Events

2019 Programme

 

Visits to places of worship

Visit to Fo Guang Shan Temple
84 Margaret St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 8TD,
Tuesday 30 July

The World Congress of Faiths invites its members, friends and supporters of inter faith relations to participate in a tea ceremony hosted by the central London Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple. This event has been Fo Guang Shan Temple interiororganised again by popular demand; those who took part last time found it ‘fascinating’ and ‘inspiring’.

Date and time: Tuesday 30 July, 3.30pm for approx. one hour

Booking: The event is free, but booking is essential; contact jenny@worldfaiths.org to register and you will be sent full details.

 


Morning visit to the new Cambridge Central Mosque

Date: Wednesday 21 August, starting at 11.00am, with optional afternoon activities
A wonderful chance to visit this nationally-acclaimed building, opened only last month and see its unique architectural design featuring advanced technology that gives it a near-zero carbon footprint and honours natural forms and materials.
You can then join in a hosted discussion about Islam in the modern world.

Then, from 1pm to 3.30pm – go into city centre (walk, bus or taxi) and free time to have lunch, take a chauffeur punt or look round one or two college chapels. Optional visit to Emmanuel Chapel with Jenny at 2.30pm

3.30pm Meet at ‘Inner Space’ at 6, Kings Parade (this is the Brahma Kumaris resource and meditation centre) and share taxis to the BK Centre in Fen Road

4.00pm-5.30pm approx. – tea at the Brahma Kumaris Centre by the river Cam

Contact Jenny on 01223 781781 to register your interest.


Interfaith conference

Meetings of Minds: Conflict, Reconciliation and Inter Faith Relations
Time and Date: 10am to 4pm, Tuesday 10 September 2019
Venue: St Michael’s House, Coventry Cathedral
Keynote speaker: Dr Kristin Aune:
‘How can religious communities or professionals work for mutual respect and understanding in an educational institution?’

If you have any queries, use this email or call on 01223 781781.


Launch of new book

Book
Interfaith Worship and Prayer

5 members of the World Congress of Faiths have been involved in the production of a new book - Interfaith Worship and Prayer.

The book will be published on 18th July.

On 15 October 2019 at 6pm there will be a reception at

ST MARY ABBOTS PARISH CHURCH
KENSINGTON, LONDON W8 4LA
(Near High Street Kensington Underground Station)

There will be no charge, but please e-mail Dan Cohn-Sherbok cohnsherbok@gmail.com or let us know if you would like to come