As part of the UN’s official World Inter Faith Harmony Week, Faiths Together in Lambeth and the Streatham Drop-In Centre for Asylum Seekers and Refugees are hosting an Interfaith Harmony Breakfast on Thursday 7 February.
Between 9:00 and 11:00, people from all religions, faiths and backgrounds can drop in to the Centre at 2 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, to enjoy a delicious traditional Eritrean breakfast, learn more about the Centre’s services and meet new people from all walks of life.
Brian McCarthy, the Centre’s coordinator, said: “We are delighted to host this fantastic event again, which encourages people from all religions and faiths to join together, and of course enjoy some wonderful food. Our previous event in 2017 was a great success, with over 60 people attending, so we hope we will be able to host just as many, if not more, local people.
“It’s also a great opportunity for us to share news about the centre, including what we delivered in 2018 and our plans for 2019, so do come along if you want to find out more.”
Both charities were selected in 2016 by the then Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Saleha Jaffer, as her Mayor’s Charities.
Faiths Together in Lambeth (FTiL) was established in 2008 as an independent, borough-wide body, to foster constructive relationships among faith communities and to promote faith and multi-faith involvement in civic life.
Since 2008 FTiL has organised a programme of events each year to bring together people of different faith backgrounds. Regular events include the interfaith harmony breakfast in February, the stall at Lambeth Country Show in July, the interfaith walk in September and the Interfaith Week event in November. There are also involvements with Lambeth Council, Lambeth Police, and various health and care agencies.
The event is free to attend and there is no need to book, just drop in to the Centre at 2 Mitcham Lane between 9 – 11AM on 7 February.