaith Council

Calderdale Interfaith Council is holding a General Open Meeting on Thursday 30 September. A General Open Meeting will be held at 7pm followed by the AGM.  It is being held at The Enterprise Centre at St Michael’s Parish Church, Church Street, Mytholmroyd, HX7 5DS.  The Revd Daniel Miles will provide a short talk on the history of the church and share information about the support given locally to vulnerable people.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 30 September

Reviewing programme and considering priorities and ideas - Crawley Inter Faith Network

Crawley Inter Faith Network is holding its next meeting on Thursday 30 September.  This will be held from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. The meeting will be an opportunity to review the recent CIFN programme of activities during the pandemic emergency, consider the priorities for CIFN and outreach, and gather ideas to develop relationships among and between faith communities through inter faith activities.  For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 30 September

Is the Climate Crisis a Human Rights issue? - Interfaith Scotland

Interfaith Scotland is holding its Annual Interfaith Lecture and Annual General Meeting on Thursday 30 September.  The lecture will be on 'Is the Climate Crisis a Human Rights issue?' jointly presented by Budi Tjahjono, Asia-Pacific Programme Coordinator, Franciscans International (from Indonesia) and Fr Benedict Ayodi OFMCap, Outreach Officer, Franciscans International (from Kenya).  The lecture will be followed by the Annual General Meeting.  The evening begins at 7pm.  To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/IFSAnnualLecture.

Sunday 3 October

15th Anniversary - Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester is holding an event on Sunday 3 October, which will be an opportunity to belatedly mark its 15th anniversary.  The celebration will include an afternoon tea and an array of speakers including local mayors and faith leaders.  It is being held from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at Swinton Masonic Hall, Hospital Road, Pendlebury, M27 4EY.  For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 7 October

Noah and climate emergency - CCJ West of Scotland

Council of Christians and Jews West of Scotland branch is holding a meeting on Thursday 7 October looking at the story of Noah and its implications for the climate emergency.  The meeting begins at 7.30pm.  To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/examining-texts-together-the-story-of-noah-and-the-climate-emergency-tickets-167042969017.

Thursday 7 October

Diversity in the House of Lords - Leeds CCJ

The Council of Christians and Jews (Leeds Branch) is holding its annual public lecture on Thursday 7 October.  Baroness Ruth Deech will be speaking on ‘Diversity in the House of Lords’.  The lecture begins at 8pm.  To register, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1916256899289/WN_gMvuX1r1SuKvZ6xLS8oxdg.

Thursday 7 October

The Diversity Study - St Philip’s Centre, Leicester

St Philip’s Centre in Leicester is holding a Celebration Evening on Thursday 7 October. Dr Julian Hargreaves of the Woolf Institute will be speaking on ‘The Diversity Study’.  The talk will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to meet and chat with others.  The event begins at 7pm and is being held at St Philip’s Church.   For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 7 October

AGM - Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby

The Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby is holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 7 October. The Multi-Faith Centre has reviewed its strategy and purpose in the past year and is excited to look to the future and build trust and co-operation with Derby's communities. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annual-general-meeting-tickets-170121174011.

Monday 11 October

Inner and outer resilience - St Ethelburga’s Centre

The St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace is holding a retreat from 11 to 14 October.  This will be on the theme of 'Inner and outer resilience' and will be held at 42 Acres in Somerset.  The retreat is the result of an emerging partnership between St Ethelburga’s and 42 Acres, in response to the global crisis.  It will offer practical tools for inner and outer resilience, alongside active service to the earth through planting trees.  For more information, visit https://stethelburgas.org/event/inner-and-outer-resilience-tree-planting-retreat-in-somerset.

