A special initiative called The Calm Collective which is being launched as a collaborative network, to bring together committed meditators, faith leaders and well-wishers from all backgrounds and walks of life. It has one aim: To establish a collective, silent intentional space that gathers the power of presence for 10 minutes. These focused spaces are designed to generate atmospheres of calm, healing and hope. The Calm collective commences on the evening of Sunday, 26 September, 2021.
What challenges are faith communities facing during the COVID19 pandemic, and what important role can they play in this difficult time? What is the end strategy for the COVID 19 pandemic? What is the likelihood of an ‘ethical’ vaccine and how will it be administered? Find out more at the Faith Communities Victoria online session on Sunday, 15 November 2020.
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria will present the online event, Faith Communities in Pandemic Times, online, on Sunday 15 November 2020, from 2pm to 3:30pm. This is a Q & A forum with Professor John Catford, who is currently a specialist health adviser to the Victorian Government.
International Day of Peace will be celebrated in Melbourne on Monday 21 September 2020 with an online event. Opening and Closing Reflections to the event will be given by The Honourable Linda Dessau, AC – the Governor of Victoria, and Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp.
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria and the Victorian Council of Churches invite you to: Light in the Darkness ~ Time Out for a Suffering World Date: Monday 31 August 2020 Time: 7pm Location: In your home On the eve of Spring, an invitation from the faith communities of Victoria to be a light in … Read more
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria has issued the following statement in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created unprecedented challenges for Victoria’s faith communities.
Public religious gatherings have been cancelled, places of worship have been forced to close, and social distancing laws have made it difficult to assist the most vulnerable in our community.
There will be a special multifaith gathering on the steps of Parliament House on Tuesday, 4 February 2020, at 11.00am to acknowledge Victoria’s bushfire crisis.
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria (FCCV) has issued a statement on the Social Cost of Gambling Harm. Gambling is normalised in our society and marketed as entertainment but it can result in significant harm for the gambler and those close to them.
Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3rd December around the world. The Faith Communities Council of Victoria has issued a press release on people with a disability.