The IDC Team attended a presentation by local Jewish Author Diana Finley on her book “The Loneliness of Survival”. The presentation was part of the “Holocaust Memorial Day” commemorations and the presentation focussed on the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and the evil of mankind.
It was a good chance for IDC to network with the Jewish community, guests and also distribute gift boxes.
On Sunday 9th November 2014 IDC’s Daniel Johnson delivered a talk on the Islamic positions on extremism and terrorism at St Bede’s Catholic School in Lanchester, County Durham. The talk was given after the School’s Remembrance Day Service on the occasion of Remembrance Sunday and included a Q & A session covering Islam, extremism and life as a British Muslim. The talk was excellent opportunity to clear misconceptions.
Good Society Conference, 4/11/14.
IDC’s Daniel and Richard were at the ‘a Good Society’ conference at St James URC Church in Newcastle today, discussing how people of different faiths can work together to build a better society. The guys spoke from a Muslim perspective, giving their views on how together we can create “a Good Society” insha Allah! Here they are with the Venerable Stuart Brian, Anglican Arch Deacon of Sunderland.
Faith and Resilience Conference, 3/10/14.
IDC were at the “Faith and Resilience” Conference at the Trinity Centre in Middlesbrough yesterday. Brother Daniel delivered a speech on the importance of patience in religion and met the very charming Paul Ferguson, the Anglican Bishop of Whitby!
Newcastle Sikh Gurdwara Visit, 26/02/14
IDC were at Newcastle Sikh Gudwara today! It was a great opportunity to meet people of different faiths and discuss religious issues. Here’s an IDC Member presenting a very nice Gudwara volunteer with some quality Islamic literature.
IDC NorthEast Teesside sisters visited womens group at Grove Hill Methodist Church.
They took them samosas which they requested at the training course and had a chat .
They spoke about the two latest IDC Winter Projects and they were happy we were helping the older community and the vulnerable across society.