FAITH, HOPE & LOVE - CHRISTIAN WITNESS IN A MULTI FAITH SOCIETY - CONFERENCE 9TH APRIL 2011
Today I had the third meeting of a planning group that is organising a conference on Christianity and other faiths supported by The Council of Black Led Churches, Queen's, Churches Together in England and Birmingham Churches Together. The details of the conference are below. It's been a long time in gestation with a couple of us trying to find ways of getting it started for about 18 months. Now after having pulled together a diverse and truly ecumenical organising team our plans are fully underway. Check out the details below - come to the conference and book early - places limited!
SATURDAY APRIL 9th
Mount Zion Community Church Birmingham B6 4TN
Faith, Hope & Love - Christian Witness in a Multi Faith Society.
An exciting day conference organised by an alliance of Christian Churches in Birmingham and Churches Together in England that will tackle the difficult but exciting question of how to be a Christian disciple in a multi faith world.
The Conference through a variety of inputs, dialogues and workshops will seek to help Christians become more confident as part of a multi faith society share stories that empower others gather Church leaders and members who are new to inter faith engagement act as a catalyst for further developments create a safe environment where people can share their stories and ask the difficult questions.
Natasha & Jenni from The Feast on Christian and Muslim young people working and sharing faith together
Richard Reddie author of 'Black Muslims in Britain : Why are a Growing Number of Young Black Men Converting to Islam?' on Black Muslims and Black Culture
Andrew Smith of Scripture Union on Evangelicals and Inter Faith Dialogue
Pall Singh of The Sanctuary and The Lozells Project on Who is our Neighbour ? - increasing our awareness of those we live alongside.
Ray Gaston author of 'A Heart Broken Open - Radical Faith in an Age of Fear' exploring Living Faithfully, Hopefully & Lovingly in a multi faith society
Sharing our stories sessions with Bishop Joe Aldred, Archbishop Bernard Longley and Pall Singh of The Sanctuary & The Lozells Project talking about their own experience of working with other faith communities.
Or contact either: Revd Ray Gaston at Queens Foundation 0121 452 2623 Pastor Peter Pennant Council for Black Led Churches email@example.com Gale Richards Heart of England Baptist Association 07765931348 Bishop Basil Richards Church of God of Prophecy 07738241710
Cost £5 in advance £8 on day Discounts for advance group bookings 5 for £20 10 for £35 To get a booking form for the conference email Birmingham Churches Together at firstname.lastname@example.org or download booking form from www.faithhopeandloveconference.blogspot.com
Conference is supported by Birmingham Churches Together, the Council of Black Led Churches, Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education and Churches Together in England.