March 2020 Important Update


The following information was not available at the time of
publication of our March e-news hence this update which
we hope you will find helpful.

Jacquie Grieve

Jacquie’s funeral was very well attended with a large
multi-faith presence on Monday.  We have been delighted to have received
so many tributes to Jacquie which we will be compiling and pass to her
family.  We also hope to arrange a commemorative event later in the year.
In the meantime you maybe interested to read the Ilford Recorder article by
clicking here.
We are delighted that the council plan to recognise Jacquie’s immeasurable
contribution to the borough by having a minute’s silence at their full council

26th March – 8pm Environment or Extinction

The East London Three Faiths Forum invite you to their next
meeting on the above topic at the Ilford Islamic Centre, 54-58 Albert Road
Ilford IG1 1HW. Speakers are Rabbi Jeffrey Newman, Kamran Shehzad or Baur Trust
Birmingham and Fr Stuart Halstead of St Alban Great Ilford.  All welcome
no charge

27th March – 7-8.15pm A Labyrinth Walk by
Candle Light

Wanstead Quakers invite you to share a peaceful labyrinth
experience together at Wanstead Quaker Meeting House, Bush Road London E11 3AH.

Please click here for further information

21st April RFF Network Meeting CANCELLED

In light of the latest guidance please note that the April network is cancelled.

4th June – 7.30-9.00 pm Suicide Prevention
Overview Training

Redbridge Faith Forum are pleased to be able to host PAPYRUS
, a dedicated national charity, to run a training workshop specifically for
faith groups addressing the important and sensitive issue of suicide prevention
amongst young people.  Sadly in the UK suicide is the leading cause of
death in anyone under the age of 35.

The focus of this 90 minute training is on what EVERYONE
needs to know (whether faith leader, teacher, parent, volunteer or just a
general interest), this training benefits all within the community.  The
venue is the Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue, 3 Victory Road, Wanstead London
E11 1UL.

Places are limited so for more information and to book your
place via Eventbrite please click here

Covid 19 – helping people deal with stress and anxiety

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee has produced a
comprehensive briefing guide addressing mental health during this outbreak. It
contains helpful advice on how people can maintain mental wellbeing and in
particular guidance on assisting  children and older people to deal with
anxiety as well as suggested activities that can be undertaken whilst
self-isolating.  The 19 page guide is available by clicking here

Further advice for faith institutions from Faiths Forum for London is available by clicking here

Tennis for All

We have been contacted by the national charity “Sporting
Equals” who are funded to work within London offering the opportunity to
transfer lives by giving people the opportunity to engage in tennis activities.
Please click here for further information.

Whipps Cross Redevelopment Update

Abbas Mirza who spoke at our recent network meeting has sent
an update through which you can read by clicking here