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World Day of Social Justice

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

World Day of Social Justice Event Isolation and Faith artwork project to continue from last years creativity. Finishing with all making their mark. We will be finishing our COVID-19 artwork, having a keepsake book to write our thoughts and feelings. and giving all the opportunity to do video as well. Doncaster RSL Hall - corner of Doncaster Rd and Leeds St, Doncaster East Saturday, 20th February 2021 10am to 2pm Free - light cultural luncheon - bookings essential contact: Dot…

World Day of Prayer with Tim Costello 

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

World Day of Prayer with Tim Costello  Friday, 5th March 2021 10 am at Edge Church contact: Dot Haynes 0425 718 937 dothaynes041@gmail.com

Harmony Day

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Harmony Day It is a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism and the successful integration of migrants into our community. Australia is one of the most successful multicultural countries in the world and we should celebrate this and work to maintain it. Harmony Week is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background, united by a set of core Australian values.

Community Family Fun Day

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Community Family Fun Day Respect: Sports and Games! More than just Bowls! This is a call for all the local teams and communities to join us and play! You can organise your own team of family, friends or any social groups! All abilities & aged 12 and over Short, round robin competition Free coaching Victoria Police playing Live Music Sunday, 16th May 2021 11am to 3pm To register & ensure your team's place contact: Dot Haynes 0425 718 937 dothaynes041@gmail.com…

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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

 

Here at the Manningham Interfaith Network we are here to foster harmonious relationships between all people within the City of Manningham and to support all spheres of government in promoting responsible citizenship and peaceful co-existence.

AIMS OF THE NETWORK

TO provide a forum for the faith communities represented in the city of Manningham to sharing information about their programs and activities

TO document the abilities of faith communities to live and work together in peace and goodwill.

TO promote the advancement of mutual
understanding and respect of one another’s beliefs, cultures and traditions.

TO provide an environment in
which the differing faiths
can support each other.

 

THE GOLDEN RULES

Baha’i
If your eyes be turned towards justice choose for your neighbour that which you would choose for yourself.

Buddhism
Treat all creatures as you would like to be treated.

Christianity
Whatever you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Hinduism
This is the essence of morality: Do not do to others which if done to you would cause you pain.

Islam
No one of you is a believer until you desire for your neighbour that which you desire for yourself.

Judaism
What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour – that is the basic law, all the rest is commentary.

Sikhism
Do as you desire goodness for yourself as you cannot expect tasty fruits if you sow thorny trees.

 

COMMON STATEMENT OF THE FAITH COMMUNITIES

WE bring greetings from the faith communities to the Community leaders and all people of the
City of Manningham.

WE offer to the City of Manningham our common commitment to seek to live together in peace and goodwill.

WE further affirm this same commitment to the promotion and advancement of mutual respect and understanding of one another’s beliefs, cultures and traditions.

THIS desire arises not only from our common humanity but also from our being people of faith and people of prayer.

WE recognise that as neighbours, we have responsibilities to the community, the world and ourselves. We therefore urge all citizens, both religious and non-religious, to put aside intolerances, biases, prejudices and divisiveness, to attain peaceful and fruitful co-existence in our City.