Plant power

On Saturday the 8th of June, the women’s group met again. Sharon from Food4Families joined us and we got our hands dirty planting some nice vegetables that we will try to keep alive in our gardens! We learned more about the Sikh project that is planting a million trees around the world. The Sikh faith …

Fasting in a café

The interfaith group

On Saturday the 4th of May, the Reading interfaith women’s group met to exchange experiences about fasting. It was lovely to meet new people and catch up with friends. Those of us who are Muslim are preparing for the holy month of Ramadan. The days are long at this time of year, so it’s not …

Caring for the Earth

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On the 6th of April, we had a very inspiring coffee morning, where we talked about our relationship to the Earth. Different religions all make reference to the natural world. We shared some examples, like St Francis and Jesus’ parables in Christianity, and the celebration of the spring equinox in Iran. The importance and symbolism …

Friendship Walk

Friendship Walk

Over the years, Reading Interfaith Group has organized several Friendship Walks. It has been a regular event since 2001. Each time, the Friendship Walk has attracted a good crowd. People of all ages, abilities and beliefs came together to celebrate the inclusive society that we have in Reading. The search for peace begins with each …