Norfolk Chaplaincy day on multi-faith society
2012: A Chaplaincy day conference entitled Good Practice in a Multi-Faith Society was hosted by Good Work near Norwich on May 30
The day was led by Churches Training Officer, Rev David Dean and interfaith colleagues from the renowned St Philips Centre in Leicester and was intended for all who are involved or interested in Chaplaincy.
Other participants included: Rt Rev Jonathan Meyrick - Bishop of Lynn; Rev Bob Wilson - Free Churches Faith Advisor, Secretary for Prison Chaplaincy, Churches Together in England; Safiyya Patel - Muslim faith practitioner and Chaplain; and Bharti Acharya - Hindu faith practitioner and Chaplain.
Organiser, Rev Chris Copsey, said: “The programme included stories of faith, exploration of major faith chaplaincies, support and development of multi-faith chaplaincies and religion in public life.”
The St Philips Centre is a charity rooted in the multi-faith environment of Leicester, the UK’s most ethnically diverse city. It has a track record of promoting positive community relations through its training course, dialogue groups and charitable activities.
The conference, hosted by Good Work (Norfolk & Waveney Industrial Mission), took place at Diocesan House at Easton near Norwich.