This is OUR opportunity as people of Faith to inform and question politicians about the experience of our lives and our efforts to serve the communities around us. https://youtu.be/XWDZX1yQ70U About this event A "Question Time" style debate with panellists answering Audience members' questions about Faith and Politics, social action and community cohesion, tackling the rise... Continue Reading →
Newsletter May 2019
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Celebrating Faith in Action stalls!
On Thursday, 6th June between 11am and 3pm faith groups and faith inspired community services and social action projects will be sharing with the citizens of Brighton and Hove their "Faith in Action"! https://youtu.be/4SnZXroPioE From food-banks, lunch and afternoon social clubs, arts and crafts, homeless and befriending services, partnerships with statutory and voluntary sector agencies,... Continue Reading →
Faith Covenant signed
Sunday, November 18th the Celebrating Faith 2018 event organised by Brighton & Hove Faith in Action took place at Hove Town Hall. This annual event is an opportunity for the faith community within the City of Brighton & Hove to come together and celebrate the various social welfare and community development projects they are engaged... Continue Reading →
Annual General Meeting
On Thursday 20th February 2020 the Annual General Meeting of Brighton & Hove Faith in Action took place prior to the Faith Council at the Salvation Army, Brighton.Fr Jerome as Acting Chair opened the meeting with words of welcome and received notice of those who had sent apologies. Then were the Minutes of the previous... Continue Reading →
Faith Hustings GE2019 success!
Over one hundred people gathered in the Ajex Hall of the Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue yesterday evening for our Faith Hustings GE2019! Chaired by Community Works CEO, Jessica Sumner the eleven panellists of politicians, parliamentary candidates for the local constituencies of Hove & Portslade, Kemptown & Peacehaven and faith leaders answered a variety of... Continue Reading →
1st Standing Together Clergy Informal
On Thursday, May 2nd the first multi-faith Clergy Informal "Standing Together" took place at A Taste of Sahara Restaurant on Western Road. Sponsored by Brighton & Hove City Council through the Faith Council's "Combatting Faith Hate Partnership" the event invited clergy and faith leaders from across the city to meet each other in an informal... Continue Reading →
Faith Hustings success!
The Faith Hustings at Brighthelm saw eight local election candidates for the City Council pledge their support for the city's diverse Faith Community. After a period of reflection led by faith leaders and a two minute silence remembering the victims of the Sri Lanka bombings, the evening's discussion began with candidates sharing their thoughts on... Continue Reading →
BHFA Newsletter April 2019
Dear Friend! As this newsletter and various news reports reflect, "hate" is becoming a particular issue in our society today. The terrible attack on the mosques in Christchurch, NZ last month, though occurring thousands of miles away, had a significant effect on the hearts and minds of people of faith all over the world, not... Continue Reading →
Solidarity against hate
Free event, as part of the B Right On LGBT Community Festival. Monday 8th April, 6pm at the Phil Starr Pavilion, Victoria Gardens Brighton BN1 1WN. Diverse community groups talk about shared experiences, and the importance of standing together against hate. With short film clips and Q&A. Hear from groups including LGBT Community Safety Forum,... Continue Reading →
Register to vote!
Local elections take place in Brighton & Hove on Thursday 2 May 2019. Make sure you prepare ahead so you are registered to vote, know what you need to do on the day and to apply for any postal or proxy votes if you are unable to get to your polling station. Who can vote... Continue Reading →