Meetings and Events

Rugby Interfaith Forum holds monthly discussion meetings and each year a peace walk and public meeting.

The Peace Walk

About a hundred people took part in a walk through Rugby on that first event in 2001 and visited some of the places of worship of the faith communities. We have repeated this Peace Walk most years and plan to continue this tradition in the future. Starting at the Peace Tree we visit typically a Christian church, the Hindu Temple, the Sikh Gurdwara and the Mosque.

Meetings

Rugby Inter Faith Forum is now a network of some 30 -4- members from the main faith communities in Rugby – Baha’i, Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh. We meet about once a month with about a dozen people attending. Initially our reflections centred on the phrases of the millennium resolution which were drawn up with common ground between the faiths in mind. We have since ranged over such topics as festivals, prayer, scriptures, stories, prophets & holy men and women, euthanasia and what happens after death.
We also discussed some of the significant moral issues that confront us such as world poverty, alcohol, climate change and abortion. 2017 discussion topics included refugees, the environment, war and mysticism.

Religious festivals in the UK

For a list of religious festivals commonly celebrated in the UK see here.


Past and Future RIFF Events

Event Information:

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019

    RIFF Discussion Meeting - Faith Perspectives on Climate Change - Part 3

    19:30 - 21:00Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 6 Craven Rd, Rugby CV21 3HY

    This is the third discussion meeting that is part of RIFF's  exploration of the role of religion and world views in addressing climate change and care for the environment.

    During these three RIFF discussion meetings we are exploring  how our individual faiths help to motivate us to protect the environment and address climate change.

    Please come along and share your insights on this truly existential topic. Each session will be led by one of the RIFF Steering Committee using the short briefing documents that have been prepared to support the schools that participated in the schools event.