Dear friends, for your information and action where appropriate:
6th & 9th August: 70th Anniversaries of the first use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Prayer resources available from Pax Christi: http://paxchristi.org.uk/resources/prayer-and-seasonal/ and you can find a variety of Hiroshima and Nagasaki events here http://www.networkforpeace.org.uk/calendar/2015-08
28th to 31st August: Greenbelt Festival in Kettering. See www.greenbelt.org.uk
Tuesday 15th September: Birmingham Christian Homelessness Forum next meeting is from 10.30-12.00 in the Bryan Green room at St Martin’s in the Bullring. 20th to 26th September: World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel - ‘Bridges, Not Walls’
Information on Pax Christi website: www:paxchristi.org.uk/campaigns/israel-and-palestine/. The prayer and information leaflet is available now from Pax Christi.
Sunday 13th September: Racial Justice Sunday. This year’s theme is Dignity of the Person see ctbi.org.uk/racial-justice-Sunday-2015.
Sunday 13th September: CAAT Christian Network Day of Prayer see www.caat.org.uk or tel. 020 7281 0297.
Saturday 19th September: NJPN Open Networking Day at Warwick Rd URC, 10 Warwick Row, Coventry, CV1 1EX. Speaker: Paul Bodenham (Green Christian) ‘Francisconomics: The Saint, the Pope and the Economy of Enough.’ Details from firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.020 7901 4864.
Sunday 20th to Saturday 26th September: World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel www.pief.oikoumene.org/en/world-week-for-peace/
Monday 21st September: Peace One Day. Details at 020 7456 9180 and www.peaceoneday.org. This year’s main event will be in Kigali, Rwanda and focuses on young people, empowering a new generation of peacemakers http://www.peaceoneday.org/2015-celebration.
Saturday 17th October: Birmingham J&P Assembly in St Peter’s School, Solihull.
With best wishes to you all as always,
Administrator, on behalf of the Birmingham Justice and Peace Commission
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