• Date

    January 31 - February 6

  • What

    The Multi Faith team presents...

    FAITH WEEK 2010

    Sunday :

    Places of Worship Tour
    To kick of this year's Faith Week at the University of Guelph we are going on an adventure!

    On Sunday January 31st join the Multi Faith Resource Team for an exploration of faith and the places in which faith communities gather. Have you ever wondered what its like to be inside a Hindu temple, a Mosque, a Unitarian Church? Curious about what kind of rituals they perform, services they offer and what Hinduism, Unitarianism, and Islam are all about? We will join the Guelph Unitarian Congregation for their 1030am service followed by a simple lunch. After that we will be heading to Toronto to tour the magnificent Hindu Temple (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAPS_Shri_Swaminarayan_Mandir_Toronto). Finally we will finish our tour off at a local mosque or a mosque in Toronto.

    Bring your burning questions!

    The tour will finish at approximately 5 pm and is FREE but please reserve your spot asap.

    University of Guelph Students register here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/studentaffairs/reg/
    community members email [email protected] to reserve your spot! The tour is wheel-chair friendly (Up to a maximum of 2).

    Please email [email protected] if you have any concerns or questions.

    Monday: Faith Fair in the UC
    Come check out what faith groups exist on Campus and what they do (and how you can get involved)!

    Tuesday: A Panel Discussion: Women of Faith Leaders Around the World
    MacK. 116 -at 1600 till 1700

    Location: TBA
    Yoga and spirituality- an exploration of the ancient practices of Yoga and how yoga can be more than just exercise.
    (An AMAZING) Documentary Screening: Fierce Light- where spirit meets action. People of faith often feel compelled to activism because of their beliefs. Come here stories about the "Soul Force" or what Ghandi calls, "Fierce Light"- the people around the world who are making the world a better place and are fueled by their beliefs.
    MacK. 115 from 1730 to 1930

    Interfaith Shabbat Dinner

    The Guelph Jewish Students' Organization is proud to invite you to this unique event which will cap off Faith Week 2010. Come share in a Jewish Shabbat meal, learn about the traditions, and hear from our very special guest speaker, Bernie Farber, President of Canadian Jewish Congress who will speak on the topic of "Celebrating our differences or differentiating our celebrations: What works best for Canada?"

    The cost is $8/person and is payable in advance by contacting [email protected] or at the door.

    Kosher food will be served, please email [email protected] if you have any dietary concerns.

    register online at http://www.uoguelph.ca/studentaffairs/reg/

    Time: 6pm
    Location: UC 103
    Join Guelph Campus Ministries for BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ)- their monthly worship service- and come see how some groups of Christians on campus worship. This is a learning event and is not at all about conversion! Please come and join in our community for an evening of fellowship and exploration of faith.

  • Where

    University of Guelph

  • When

    Week starting January 31

  • Why

    To foster diversity and conversation between faith groups

  • Cost

    dependant on the event, mostly free

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