Inter faith week celebration: The Essex Faith Covenant Two Years On

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Anglia Ruskin University - Chelmsford

Bishop Hall Lane

Chelmsford

CM1 1SQ

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Celebrating Interfaith Week The Essex Faith Covenant Two Years On … It’s Impact on our Communities

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This event is an opportunity to hear from speakers Stephen Timms, Labour Party Candidate for East Ham , Chair of the All Parliamentary Committee on Faith and Society, and Daniel Singleton, Executive Director from Faith Action on the work of Inter Faith covenants. Come along to hear about the projects that have taken place since the launch of the Essex Covenant and visit the showcase stands during the post event buffet after the talk. The event will conclude with a Q&A session involving the speakers and some of the organisations linked to the work of the Covenant. Complimentary refreshments will be on offer throughout the event.

Complimentary drinks and curry to be served during the event.

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6.45pm Arrival and registration

7.15pm Welcome – Sidra Naeem, Deputy Lieutenant of Essex

Stephen Timms, Labour Party Candidate for East Ham to set out the national context and the importance of interfaith engagement

7.30pm Exploring the impact of the Essex Faith Covenant (presentations from signatories)

7.50pm Daniel Singleton, National Executive Director at Faith Action to talk about the value of Faith Covenants and next steps for the Essex Faith Covenant

8.05pm Cllr John Spence, ECC Cabinet Member to talk about challenges that face public services and the role that faith organisations can play

8.15pm Q&A Panel to be chaired by Cllr John Spence, ECC Cabinet Member

Panel Members:

Stephen Timms MP

Daniel Singleton – Faith Action

Sidra Naeem – Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Essex

Ivor Moody – Chair of the Essex Faith Covenant (Church of England)

Stan Keller – Vice Chair of the Essex Faith Covenant (Chelmsford Jewish Community)

8.45pm Closing remarks Cllr Susan Barker

Light Buffet, networking, project showcasing and refreshments (market place stalls)

9.45pm Close

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Anglia Ruskin University - Chelmsford

Bishop Hall Lane

Chelmsford

CM1 1SQ

United Kingdom

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