August

W'ton Fair Traid Logo21st (Tuesday)              Bring and Share Lunch  12.45 - 2.00, "Darlington Street Methodist Centre", 24 School Street, WV1 4LF.  Speaker: Brenda Shuttleworth will talk about her faith and her work with Fairtrade.

September

8th (Saturday)              Commonwealth Concert at St.Leonard's Church Bilston  7:30 p.m.  Tickets from The Office, £7 including light refreshments.  Proceeds will go towards the building of a library at Masaba Deb School in Kimilili, Western Kenya.

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18th (Tuesday)              Bring and Share Lunch  12.45 - 2.00, "Darlington Street Methodist Centre", 24 School Street, WV1 4LF.  Toban Ephram (Toby) will speak about the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and his work for them as a volunteer.

19th (Wednesday)        Interfaith Wolverhampton AGM  7:30 p.m.

21st (Friday)                  Peace One Day  "Building peace one day at a time".   Peace One Day is a non-profit organisation that was founded in 1999.   In 2001, due to their efforts, the member states of the United Nations unanimously adopted the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence on September 21st – Peace Day.  http://www.peaceoneday.org/ .

29th (Saturday)            Who are the Quakers?  10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Wolverhampton Quakers invite us to their Open Day to find out about Quaker beliefs and practice.  Displays, Discussions and Quaker Worship (optional).  Drop in for as long or as briefly as you wish - Refreshments will be available all day.  Friends' Meeting House, 8b Summerfield Road, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, WV1 4PR.  (Click HERE for map).  How has their faith led Quakers to be at the forefront of - Slavery Abolition? Prison Reform? Campaigning Against War? Mental Health Care? Acceptance of Asylum Seekers and Refugees? Working alongside people of all faiths or none?

October

Sewa Day Logo with Text14th (Sunday)               Sewa Day  Sewa is a sanskrit word and is embedded in the Dharmic traditions of ancient India.  It means to sacrifice your time and resources for the benefit of others without wanting anything in return.   http://www.sewaday.org/about-sewa-day/ .

14th - 21st                     Week of Prayer for World Peace  Annual inter-faith week focussing on the need for justice, peace and reconciliation.  http://www.weekofprayerforworldpeace.com .

18th (Tuesday)              Bring and Share Lunch  12.45 - 2.00, "Darlington Street Methodist Centre", 24 School Street, WV1 4LF.  Speaker: John Babb, who is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and author of a recent new book and a DVD on Conscientious Objectors to Military Service, who refused to be conscripted to kill.

21st - 28th                     One World Week  One World Week is a Development Education Charity.  An opportunity for people from diverse backgrounds to come together to learn about global justice, to spread that learning, and to use it to take action for justice locally and globally.  https://www.oneworldweek.org .

27th (Saturday)            Public Debate  7 pm at St. Peter's Church, Wolverhampton City Centre.  Organised by Erik Pearse, a "controlled and courteous" Public Debate between invited speakers on the issue of whether or not there should be a second "People's Vote" about 'Brexit'.   The Revd Rachel Parkinson will chair the event.   Further details to follow.

November

                                         Interfaith Wolverhampton Annual Conference - Mental Health Awareness  

11th to 18th                   National Inter Faith Week  https://www.interfaithweek.org/  .

20th (Tuesday)              Bring and Share Lunch  12.45 - 2.00, "Darlington Street Methodist Centre", 24 School Street, WV1 4LF.