Building Bridges Not Borders Between People of All Faiths and None
Inter Faith Week 2018 takes place from Sunday 11 - Sunday 18 November. The week, which focuses on celebrating diversity and commonality, aims to increase understanding and cooperation between communities of different faiths and beliefs in the UK.
A number of events are happening across Surrey to bring people of different religious beliefs together to celebrate and build on the contribution which members make to their neighbourhoods and to wider society.
Here’s what’s happening in Surrey:
BRIDGES NOT BORDERS: A special Inter Faith Service at St. Nicolas Church, Guildford
Sunday 18 November, 3:45-6pm
The Mayor of Godalming will join the Guildford and Godalming Interfaith forum to warmly invite friends of all beliefs for a special service promote understanding and friendship among people of all faiths and none. Representatives of local Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh & Baha’i communities will be sharing their Faith’s teachings and music. Donations will go towards ShelterBox www.shelterbox.org.uk
“FAITH HAS NO PLACE IN MODERN SOCIETY?” A discussion at Sacred Heart Church, Cobham
Tuesday 13 November 7pm
The Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum have organised a Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Humanist to discuss and share their views on the topic of faith in modern society – is there a place for it? This will be followed by a Q&A session.
PEACE DAY CELEBRATION West End Parish Council, West End, Woking
Saturday 17 November, 2- 4pm
Surrey Heath Faith Forum have organised a Multi-Faith Peace Day Celebration at West End in Woking. School children have taken part in a competition making a poster or writing poem on ‘What does peace mean to me?’. Winners will be awarded their prizes by the Mayor of Surrey Heath, Councillor Dan Adams and Surrey Heath Area Dean, Revd Jonathan Hillman. Entertainment will consist of songs of peace from different faith groups and faith leaders will speak about peace.
“WHO DO YOU THINK WE ARE?” Parkview Community Centre, Sheerwater, Woking
Saturday 24 November, 2- 4pm
Woking People of Faith group invite you to a discussion of discovery about the different journeys we’ve taken to end up in Woking. When people look into their family's past, they often get surprises – come and chat over afternoon tea.