Wednesday 24th April Women’s Interfaith Workshop

 Births: Ceremony, Customs & Tradition’ held 24 April 2019 Our RFF women’s workshop on Wednesday 24 April was the last in the series of different faith perspectives on Births: Ceremony, Customs & Tradition’. The theme was developed by two more faith groups ~ Christian and Sikh. (We were unable to hear from the Baha’i community…

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An Interfaith Celebration for International Women’s Day

Redbridge Faith Forum was delighted when a member offered to host a coffee morning in her home to celebrate the 2019 International Women’s Day. About 35 women came together to enjoy conversation, wonderful refreshments and a discussion about some of the women who have been inspired us. These included Barbara Castle who as Transport Minister…

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BIRTHS – Ceremony Customs and Tradition

This is the new theme for our Women’s Interfaith Workshops.  Our first workshop looked at this life event from Hindu and Buddhist viewpoints.  Other faiths will feature in future workshops. It proved to be very interesting to discover similarities but also differences between the ceremonies, customs and traditions that surround pregnancy and birth in these…

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8.3.18 a celebration of International Women’s Day

A group of 12 women enjoyed a very interesting and informative walk around Bow to celebrate International Women’s Day. Led by Registered Tour Guide Eli Bloom we heard inspirational stories from the lives of influential women who worked selflessly to promote social justice in their lifetimes. We heard about political pioneers, philanthropists, suffragettes and social…

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Women’s Interfaith Workshop 28.2.18

We were glad to give a warm welcome to the women who made it through the snow and the bitterly cold wind to join us in St Andrews Church Hall on Wednesday 28th February for our workshop taking  continuing our theme of “Weddings: – Ceremony, Custom & Tradition” Having heard about Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish…

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