COVID-19 update

Faith communities are responding to COVID-19 in a variety of ways. Read more…

COVID-19 Keeping existing projects going online

A number of local groups are using online postings and such programmes as Zoom, Teams and Blue Jeans to keep existing programmes going. Examples of these are listed below.

  • Building Bridges Pendle is posting weekly live cooking demonstrations of dishes as part of ‘Marhaba Munching Mondays’ for viewers to watch, learn and cook at home. The Marhaba Café is a café project launched by and run by a group of local Syrian women as part of the People and Communities Project that aims to empower refugee and asylum seeker families.
  • Birmingham Council of Faiths has made arrangements for the 12th annual inter faith themed ‘Faiths for Fun’ event run in collaboration with Birmingham Scouts to take place virtually via Zoom. The event for children aged between 7 and 12 years old of all faiths and none will include activities such as digital drawing, designing, and poetry writing.
  • Wakefield Interfaith Network are taking their monthly 'Witness for Peace' project online and are asking members to take pictures of their peace banners, or something that symbolises peace, to make a collection on their website or Facebook. 
  • Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum will be holding their Faith and Community Awards virtually this year on Thursday 13 August. http://bdfaithforum.org.uk/awards/

Last updated: 19/06/20

Note: IFN's pages on COVID-19 are being updated regularly. Listings may not be exhaustive or include all possible examples, and IFN makes no guarantee as to the accurary of information linked to.  

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