Interfaith Week is from Sunday 13th to Sunday 20th November 2016. It is an opportunity for us to strengthen good Interfaith relations, increase awareness of the different and distinct faith communities in Waltham Forest, to celebrate and build on the contribution which members of these communities make to our society.
“Inter faith understanding and cooperation are of year-round and ever growing importance but national Inter Faith Week provides a special time in the year when the spotlight falls on these issues. It is a time when people in communities around the country highlight the significance of faith and the contribution that faith communities make to society. Young and old of all backgrounds get the chance to find out more about their neighbours’ faiths and beliefs and to discuss, debate, learn, contribute together to projects and celebrate their diversity. Finding commonalities, sharing what matters most deeply to us, asking questions, exploring differences of view – these are all part of the Week. We hope that as many people as possible will take the opportunity to join in one of the hundreds of events happening.”
The Rt Revd Richard Atkinson and Mr Vivian Wineman, Co-Chairs of IFN
Our Inter Faith Week Events Programme.