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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 →
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 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 →
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 →
Faith Hustings 2019
An opportunity for people and faith communities to question election candidates on the issues important to them… About this Event On Sunday 18th November 2018 at Hove Town Hall a "Faith Covenant " was signed between Councillor Dan Yates (Leader of the City Council) with the unanimous support of the political parties and representatives of... Continue Reading →
BHFA Clergy Standing Together
Brighton & Hove Faith Council's Combatting Faith Hate Partnership's "Standing Together" Informal is a new bimonthly opportunity for clergy and faith leaders in the city to meet informally, socialise and get to know each other. Funded by the City Council, the purpose is to enable faith leaders to discuss internal or external stresses upon their... Continue Reading →
Notice of solidarity Vigils and BHFA news
Dear friendsA number of vigils are being held across the city to remember those killed or injured in the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand and the incident on Sunday in Stanwell, Surrey. It is also an opportunity to remember all those killed or injured elsewhere in the world in similar violence, e.g.... Continue Reading →
Opportunity to learn more about 3rd sector Council funding…
At the Faith Council on Thursday, March 14th, John Reading, Third Sector Manager, Communities, Equality & Third Sector Team, Brighton & Hove City Council – spoke about the Third Sector Investment Programme and future commissioning. The Presentation is available for download here: Third Sector Team Powerpoint PresentationDownload The council has a clear and strong commitment... Continue Reading →