Thursday, 21 July 2011

July Update

July is the month of new colleagues. Welcome to Tim Clapton, Near Neighbours Co-ordinator for Eastern London and good wishes to the Very Revd Adrian Newman as he becomes Bishop of Stepney.

The London Inter Faith Centre is running an exciting project with eight local faith based schools and sponsored by Cass Art London. The Art of Identity allows young people to express through art something of the complexity of the different parts of themselves – with faith being one of the significant components. It is hoped that this will become an annual competition. Contact Joseph Voelker, Project Administrator for more information.

Wednesdy 27th July The City Talk at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, EC2V 6AU,will be given by Dr Karambu Ringera, Founder and President of International Peace Initiatives, on "Ubuntu leadership and listening. At 6.05pm, all welcome.

London Boroughs Faiths Network is encouarging us to plan the Olympics and Paralympics and be aware of tie in events. If your not sure why or how to get involved take a look at their what's on page for inspiration. Includes a helpful timeline and details of London Truce.

Faiths Together in Croydon ‘Faith in Film’ DVD project has been created by 25 young people of faith in Croydon who were trained on video production and video editing. The project, involved visits to a church, a sikh temple and a Mosque and encouraged young people to develop their ability to work in a team and to better understand other faiths. View the film.

And looking forward to September ...........

Saturday 10th September, Jewels in His Crown & South Asian Forum present an Asian Mission Partnership day at Elmfield Church, Harrow 89 Imperial Drive, Harrow, HA2 7DX (tube: North Harrow or Rayners Lane) for details and to book go to the Global Connections website.

Wednesday 21st September, 10 - 4pm at Toynbee Hall (28 Commercial Street E1 6LS) Religious diversity in modern Britain: how can history inform the present? hosted by the Building on History Project the event will explore interactions between different religions with special refernce to the East of London as a case study. All those interested in historical and contemporary religious diversity are welcome but places are limited and must be booked. Contact John Maiden

Thursday 29th September, in Euston Trustee Fair a joint event by Directory for Social Change and Small Charities Coalition for full programme, booking etc download the pdf