Concord had a stall at the 'Light for Leeds' Interfaith Week Celebration on 18th November at the Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey. Various stalls offered displays food and activities. Musical interludes, meditation walks, carol singing and a Faith in Peace and War display were part of the event. The pictures show Cynthia at our stall, the United Hebrew Congregation Choir, and a young imam reciting from the Qur'an.
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Participants in the Annual Peace Service held in the Banqueting Room of the Civic Hall in Leeds, 24th October 2018. See link above for more pictures and the readings used.
Concord is one of the oldest interfaith groups in the UK, founded over 40 years ago. It exists to foster friendship, trust, tolerance, understanding and co-operation among members of the faith communities of multi-cultural Leeds.
The group also works closely with the Leeds Faith Forum and is affiliated to the national Interfaith Network for the UK.
Some of the faiths Concord brings together:
Baha'is, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Pagans, Sikhs and others.
Its aims are:
283 A5 pages in full colour - 238 illustrations
This substantial and unique book, published to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Concord, tells the story of the different faith communities in Leeds and of the key individuals who have promoted interfaith relationships. Purchase:
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