The Victorian government has allocated $200,000 for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak. Apart from funding 20 special events, iconic Melbourne landmarks will be lit up in saffron, to mark the historic occasion.
Celebrate India invites you to join the most eagerly awaited annual event of Victorian Festival of Diwali at Federation Square on Saturday, 19 October 2019.
Deakin University welcomes all members of the Deakin uni community (and beyond) to celebrate the Diwali or Deepavali Festival at Waurn Ponds, on Thursday, 31 October 2019 from 6pm onwards at the Waurn Ponds Campus.
Pax Christi Victoria – International Christian Peace Movement – invites you to the October Agape, Aboriginal Theology and Anthropology and Just Ecological and Sustainable Peace led by Naomi Wolfe, Lecturer Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University, on Sunday 20 October at 2pm.
The Ballarat Interfaith Network and the Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) will conduct a Friendship Walk on Sunday 20 October visiting Ballarat’s Central Uniting Church, Jewish Synagogue and Islamic Mosque.
An innovative new program is bringing together students from Melbourne’s Jewish and Islamic communities to build bridges and foster respect and acceptance. The ‘Museums Together’ project is seeing a hundred students from King David School and Sirius College come together to share experiences, culture and knowledge of their respective religions.
In October 2019, it is the great privilege of The Contemplary to be hosting Laurence Freeman, a Benedictine monk and the director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, for a one-day introduction to the essentials of meditation in the Christian tradition.
Australia’s first ever Muslim Film Festival awaits you with a full day of independent short films made by Muslims and/or telling stories about Muslims anywhere in the world. Our first annual event of Muslim Film Festival will screen around 27 short films within the Official Competition on 14 September at Backlot Studios, 65 Haig St, Southbank, 3006.
The International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on 21st September. Women’s Federation for World Peace Oceania holds an annual one-day conference to support and foster peace building within our diverse multicultural community.
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in association with the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong, and the City of Greater Dandenong, would like to invite you to the 2019 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 17th 2018 at the Springvale City Hall.
The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) and the Kew Baptist Church present A Jewish – Baptist Dialogue: FREEDOM OF RELIGION: ‘The importance of interfaith respect in fostering religion for human flourishing’ on Sunday 22 September 2019 at the Kew Baptist Church from 2:30pm – 4:00pm. All welcome.
Jewish Care Victoria has launched a new series of three posters aimed at helping to build awareness of family violence.
UN Habitat invites you to join in UN Habitat’s World Urban Campaign’s faith initiative, Faith and the Path Towards a Better Quality of City Life. UN Habitat together with World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the Urban Shalom Society (USS) and a number of local partners are running a series of faith based Urban Thinkers Campuses, aimed at encouraging faith communities to work together on the creation of cities and urban environments where all can flourish.
Join us to celebrate LIVING THE CHANGE together at the Multicultural Hub, Melbourne, on Sunday 8 September 2019 where we will be working together towards creating a flourishing world for all. We gather as members of diverse faith communities and those who care for our planet to share our stories of change, transformation, and regeneration. Living the Change is brought to you by Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, Religions for Peace Australia and United Religions Initiative.
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia presents an interfaith event: Honouring Our Differences – Telling Our Stories at the ARK Centre, Cato St, Hawthorn East, on afternoon of Sunday 25 August 2019.
On September 3, 10, 17, 19 Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM will be presenting a series of lectures /interactive discussions, including guests, followed by an innovative workshop on developing new approaches to conversation and dialogue. I’ve titled the series Navigating Life in the Age of Cyberspace at St Michael’s Church, Collins St, Melbourne.
The Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria will conduct a Forum on Freedom of Religion Responsibility, Respect & Dignity in a Pluralist Society at Swinburne University of Technology, Advanced Technology Centre (ATC), on Saturday 31 August 2019.
Join the Jewish Christian Muslim Association for a night of conversation with writer, actor and poet Osama Sami, including a showing of the film based on his story, ‘Ali’s Wedding’ at the Knox Lecture Theatre on 24 August 2019.