November 9th 11 – 2pm.
Study Day with Dr Chris Hewer
If you have not yet been able to attend one of these days but would like to do so, Chris Hewer is back in Sheffield in November and will be repeating his introductory day on Islam in 3 different venues:
Saturday 9th November at Bents Green Methodist Church, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, S11 7PU
Wednesday 13th November at Dore and Totley URC, Totley Brook Rd, Sheffield S17 3QS
Saturday 16th November at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Northfield Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham S66 2HL
These days run from 10.00 am – 3.30 pm (coffee from 9.30) . There is no charge, although donations will be welcome on the day. Please bring a packed lunch. For further details and to book a place please contact Rev Liz Wills, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
These days help us begin to explore what Muslims believe, a journey into understanding Islam from its own perspective. They cover the following areas:
Dr Chris Hewer comes from a background in Christian theology, education, Islamic studies and inter-faith studies and has worked in the field of Muslims in Great Britain and Christian-Muslim relations since 1986, first at the Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Selly Oak in Birmingham and as the Advisor on Inter-Faith Relations to the Bishop of Birmingham. His current work is to teach study days and residential courses, to develop written and electronic resources and to be available for consultation. He is an excellent communicator.
To learn more about Chris, his experience and work in the field of Understanding Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, go to www.chrishewer.org
The Islamic Society of Britain are hosting this event on Saturday 16th November from 1-3pm.
We are planning a visit to this centre at Laxton in Nottinghamshire – see website – https://www.holocaust.org.uk/
Cost – £7.50 (free for members of Sheffield Interfaith)
We are no longer arranging a coach. If you would like to come then please advise us by email at sheffieldinterfaith(at)hotmail.co.uk. so that we will look out for you at the entrance at 1pm.
Andrew – on behalf of Sheffield Interfaith Committee
You are warmly invited to Dialogue Society’s upcoming event on Thursday, 24th October at 7.00 pm at our community building in Attercliffe, Sheffield. The event will be a seminar/talk on “Who is the Dialogue Society?” and will be presented by Dr Ismail Mesut Sezgin*, who is a researcher on topics such as ethics, Islam, Political Islam, Sufism and Turkish Politics, religious movements, extremism.
You can book via the link to the event page on Eventbrite (see below) for more details and registration or email us at: email@example.com
You may also forward this invitation to whoever you might think could be interested. We are looking forward to hearing from you and seeing you at the event.
Mehmet Acar Dialogue Society Sheffield Branch Manager
*Dr Ismail Mesut Sezgin’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqfdWHwLkkgsBtZyk8UpaBw/featured
Bring your questions about prayer to a panel of experienced interfaith representatives. Do you wonder whether prayer is for you? What do we mean by prayer? Is it important? Why? What is it for? Do we use set words? Must we kneel ? What is the difference between prayer in different faiths? Can you pray if you are not sure if God exists?
You may be surprised by the similarities and the differences between the answers from different faith traditions.
We welcome everybody who would like to come
at Shirley House, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield S11 8YL (218 bus leaves the Interchange at 19.15)
Refreshments are always included.
Following another interesting and successful lunch at Upper Chapel this week, we return to Shirley House (31 Psalter Lane, S11 8YL) for a bring and share evening meal on Monday 7th October at 6.00.
If you are worried about the growing -isms and -phobias around, come and get to know Sheffield people from different faith traditions. We meet to share food and develop friendships, and welcome everybody of any faith or none, old friends and newcomers.
(The new 218 bus leaves the interchange at 17.35 & 17.55)
We have booked a visit for 20 people to the National Holocaust Memorial Centre on Sunday 20th October, leaving Sheffield at 12 noon and returning for 5.30 pm. See their website for more information https://www.holocaust.org.uk
Admission will be free for paid-up members of Sheffield Interfaith, and £7-50 for non-members. Travel costs will be shared, a coach would be about £12 per head, or we may share private cars if we have enough volunteers to drive. (It is about 33 miles, taking about one hour). To book a place on the coach please email details of your name to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
If you are wanting to come by car, or you can offer lifts please email us to that we can make the arrangements.
Please contact us on email@example.com as soon as possible to book.
3 Interfaith Events in Sheffield in mid-September (See Flyers below)
7.30 pm Tuesday 17th Sept – Sounds of the Spirit – at St Andrews Psalter Lane Church, S11 8YL. Part of Nether Edge Festival. Featuring
12.30 Tuesday 24th Sept – Food & Friendship Lunch- at Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, S1 2JD Bring and share meal followed by discussion
1.00 -3.00 pm Sunday 22nd Sept – Inspirational Spiritual Women – at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane S2 4QZ This event is run by the Women’s Interfaith Forum for Women of any faith
This will be another lunchtime event, at Upper Chapel, the Unitarian chapel on Norfolk Street (S1 2JD) in Sheffield City Centre.
As usual it will be a bring and share meal, and hot drinks will be available.
There will be an opportunity for discussion on some interfaith topic (as yet unspecified) after the meal, but those who can only come for lunch break are very welcome too.
Understanding Islam – 22nd June 2019
Led by Dr Chris Hewer
See attached down load for details.
Venue: The Vine Centre (St Bart’s building) Primrose Hill, S6 2UW. (by Langsett Primrose view Tramstop)
A collaborative event organised between Contemplative Fire and The Vine Centre.
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