Welcome to London Inter Faith Centre. We are a Christian hosted centre working with people of all faiths and none. For all Enquiries please email: john.parry@londoninterfaith.org.uk

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Our website is here to inform about our activities and to advertise our events, as well as to provide resources to help those engaged in interfaith work.  For a summary of what we do look at our annual report.

We have published a new resource on our website under the title Speaking of our Faith.  This is primarily to enable Christians to find ways to open conversations with people of other religious traditions.  Follow this link.

As many of you will be aware London Inter Faith Centre is in a period of transition.  This reflects changes both in the way Inter Faith work is developing and also decisions of LIFC’s sponsoring bodies.

Fr Laurence retired on the 31st March 2019 (See this link). Rev Dr John Parry has announced that he will retire towards the end of Spring 2020. As neither will be replaced the trustees have agreed to close the charity LIFC effective at the 31st December 2019.  LIFC will continue with its present form of activities until the Spring of 2020.

This is not the end however – the work will continue.

For The Church of England, some work will be moving to St Paul’s Cathedral, some to Southall and it is the intention that events will still take place at 125 Salusbury Road.  St Anne’s will continue its Inter Faith links and intends to host events at different points in the year.

The United Reformed Church also has plans for how it will continue to support Inter Faith Dialogue through a London Interfaith Initiative which recognises that interfaith activity is to be found in an increasing number places within the Synod to which support will be given.

Meanwhile the Website will remain for the foreseeable future with new resources to sustain Christian conversation with people of a variety of world-views.

In sharing this news we recognize that LIFC has been a valuable resource that has laid the foundation for many of the developments in interfaith work in London and beyond.  In this we rejoice, recognising that what has been done is thanks to the cooperation of colleagues from many different faiths and philosophies. To them we give our warmest thanks and pray God’s blessing on those who continue this vital work.