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United Kingdom: Ramadan, Iftar and Beyond

  by David and Patricia Earle  WFWP and UPF UK The city of Birmingham’s population is just over a million people, with the number of Muslims fast approaching 250,000, and with the number of mosques in the city now over 160! A large percentage of the Muslim community live in the inner city...

UK: WFWP event with Birmingham’s Iranian Society

  By Patricia Earle, WFWP UK (Birmingham, United Kingdom, 8. July 2017) When you hear the word ‘Iran’, perhaps your first thoughts are of Ayatollahs, or nuclear weapons treaties, or human rights concerns. Since returning to Birmingham in 1992, we have had the pleasure of getting to know quite many Iranian people who...

CARP Catch Up: End of Exams Dinner!

  London, United Kingdom, 2. June 2017 By Jeung-sun Shongwe CARP UK Director It was a fantastic, light-hearted and fun atmosphere we made together at this event. Although many young people could not attend this due to ongoing exams, work or other reasons, 34 attendees were present, including 5 new CARP members from...

UK: Building Loving Relationships and Healing the Wounds

A Women’s Peace Meeting held to recognize the UN Day for the Family, and Africa Day   By Patricia Earle, WFWP UK We had another Women’s Peace Meeting on June 23, 2017, which focused on the central importance of the family in society, and human relationships. The topic generated a lot of interest...

UK: Association of British Clergy

  By June Darby, FFWPU UK We held our June meeting for the A.B.C. at Lancaster Gate on June 17, 2017. Altogether there were 21 people in attendance, with 10 Pastors and one late coming Gospel singer, as well as 10 members supporting us. Rev Marshall da Souza was a very dynamic MC,...

UK: Principles of Living Seminar

  By Trevor and Mieko Davies, FFWPU UK On Saturday 27th May 2017 we held a special one-day seminar as a result of a successful witnessing effort on University campuses. This followed Mrs Hiraki’s visit to the UK last year when she shared how she had built a successful CARP programme in Los...

The 7th annual IRFF – UK Pilgrimage!

  By Ashley Crosthwaite, FFWPU UK Our walk this year took place on 29th, 30th April and 1st May. This year 2017 we decided to raise £4000 and to give half the money raised to Destiny Junior School towards much needed new classrooms and a library. (Destiny school was built by IRFF volunteers...

UK: Council of Communities Meeting Spring 2017

By Martine Masner, FFWPU Europe The Spring Council of Communities Meeting, from April 28 to 30, 2017, in Belsey Bridge, Ditchingham, UK was focused on outreach and witnessing. Community leaders gathered from the whole UK, and they had also invited representatives of UPF and WFWP. The purpose of the meeting was to create...

UK: Universal Peace Federation Weekend Seminar

  By Martine Masner Cleeve House, United Kingdom, 5. – 7. May 2017   The workshop (From May 5 to 7, 2017) was an inspirational and harmonious weekend shared with like-minded people mainly from Birmingham and London. The concluding testimonies were profoundly moving as Ambassadors for Peace expressed their desire to work with...