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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 […]

Letter to Faith Leaders on Covid-19 Safety, July 2021

Chair of THIFF, Revd Alan Green, has co signed a letter along with Mayor John Biggs and Councillor Sirajul Islam, encouraging all faith leaders in the borough to act with caution and due care in planning how to move forward in acts of worship and prayer, in celebrations and memorials, to continue to protect congregations […]

Tower Hamlets Virtual Iftar: Adhan at Tower Bridge

Tower Hamlets Homes organised for the Adhan, the Islamic call to prayer, to be called out on Tower Bridge last week, as part of the virtual inter faith Iftar, supported by THIFF, East London Mosque, Tower Hamlets Council and City of London. The virtual Iftar featured local leaders of different faiths and politicians to celebrate […]

Community Collect at Places of Worship

Community Collect is a programme offering at home COVID Testing to anyone who wants to access it. Community Collect points are being established across the borough, where members of the public can walk in and collect test kits to use at home. This testing uses rapid lateral flow technology (LFT), which produces a result within […]

Resources for Schools: Inter Faith Activity & Ramadan 2021 Guide

There are two new resources available for schools: Inter Faith Activity  in the UK, by IFN (Inter Faith Network for the UK) This time rich in faith festivals is a reminder of the diverse nature of the UK today as well as of the importance of faith in the lives of many people and of […]

Letter to Faith Leaders: April 2021

  Please take a look at the latest letter to faith leaders, co signed by THIFF, Mayor John Biggs and Councillor Sirajul Islam about worshipping and key faith dates.  You can read it here.

Faith Engagement Officer: Job Vacancy

FaithAction are working with East London Mosque on a London Borough of Tower Hamlets project that aims to engage with all faith groups in the borough and to supply Covid-19 infection prevention items to faith settings.  Are you interested in the joining the project as a part time Faith Engagement Officer? Please contact if […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021: Inter Faith Event Film

  As Holocaust Memorial Day could not be remembered in the usual way at East London Central Synagogue this year, please watch this film, organised by Tower Hamlets Council in partnership with UK Jewish Film, East London Central Synagogue, Jewish Care and Jewish East End Celebration Society. Members of THIFF and the wider faith communities […]