Archive for the ‘Interfaith Week 2009’ Category

Mosque Open Day

Presentations by the Sikh Community

Sunday 20th November 4.00 to 6.00pm – The Centre

Presentations by the Sikh community: Gatka (Martial Arts) and Hymns followed by food.

More information on the Sikh event from Rabinder Singh Sohil, 07553 659107.

Open Evening at Diamond Road Mosque

The trustees of the Diamond Road Mosque welcomed visitors on Friday 20th November with a tour of the Mosque, prayers and shared dialogue.


Pictured are the trustees of the Mosque with some of the visitors on the day.

Walk ‘n Talk

Undeterred by very unsuitable weather for walking (rain, wind and a thunderstorm!) a brave group started out from Stoke Poges Lane Mosque, walking to St Mary’s Church in the centre of the town, and on the the Gurdwara.

The group was accompanied by singer/songwriter Dawud Wharnsby (pictured here playing and singing for the group in St Mary’s.


Brahma Kumaris day

The Brahma Kumaris of Slough led meditations and discussions through out the day, and introduced visitors to aspects of their faith.


Christian Prayer event

Members from different Christian traditions led prayers throughout the afternoon on Friday – taking part were members of the Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Baptist and River Church congregations, who are pictured here leading the early afternoon worship session.


Via Dolorosa

Art Beyond Belief’s Via Dolorosa was shown throughout Tuesday at St Mary’s Parish Church. This is an interpretation of the Christian Stations of the Cross, interpreted by artists from eight different faiths.


click here to find out more about Via Dolorosa on the Art Beyond Belief website

Hindu presentations

The Hindu Community gave presentations at the Hindu Temple, including Aarti prayer and Priti Bhoj (community food), and at Kingsway throughout the day on Tuesday.


Jewish faith presentation and workshop

On Monday, Jo Osbourn presented a workshop on facets of the Jewish faith and life at Kingsway.


Buddhist green tea and meditation

Sunday saw a relaxing afternoon of green tea and meditation in the Buddhist tradition at Kingsway.