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SEEFF Newsletter Spring 2017

SEEFF 2017 Annual Conference

Chaplaincy in a Plural Society, Faiths in Service

SEEFF 2017 Annual Conference is going to be held on 17 October 2017 at Worth Abbey, Crawley. The conference will be at the Performance Arts Centre. Throughout the day, there will be speakers and workshops that covers chaplaincy work.

SEEFF Annual Conference 2017

Further information will follow.

SEEFF 2017 Annual Conference Flyer

SEEFF 2017 Spring Newsletter

“Post-Brexit and post-Trump, a number of demonstrations have taken place across the country. The one in Oxford was advertised as a ‘Muslims against Racism’ event – I briefly went along and found the section of the crowd by me seemed to have been packed by far-left activists. They were carrying placards calling for the resignation of President Trump and starting chants of ‘Trump out!’ I felt deeply unhappy. It is not that I agree with the politics of President Trump, but he is the elected leader of a nation state which carried out the election in a democratic manner, and concluded with a rather unsuitable person being placed in a position of great power. We need to express our dissent, but we also need to express our abhorrence of the mind-set that took George Bush and Tony Blair into an invasion of Iraq to bring about a change of its government with all the ensuing consequences for the region…”

Contents of this issue…

p.2 Reports of Events in and Around the South-East Annual Muslim Christian Evening, 23 Jan., Portsmouth Cathedral p.3 Holocaust Memorial Day Remembrance, 27 Jan., Oxford p.4 Yom Hashoah; Abp of Canterbury: Shock at Child Migrants Decision p.5 Forthcoming Events Faith in Fair Trade, 4 Mar., Canterbury p.6 Songs for the Spirit, 4 Mar., Hove; Brighton & Hove Interfaith Contact Group, 16 March, Brighton; Guide to Insuring Faith-based Groups; Trustees, etc.: Duties under the Terrorism Act p.7 2017 Interfaith Calendar p.9 2017 Interfaith Week; Dates for your Diary p.10 SEEFF Newsletter: Summer Issue; STOP PRESS! Practical Sharing in Inter-Faith Situations- SEEFF Annual Conference & AGM, 17 October, W. Sussex; Women’s Role in Peacemaking, Mon. 27 Mar., Oxford

 

SEEFF 2016 Annual Conference

Living with Difference – Religion in a Diverse Society

SEEFF 2016 Annual Conference was held on 1 September 2016 at Christ Church College in Oxford. Around sixty people gathered in the College’s Blue Boar lecture theatre to listen and discuss the Butler-Sloss Commission’s Report on the Place of Belief and Faith in British Public Life.

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For the report on the conference: SEEFF 2016 Annual Conference Report

For more photos from the conference