Posts by: Faiths Forum

My first ever visit to a synagogue

Having worked in the faith sector for almost a year now, you’d expect me to have visited a synagogue before. I guess there was never really the opportunity for me to. Churches, however, I’ve been to many. I’d lit a candle and say a prayer, and feel connected to Mary. The only woman mentioned in… Read more

Muslims Like Us – Where Were The Religious Conservatives?

Like most viewers, I was gripped by the BBC’s Muslims Like Us. Ten British Muslims were put in one house Big Brother-style. Within the first few minutes, most of them had taken against the notorious Islamist Anthony Small, who now calls himself Abdul Haqq. That gave the programme makers exactly what they wanted. A sharp… Read more

#StandTogether campaign

The Stand Together campaign aims to bring together different faith communities to stand against hate crime. Collaboration House have come together and organised this initiative to show the importance of unity marking the week of International Migrants Day (December 12-18). Read more

#LondonUnited: London’s Church Leaders Unite with Deputy Mayor to Combat Intolerance

Is your church/faith/group doing something to show hospitality to migrants/refugees? Use #LondonUnited to show we stand against intolerance. London’s Church Leaders launched a new campaign in response to the ongoing refugee crisis, and following continued reports of intolerance and heightened tension in the wake of the EU Referendum. #LondonUnited encourages churches representing the capital’s different… Read more

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