Our next event is on 19 November, three speakers from different faith backgrounds will talk about their faith in action. As usual, there will be time to network and an opportunity to tap into the wisdom in the room. It should be a lively evening.
The event is free but please do book your place.
If you have any questions, please contact Mike Nulty: firstname.lastname@example.orgLocation: St Mary Moorfields, 4-5 Eldon Street, London, EC2M 7LS
The three speakers are:
Keith is a pioneer minister working with the deanery of Mansfield as 'Seeking Justice' Adviser. Writer, activist, and priest, Keith is committed to continued experiments in nonviolent resistance, community organising, and uncomfortable truth. Keith draws on experience of work and research among Churches and activists in India and the UK and his own experience of spiritual activism, community organising, and public liturgy. Keith has been involved in interfaith projects in Leicester and London, where he has helped to set up several events and a new group as platforms for greater political and spiritual engagement between Muslims and Christians. He is the author of Seeking Justice: The Radical Compassion of Jesus.
Modgala has wide ranging experience in socially engaged Buddhism. She was a nun for 12 years and travelled to Zambia, India, Vietnam and Bosnia. Her book about her time in Zambia is called You Might As Well Die Here As Anywhere. In between she has been involved in demonstrations, for peace, against the arms trade and to indicate the plight of asylum seekers and animals. She has also been very involved with the Network of Engaged Buddhists. Her background is in mental health, and she is currently she is involved in the organisational side of Amida Trust and Healthcare Chaplaincy and interfaith work, both nationally and locally.
Sarah has been a Quaker since childhood. She has championed London Citizens / Citizens UK at her local Quaker Meeting for some years. An inspirational form of Community Organising, Citizens UK enables civil society to work together and campaign for the 'world as it should be'. Their most famous campaign is the Living Wage, and a big focus of 2015 has been a call for an end to indefinite detention in British detention centres. She worked for 38 Degrees on a number of campaigns, particularly around the General Election, and now works for them full-time.