Inter-Faith Service

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Inter-Faith Service Armed Forces 2018. Free tickets to be collected at Fan Park Info Centre from 15 February 2018 – All welcome and free entrance.

Compassionate Listening Workshop – Cape Town (6041)

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In honour of WIHW, the United Religions Initiative in Southern Africa is hosting an open workshop on Compassionate Listening for members of our interfaith community and wider society. The workshop invites participants to become more powerful peacemakers in their families, communities and workplaces, and to learn how to bring the powerful practices of Compassionate Listening into their daily life. The workshop is being led by Susan Partnow, who is the co- founder of Conversation Cafes, Let’s Talk America and Global Citizen Journey. She is the author of Everyday Speaking for All Occasions and co-author of Practicing the Art of Compassionate Listening, as well as certified mediator and apprentice with Dominick Barter in Restorative Circle practice. Through this event, we hope to spread the practice of compassionate listening to a wider community in Cape Town, bringing peace into our homes and communities.

Texts & Tongues | Poetry

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marhaban 🙂  this gathering is for the writers, the spoken words artists, the poets. a space to give voice to your writing.  a gathering to share the words that have created you, destroyed you made you feel uncomfortable.  a gathering to reclaim your words, destroy your words, come to terms with them. a gathering to break your words, put them in a glass bottle or hide them under your tongue.  between texts and tongues. connect.  so. bring your endless words.partition your thoughts.connect texts and tongues.  all tongues welcomed. —also. because A Common Word Among the Youthbecause World Interfaith Harmony Week

Solely On Solutions for World Peace (6683)

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I've invited my neighbours and some of the community members to get together and encourage one another to work in harmony,love and mutual understanding,to grow a community of mutual respect and tolerance amongst each other irrespective of our religious denominations.

CTII Prayers For The City ’17

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In line with the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, you are invited to an afternoon of spirituality, cultural celebration, artistic expression and prayers for the City of Cape Town for 2017.

SUCCESS in the Context of Social Justice

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The first in a series of relevant South African conversations. We draw on the diverse experience and wisdom of Cape Town CC and community members from different religions, spiritual expressions and indigenous traditions to look at the rights and responsibilities inherent in the concept of success, exactly what success means in a socially just society and what kind of a world we want to live in. Booking essential – Full payment of R850 secures your place for the day, refreshments and a vegetarian lunch. Please inbox Berry Gargan for details

Supporting WIHW at the Republic of South Africa WARP Office

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The World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Office brings religious leaders of various faiths together, to have an interfaith dialogue based on the scriptures of each religion. Through discussing, comparing and sharing the messages from each religious text, religious leaders can truly start to understand, with an open heart, other religions in a peaceful and harmonious atmosphere.

WIHW Breakfast and Panel Discussion: Racism ends with me – How Communities can work to put an end to racism

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United Religions Initiative Southern Africa is proud to be associated with this event which is annually convened to celebrate WIHW by the Cape Jewish Board of Deputies, which does extraordinary bridgebuilding work in our community. This year, URI Regional Coordinator Karen Barensche is one of the speakers. Another panellist is Uzair Ben Ebrahim, current secretary general of the SRC at University of Cape Town. Uzair is also an ACWAY peace and harmony ambassador, and a member of a Cape Town youth led cooperation circle of URI. Rabbi Greg Alexander of Temple Israel in Cape Town is the third panellist. Panellists are expected to discuss what racism means to them, and help raise awareness of how embedded it is in our society so that by being aware, we may each in our own way be able to break down the barriers of separation.

Prayers for the City

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The Cape Town Interfaith Initiative invites you to an afternoon of culture celebration, artistic expression and prayers for the City of Cape Town.