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Inter Faith Week 2022 – Event Review

Tower Hamlets Working in Partnership 2022: Event Report In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2022, Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum hosted an event on Tuesday 15th November,  from 6 – 8pm at Raines Foundation School in Bethnal Green. The aim of the event was to highlight partnership working in the borough, and hosted by Reverend […]

Farewell to our Chair Reverend Alan Green

Our Chair, Reverend Alan Green, retires at the end of this year.  We held an event earlier this week to celebrate Alan’s achievements during the time he has spent serving the communities in Tower Hamlets.  Attendees shared some great memories and thoughts on the impact that Alan has had in the many years he has […]

Food, Fuel & Faith – Event Review

We held our latest event, Food, Fuel & Faith, last week at the Bernie Cameron Community Centre in Bow.  The event gathered local residents, faith organisations, council representatives and other VCSE groups to find out how faith and community leaders can support their communities, and the local support that is available in the borough. Attendees enjoyed […]

Free Face Coverings for Places of Worship

The recent Faith Covid Assistance Partnership project by FaithAction, East London Mosque and Tower Hamlets Council highighted the needs of Covid-19 infection prevention supplies for faith settings around the borough.  The project gave out supplies of essential items such as face coverings and hand sanitiser to around fifty settings, but the project ended earlier this […]

Letter to Faith Leaders: Covid-19 Omicron Variant

In light of the arrival of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, a letter has been issued to faith leaders as a reminder of the new Covid-19 guidance. Dr Somen Banerjee, Director of Public Health and Revd Alan Green, Chair of Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum, have issued a letter to faith leaders in the borough, […]

Inter Faith Week 2021: Bridge Over Troubled Water

We celebrated Inter Faith Week last week with a fantastic event at St Margaret’s House in Bethnal Green.  The event aimed to celebrate the work of local faith groups, to build resilient faith communities and highlight the unique offer that faith provides society. Over 50 people attended the event, hearing from a variety of speakers. […]

Marking the Pandemic: Faith Groups in Tower Hamlets

Following on from our previous post about #TowerHamletsRemembers, here is a selection of how faith groups around the borough marked the pandemic. Ashaadibi Centre     Young Deputy Mayor Ahmed Duale & Ashaadibi Centre created a video message, commending communities in the borough for the relisience and strength throughout the pandemic. Click the image to […]

Inter Faith Week 2021 – THIFF Event

Join us for our Inter Faith Week 2021 event – Bridge Over Troubled Water We look forward to welcoming you in person this Inter Faith Week 2021! Faith groups have provided essential support to residents in Tower Hamlets, before and during the pandemic, and have been at the heart of providing support for people, particularly […]

Marking the Pandemic – Tower Hamlets Remembers

Tower Hamlets Council are encouraging residents, local organisations and faith groups to take part in ‘Marking the Pandemic’ in the week commencing Sunday 17 October. This will be a time to commemorate those that have lost their lives during to pandemic, but also to reflect upon the outstanding work done by frontline workers, community groups and volunteers. We could […]

Your Faith, Your Health: Vaccination Q&A with Local Pastors – Recording

Tower Hamlets recently hosted a live online Q&A session aimed at the Black African & Caribbean communities in East London.  The panel consisted of local pastors, public health officials and medical experts. The session covered: How the vaccine was developed and how it works How faith leaders can use their platform to reduce vaccine hesitancy […]