26 04, 2017

The Birmingham Conversations – Artwork

2017-10-26T07:58:26+00:00 Community, Interfaith, Outreach|

The Church of England - Birmingham organised The Birmingham Conversations last year for all faiths and none to discuss issues affecting our city. The third series of Conversations, 'Faith in the Public Sphere', explored to what extent people of faith can, or should, be involved in shaping the life of our city. This year we have been invited to attend the fourth series of Birmingham Conversations titled 'How do we live at peace in a world of Conflict?’. The third series was also attended by local artists of different faith backgrounds and have

23 03, 2017

On the morning of tragic attack in Westminster, London, St Johns, Perry Barr Church visit As-Suffa Institute

2017-10-26T07:57:53+00:00 Community, Interfaith|

The very same morning of the tragic attack in Westminster, London St Johns, Perry Barr Church had requested a visit to As-Suffa Institute to learn about the work we do.  As-Suffa Institute has been working with many faith and non-faith organisations in the community and we welcomed the opportunity to meet another local church community. Keeping in mind the misconceptions and misinformation circling around the traditional media and social media, our guests also saw it as an opportunity to gain a better understanding of Islam. The congregation enjoyed meeting with As-Suffa Institute scholars, students

8 02, 2017

Emotional “Peace Walk” along scene stabbing and murder

2017-10-26T07:56:53+00:00 Community, Interfaith|

The peace walk was emotional this Saturday. We walked together on Rookery Rd in Handsworth where the recent stabbing took place on the bus. Unfortunately Leon Hazle lost his life as a result of the incident. We were also joined by Gary Younge from The Guardian who is working on a piece looking at all the victims of Gun/Knife Crime over the years. Why don't you join us next month to say: #notogunsandknives #yestolife Post by As-Suffa Institute

6 10, 2016

A Real issue on our doorsteps – stand against this evil

2017-10-26T07:54:52+00:00 Community, Interfaith|

We have a real issue of knife crime on our doorsteps and we must make a stand against this evil! The Prophet (S.A.W) said, "Time will pass rapidly, good deeds will decrease, miserliness will be thrown (in the hearts of the people) afflictions will appear and there will be much 'Al-Harj." They said, "O Allah's Apostle! What is "Al-Harj?" He said, "Killing! Killing!" (Bukhari - Narrated by Abu Huraira (R.A.)) #YESTOLIFE Knife crime surge as government plans new tougher punishments As-Suffa Institute