Monday 11 October

Chosen: Lost and Found Between Christianity and Judaism - South West London & Dittons CCJ

Council of Christians and Jews (South West London & Dittons) will be holding its next meeting on Monday 11 October.  Giles Fraser, former Canon Chancellor of St. Paul’s Cathedral will be discussing his life and also his recently published book Chosen: Lost and Found Between Christianity and Judaism.  It is being held at 7.30pm.  To register, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 12 October

Rhythms of Rest: The Gift of Shabbat in the Contemporary World - Birmingham CCJ

Council of Christians and Jews (Birmingham branch) is holding its next event on Tuesday 12 October. Rabbi Jeremy Rosen will be speaking from New York about Rhythms of Rest: The Gift of Shabbat in the Contemporary World.  The event begins at 7.30pm. For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 12 October

Abraham and His Children - Oxford Interfaith Forum

Oxford Interfaith Forum is holding a Scriptural Discussion event on Tuesday 12 October.   The topic will be 'Abraham and His Children'.  The Welcome Address will be given by the Revd Fr Jan Nowotnik, Director of Mission and National Ecumenical Officer, Catholic Bishop's Conference of England and Wales and it will be chaired by the Revd Dr John Goldingay, Oxford.  The speakers will be Professor Anna Sapir Abulafia, Study of Abrahamic Religions, University of Oxford, and Dr Zeyneb Sayilgan, Muslim Scholar, the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies, Baltimore, MD. It is being held from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 17 October

Day of Compassion - Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group

Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group, which serves as Chaplain to the Mayor of Brighton, is organising a Day of Compassion on Sunday 17 October to honour the losses in Brighton and beyond resulting from the pandemic.  At the heart of the Day will be a Service of Compassion which will be held in the The Brighton Dome at 4pm. The Mayor, MPs and the people of Brighton & Hove will gather and share memories, music, narratives, films and uplifting thoughts. Tickets are free and can be booked at https://brightondome.org/event/28603/a_service_of_compassion/.  In other parts of the City other initiatives will take place: from 11am to 2pm, the Brighton Dome Foyer will provide a place for reflection with stalls from a variety of support, social and charity groups. Visitors to the town centre will also find peace and meditation opportunities in The Friends' Meeting House, an inspired workshop in the Fabrica Art Gallery in the morning, a Death Cafe and singing at The Unitarian Church... and there will also be an exhibition in support of the The Day of Compassion in the Jubilee Library from 11 to 24 October.

Wednesday 20 October

What makes us happy? - St Ethelburga’s Centre

St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconcililation and Peace is holding its next 'Outside the Echo Chamber' event on Wednesday 20 October.   Professor Brendan Kelly will be speaking about what it means to be happy and what we can do to increase our levels of happiness.  It is being held from 10.30am to 11.30am.  For more information contact Matt Croston on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Saturday 23 October

Spiritual contemplation, conversation and song - Herefordshire Interfaith Group

Herefordshire Interfaith Group is holding ‘a day of Spiritual Contemplation, Conversation and Song’ on Saturday 23 October from 10am to 4.30pm.  The day will be led by Brian Holley, Karim and Susanne Hadden.  It is being held at The Friends Meeting House, Almeley Wootton, HR3 6PX. There is a cost to attend.  For more information, and to book, ring 01981 500764 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 24 October

Dialogue on Conceptions of the Divine - Cornwall Faith Forum and Kehillat Kernow

Cornwall Faith Forum and Kehillat Kernow are holding an event on Sunday 24 October on ‘Dialogue on Conceptions of the Divine’.  There will be four speakers from different faith communities during the event. It is being held from 2.30pm to 4.30pm as a hybrid event – both at Chacewater Village Hall and on Zoom.  There will be a second event soon with speakers from other faith communities. The events will form part of the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage.  For more information, contact Rita Stephen at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Monday 25 October

Younghusband Lecture - World Congress of Faiths

The World Congress of Faiths will be holding its annual Younghusband Lecture at 6pm on Monday 25 October. It will be given by Dr Kishan Manocha, Head of the Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw. Dr Manocha will take as his subject religion and international diplomacy.  For further information, email .(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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