Events

The Calendar below includes upcoming DFBF events and other interfaith events in Devon, and reports and photos of previous events.

See also the Shap e-calendar of Religious Festivals, featuring dates and descriptions of festivals. It is an invaluable resource for the teaching profession, students, businesses, chaplaincies, those in health care and public services.

 

Nov
14
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Forum meeting @ Quaker Meeting House
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Just a reminder about the next meeting of the Torbay Interfaith Forum which will take place during Interfaith Week – and a request for you to put the details on the DFBF website.
Wednesday 14th November 2018 at 7.30pm
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Torquay
TQ2 5RT
The talk will be entitled “My Connection with Judaism”
The Speaker: Sherridian Richard-James
Nov
17
Sat
Corrymeela in Exeter @ Alumni Auditorium
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Corrymeela in Exeter

Mercy, Justice, Truth and Peace

An Interfaith conference, open to those of all faiths and beliefs and none

10.00am to 4.30pm 17 November

in the Alumni Auditorium, the Forum, Exeter University

Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian, mediator and peace activist/educator. Since 2014, he has been the leader of the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest and pre–eminent organisation for peace and reconciliation. He grew up in Cork, and after a nomadic, highly creative decade in Switzerland, Australia, Lithuania, Uganda and the Philippines, he settled in Belfast in 2003. With a poet’s interest in storytelling, language, theology and conflict are among the dominant themes referenced in his work.

Pádraig writes poetry and prose, lectures, leads retreats, and is a frequent contributor to religious broadcasting across the British Isles. His published poetry and prose include In the Shelter, Sorry for your Troubles, Readings from the Books of Exile and Discovering the Spirit in the City. He is also a group worker and has worked with groups in Ireland, Britain, the US and Australia

Here is his TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJfBYz6tab8

And here is one of his poems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxNkaNlxb4

https://www.corrymeela.org/

Dec
12
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Forum Meeting @ Quaker Meeting House
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7.30pm
 
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Torquay
TQ2 5RT
 
The talk:  ‘Quakers in the Christian Mystical Tradition’
                – a talk written by my F(f)riend T. Roy Dutton, who passed away this year – and to be read in tribute to him.
 
The speaker: William(Bill) Becher
Jan
9
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Forum meeting @ Quaker Meeting House
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Torbay Interfaith Forum invites you to

“Words, Faith and Action”

A talk by Captain  Adrian Prescott of the Anglican Church Army

7.30pm Wednesday 9th January 2019

Quaker Meeting House

48 Tor Hill Road

Torquay

TQ2 5RT

Mar
13
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Meeting @ Quaker Meeting House
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 7.30pm
 
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Torquay
TQ2 5RT
 
 The talk:
“Pastoral Theology in the Catholic Church”
 
The speaker: Julia Beacroft, author of “Sanctifying the Spirit”
May
8
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Forum @ Quaker Meeting House
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 7.30pm
 
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Torquay
TQ2 5RT
 
The talk is entitled “My Humanism”
 
The speaker is Dr Kevin Dixon
Jul
10
Wed
Torbay Interfaith Forum @ Quaker Meeting House
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Penny Rouvas will be speaking about:
“The Path of the Sikh Dharma through the Sound Current of Naad”
 
Torbay Interfaith Forum 
Wednesday 10th July 2019 at 7.30pm
 
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Torquay
TQ2 5RT  
 
Aug
31
Sat
Vespers at the Orthodox Church @ Saint Anne’s Church
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

VESPERS WITH THE AKATHIST HYMN

‘GLORY TO GOD FOR ALL THINGS’

Akathist Flyer

Saint Anne’s Church – junction of Old Tiverton Road and Blackboy Road, Exeter

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