Wednesday 17th June: Climate Coalition Rally in London & Lobby of Parliament. Wolverhampton Coach leaves Faulkland Crescent Coach Park, WV1 1JN, at 7:30 am. Return by about 9:30 pm. £20 adults, £12 children & students. Tickets are available from the Interfaith office (Cheques payable to Interfaith Wolverhampton) and from the Fairtraid shop at 10 Salop Street.
Monday 1st June to Tuesday 30th June: "Different Pasts, Shared Futures". City of Sanctuary Exhibition at Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT. Putting the human face on the label and statistic 'refugee'. Showing the personality, resilience and contribution of our refugee and migrant community alongside the vision of Wolverhampton as a city of Sanctuary - a safe place for those escaping persecution and war.
Monday 15th June: "Meet & Mingle". 7 pm - 9 pm at Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT. An excellent opportunity to meet and talk to Asylum Seekers and Refugees to help us to understand the difficulties they experience but also how they positively contribute to the life of the City. Admittance is free, but as this is a Bring and Share event, please bring food (cultural dishes will be most welcome) to share with each other. Drinks will be available from the bar. For more information or to confirm your attendance: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01902 311554.
Monday 15th June to Sunday 21st June: National Refugee Week.
Saturday 13th June: “Hear Our Voices – Family, Theology and the Synod” From 10am to 4pm at Newman University. A day exploring Theology, Stories about Families and Shared Reflection as part of the Church’s preparation for the Synod. Led by Professor Thomas Knieps Port Le Roi (Associate Professor for INTAMS Chair for the Study of Marriage & Spirituality), Dr. Patricia Kieran (Mary Immaculate College), as well as Elizabeth Davies (Marriage & Family Life Secretary Bishops Conference). The day will conclude with a panel of our key speakers, chaired by Fr. Eddie Clare (Director of the Maryvale Institute) and include David McLoughlin (Senior Lecturer in Theology at Newman University).
Cost £10 (includes parking, refreshments and lunch). To book a place or for enquires phone: Lee Lawrence 0121 476 1181 ext. 2405 or Email: email@example.com E-Store: estore.newman.ac.uk
Monday 15th to Sunday 21st June: Refugee Week see http://www.refugeeweek.org.uk
Wednesday 17th June: “Speak Up for the Love Of” lobby of Parliament”. Further to information circulated in Mini-Newsletter no.13 here are the details for the coach from Coventry: Christian Aid has organised a coach to Central London, price £13.50, with online booking now available here: https://www.tickettailor.com/checkout/view-event/id/28300/chk/24a7?widget-disable=true. We will gather at 7.45am to board the coach leaving 8am from the coach lay-by on Hales Street, opposite the Transport Museum (CV1 1JD) to the climate change mass lobby of Parliament in central London, which commences 12 noon. The coach is a 49-seater with toilet facilities on board. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 26th June: United Nations Day for Victims of Torture see ACAT(UK) - Action by Christians Against Torture www.acatuk.org.uk/
Sunday 12th July: Sea Sunday see apostleshipofthesea.org.uk tel. 07505 653 801.
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July: “The Things That Make For Peace” NJPN annual conference at Swanwick, to identify the real threats to human security and how we can work together to create a world without war. Places still available tel. 020 7901 486 or Email email@example.com
Speakers include Prof Paul Rodgers & Fr Edu Gariguez. Theological reflections from Rev Dr Martin Poulsom SDB. Activities for children and young people, and a Just Fair with information and resources from many organisations.
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