Interfaith Week Events November 2020

Devon Faith and Belief Forum presents:

Interfaith Week Events November 2020

All open to the public

 

Universal Peace Prayers☮️

5.00 – 6.00pm Sunday 8th November

To mark the start of Interfaith Week we are holding a virtual meeting to read, listen to, share and reflect upon interfaith prayers of peace.
Individuals from a variety of beliefs and traditions will be reading prayers and sharing reflections around the theme of peace. Please join us just to listen or to participate.

Click here to register for this event

 

Sharing faith and belief perspectives on racism and prejudice

7.00-8.15pm Tues 10th November

What can we learn from the Black Lives Matter protests?

  • Join us to listen to diverse perspectives on racism and prejudice
  • Engage in discussion and dialogue about faith, belief and unconscious bias

As Baha’is, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Humanists, Jews, Muslims Pagans, Sikhs and more, we will be sharing our experiences and our worldviews on how we can learn to live together in a more harmonious way.

Click here to register for this event

 

Spirituality and Gen Y / Z: Activism, Guidance, Traditions

2.00 – 3.00pm Wed 11th November

How do faith traditions, activism and spiritual guidance inform expressions of spirituality for younger people today? How can young people of Gen Y and Z be supported and encouraged to develop new spiritual paths for contemporary society? How can greater understanding of Gen Y and Z spirituality inform Interfaith conversations and dialogue?

Join Dr. Justine Huxley, CEO at St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, in conversation with Sara Zaltash and Samson Hart, hosted by the University of Exeter Multifaith Chaplaincy. There will be a short panel talk followed by Q&A.

Free event

Contact https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inter-faith-week-2020-registration-124385134285 to register

 

Bringing sacred texts to life

4.00-5.15pm Wed 11th November

Adam Robertson (RE lead for Bristol schools)

Interfaith Week training event for primary school teachers (free)

Adam will look at ways of bringing sacred texts to life in the primary classroom with a view to opening up conversations about interpretation and meaning. Expect some inspiring ideas to take away.

Free event

Contact educationevents@exeter.anglican.org to register

 

Interfaith prayers and reflections with the Baha’i community

7.00-8.00 pm Thurs 12th November

The Devon Bahá’ís community invites anyone who wishes to join them for a devotional gathering. Respect for other people’s faiths is absolutely central to our faith and we always welcome readings and prayers from other faiths. Our meetings are simple and informal, with participants simply taking it in turns to read a prayer or passage from scripture. So, all are welcome: please bring a prayer, a reading or just yourself.

Free event

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84729315797?pwd=cC9keGVYWDMyU1M0WlZOaUlVQVJ2Zz09
Meeting ID: 847 2931 5797; Passcode: 389471

 

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