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.
Dying matters: an interfaith conference on living and dying well
This conference will:
- offer opportunities to engage with speakers from across the spectrum of faith and beliefs
- be suitable for schools (in particular GCSE students) and is also open to the general public
This conference will bring together teachers, health professionals and members of diverse faith and belief communities to discuss: death and dying, the value of human life, end of life care, assisted death and palliative care. The talks and workshops will be linked to topics featured in GCSE Religious Studies specifications.
Devon Faith and Belief Forum is excited to be welcoming Clive Lawton OBE to speak at our Annual Public Talk this year. Clive is a British-Jewish educator, broadcaster and the author of a number of highly acclaimed books on Jewish life, Judaism and the Holocaust. He will be speaking to the title of ‘Religious Diversity; facing up to difference, learning from division’
To book a place: click here
Sat 9th November, 10.30 am for 11 a.m.
“Universal Peace Prayers for World Peace” to mark the start of Interfaith Week – led by Ravi Nathwani. Refreshments will be served after the prayers.
Venue: Garden Room of Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1QA
Tue 12th November, Doors open at 7 p.m.
“The Gate: Dawn of the Baha’i Faith”
– a screening of this one hour documentary film about the birth of the Bah’1 Faith.
Venue: Room MR2&3, Queen’s Building, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter
Wed 13th November, 7.15 p.m.
“On becoming a multi-faith Peacemaker in Jerusalem today – the spiritual journey of a Rabbi’s daughter” – Hanna Jaffe
Venue: Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1QA