Professor Douglas Ezzy of University of Tasmania will deliver the 2022 World Interfaith Harmony Week lecture on Tuesday 1 February 2022, on the topic of Religious freedom, discrimination, and living well together. This will an online event, hosted by Religions for Peace Australia Victoria Branch, Tasmania Branch and the Multifaith Association of South Australia.
International Day of Peace is a program commemorating the 2021 International Day of Peace: Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world. This will feature Dr Lynn Arnold AO as Keynote Speaker, and Guest Speakers Ms Nadia Rahim and Ms Gillian Aldridge OAM. This event will be held at St Peter’s Cathedral, North Adelaide on Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 6.30pm – 8.00pm.
The Women’s Auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association of Australia conducted an interfaith webinar, “Why Faith?” on 24th of July 2021. Vice chair of Religions for Peace Australia and President of the Multifaith Association of South Australia – Ms Philippa Rowland – participated in this event. Her contribution includes the interconnectedness of all things, the care of the Earth and the need to help guide our global family in the right direction.
The August session of Hope’s Cafe will take place on Friday evening 6 August, and Saturday, 7 August 2021, focussing on the life journey and rites of passage.
You are invited to Interfaith Matters at Hope’s Cafe (243 The Parade, Beulah Park) on 28 July 5.45 for 6 pm – 8 / 8.30. The theme of this forum is the spiritual process within Ramadan and an overview of Islamic faith practices.
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster will remain in the realms of satire, after an attempt to have its Australian wing formally recognised was rejected by a South Australian legal authority on the grounds that the purported religion is nothing more than a “hoax”.
Refugee Week commences on Sunday 20 June, which is World Refugee Day. Celebrate and reflect on the art of welcome & belonging (while raising funds in support for Circle of Friends Pilgrim) and hear more about the work of Circle of Friends and Justice for Refugees. The celebration is at Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders St, Adelaide on evening of 22 June.
You are invited to Interfaith Matters at Hope’s Cafe (cnr Norwood Pde and Portrush Road) on 23 June 5.45 for 6 pm – 8 / 8.30. The theme is Hindu faith practices and beliefs.
The period 20 April – 1 May is observed by the Bahai Community as the Festival of Ridvan. This is the Baha’i commemoration of the twelve-day period that Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i faith, spent in the Garden of Ridvan in the last days of his exile in Baghdad, and publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first, ninth and twelfth days are celebrated as holy days. The Prime Minister has sent one message to the Baha’i community in Australia.
You are invited to Interfaith Matters at Hope’s Cafe (cnr Norwood Pde and Portrush Road) on 24 March 5.45 for 6 pm – 8 / 8.30. The theme is the art of abandoning/letting go; something central to many religions and spiritual practices.
On 11th March at 11.00am religions and faiths all over the world will protest the shocking inaction on climate change by our governments, organised by Greenfaith International and the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change in Australia. In Adelaide, there will be an assembly on the steps of Parliament House, North Terrace, at 11 AM.
Hope’s Café is a joint project between Uniting Communities and the Clayton Wesley Uniting Church (Beulah Park, South Australia). It is run by Uniting Communities and is a place for people to come together to help each other to make a better community. Connect for Children happens every Tuesday from 11:00 to 12:30.
The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre (UniSA) and Australian Refugee Association (ARA) present the 2020 Oration, The Future is Intercultural. This oration will examine Australian capacity to interact across all cultures in a post-pandemic world. Intercultural competence will be explored in the Oration.
The Multifaith Association of South Australia lists interfaith events, climate events and faith festivals happening both locally in South Australia, and nationally, with internet participation – for the month of November 2020. For December 2020. Hope’s Cafe event Connecting across Cultures is attached, along with the screening of the 2040 Film and the conjunct Living the Change session.
The Multifaith Association of South Australia lists interfaith events, climate events and faith festivals happening both locally in South Australia, and nationally, with internet participation – for the month of November 2020.
The Multifaith Association of South Australia lists interfaith events, climate events and faith festivals happening both locally in South Australia, and nationally, with internet participation – for the duration, July-September, 2020.
The Multifaith Association of South Australia, in collaboration with Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, Living the Change, Pinnacle College and Multicultural Youth Education Support Services will celebrate International Day of Peace at Pinnacle College, Elizabeth East, on Saturday 19 September from 2:00pm
In Australia, religious communities were one part of society expressly impacted by the ‘lockdown’ directives introduced to stem the spread of the virus. On 29 March all places of religious worship were effectively closed by the restrictions that limited non-essential indoor gatherings to two people. In Victoria, lockdown came again on 9th of July, with border closures. Here, we look to faith community experiences in time of lockdown. On this page, we look to the experience of the members of the Sikh community at Glen Osmond Gurdwara, Adelaide South Australia.