Our Common Home: A London Interfaith Event for Creation Time


Source: Westminster Justice and Peace

St Mary Moorfields Church, the only Catholic Church in the City of London, is hosting an evening on Friday 28 September titled, 'OUR COMMON HOME: An Interfaith evening of exploration and reflection during Creation Season'. All are welcome.


There will be a panel of three women - Buddhist, Muslim and Catholic:

Elizabeth Chappell

Elizabeth is a university researcher, writer and practising Buddhist, a member of SGI-UK. Committed to telling the stories of those who have transformed their lives, her research interests are in narrative studies and the literatures of transformation. She is currently chair of Islington Faiths Forum.

Harfiya Haleem

Harfiya is a leading Muslim environmental activist. Editor of a book of essays on Islam and the Environment & co-author of Sharing Eden - green teachings on sustainable living from the Abrahamic faiths. A regular reviewer for the Muslim World Book Review, she has written khutbah (sermon) notes for Imams and leaflet texts and helps run sustainable living and recycling projects in London. She is a Director of the Muslim Women's Collective, Tower Hamlets.

Ellen Teague

Ellen is a freelance Catholic journalist who writes and campaigns on Justice, Peace and Ecology issues. Regularly writes for Independent Catholic News, The Tablet and Redemptorist Publications and edits the Columban publication Vocation for Justice. For ten years she served on the Executive Board of the National Justice & Peace Network for England and Wales. She has written texts and study programmes on ecological issues, such as 'Paint the Church Green', 'Becoming a Green Christian', Laudati Si study programme and 'Conflict and Climate Change'.


Links:

Westminster Justice and Peace Commission: https://westminsterjp.wordpress.com/2018/08/28/our-common-home-interfaith-event/

SGI - UK: https://sgi-uk.org/

Vocation for Justice Newsletter: www.columbans.co.uk/media/vocation-for-justice-magazine/


Tags: Our Common Home, Interfaith, Westminster Justice and Peace, Ellen Teague

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