Norwich Interfaith Link

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Norwich InterFaith Link is a meeting point for people of diverse religions, cultures and communities, to share experiences and beliefs. In new friendships and shared concerns, bonds of trust are born. We try to meet at least eleven times a year, for talks on challenging topics, visits and discussions on issues of common concern.


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'Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship.’
(Bahá’i Writings)


There will be no monthly meetings of the Interfaith group in the coming months during Lockdown when halls are closed and social gatherings are not permitted. You will be informed as soon as matters return to normal. Our best wishes for your health and welfare. Meanwhile can I bring to your attention an article from Lady Dannatt, the Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk, has written to all faith groups in the county.

Lady Dannatt has praised the long-standing role of faith groups in the community and has particularly asked for their help in regards to end-of-life care and mental health issues. Lady Dannatt wrote: “Faith groups are at the centre of our communities. One area that we will need to work together on is the issue of each faith’s requirement when it comes to end of life care, strict requirements for immediate burial in some cases as well as potentially managing a higher than usual number of deaths. There is equal concern about the effect of the crisis on mental health and those who may be feeling isolated and anxious. I would take this opportunity to thank you all for the crucial role you play in your communities. A multi-faith resilience plan for Norfolk is being drawn up, with Aylsham Anglican priest, Rev David Hagan-Palmer, contacting faith groups in due course and if you have any questions or queries, please contact him either via his email, revdavepalmer@gmail.com or his Norfolk County Council support team at MPCG@norfolk.gov.uk.

Future NIFL Events and Meetings


Zoom meeting
Title: The Traveller Community, a case study for faith communities.

Tuesday 21st July at 7:30 PM

Organised by Norwich Interfaith Link

This Zoom meeting takes place on your computer.

Hazel Marsh from the UEA has offered to start our next Zoom meeting with the topic originally arranged for our July meeting, followed by discussion and general catch up.

How do Travellers see themselves? How much of a group are they or do their origins mean they regard themselves as distinct groups. Within their groups how self-sufficient do they want/have to be to maintain their culture, religion and customs and what are these? How much is integration desirable and feasible? Is discrimination inevitable?

Further information from David Griffith (please use the contact page)



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Collaborative artwork created at the World Religion Day event run jointly with the Baha'i community in January 2017. Picture: Ruth Kenyon.

This site was last updated on Wed 8th Jul, 2020.