Participating in Churches Together

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Mufti Helal explained the importance of Interfaith Work and how important was it for him as a Muslim to participate in this field and the benefits of Interfaith dialogue in the wider Community to members of the Churches Together group in Uppermill during their Lent Course.

Any Questions at Oldham College

any questions at oldham college march9 2017 main lecture theatreany questions at oldham college march9 2017 view from the panelany questions at oldham collage - the audience

We had an excellent and larger than anticipated audience for the latest multi-faith Any Questions session held at Oldham College, So many students came that we had to move from the room originally allocated to the college's main lecture hall. The panel was Multi Helal, Father, Phil Sumner, Judith Hayman and Jit Kara.

SAG Report Launched in Glodwick

On Sat 4th March the Saving a Generation Conference report was launched outlining the actions taken so far by partners.
All the partners supported and endorsed the report based on conclusions reached following the Saving a Generation Conference held in Oldham last year.

Basit Shah starting the eventAudience at the launch, Fazal R$ahim and Howard Sutcliffe on left Bruce Penhale of Oldham Council signs

Speakers at the launch were:

Basit Shah Oldham of Oldham Mosques Council

Rev. Howard Sutcliffe of Oldham Interfaith Forum

Debbie Abrahams MP for East Oldham & Saddleworth

Mr. Bruce Penhale of Oldham Council

Mufti Helal of Oldham Mosques Council

 

Standing together against Trump's Travel Ban

At Oldham Parish Church 1.30pm members of Oldham Interfaith Forum, Oldham Mosques' Council and other local groups met with Debbie Abrahams, the MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, Jean Stretton, leader of Oldham Council and other Civic leaders to show solidarity against Donald Trump’s travel ban imposed on seven, mainly Muslim, countries.

150 people joined us to stand united against division.

Mufti Helal of Oldham Mosques' Council speaking Father Phil Sumner of St Patrick's speaking
150 from wide range of faiths attended Group outside Oldham Parish Church

Presentation at Saddleworth School

A presentation by OIF at Saddleworth School.

Presentation at Saddleworth School - Fazal Rahim, Mufti Helal Mahmood  and audience Presentation at Saddleworth School - Mufti Helal Mahmood

The feedback has been really positive.

"It has completely changed my perception of Muslims"
Year 10 student.

How People of Faith Help the Needy - a Discussion

Expert speakers from different religious perspectives will be speaking on the subject of how people of faith help the needy.

Topics will include

  • Scriptural references
  • How it works on the ground (Locally, Nationally and Internationally)
  • What benefits are gained?

There will be opportunities at have an input and ask questions.

Date & day: Wednesday 18 th of January 2017
Time: 7.30 – 9.00pm
Venue: The European Islamic Centre
Werneth House 79 Manchester Road
Oldham OL8 4AN

Book a place by telphone or email, or use the form on the top left of the web-page.

helping the needy discussion, Jan 2017- flyer

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