My Faith and Life in Lockdown

This was the topic discussed on Tuesday, 7th July at our first virtual Women’s Interfaith Group Meeting hosted on Zoom. It proved to be a very interesting and enjoyable event where the group of ladies each took it in turn to share both positive and negative experiences of life in lockdown and how their faith…

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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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