Christian Muslim Encounters

I’m excited to announce the launch of “An introduction to Christian Muslim Encounters” – a 4 week course at Blackburn Cathedral funded by Near Neighbours

This course is an opportunity to explore Christianity & Islam, the journey begins by creating a safe space and exploring the following themes over the 4 weeks:

Introduction to Christianity & Islam

Why do we need to build bridges?

The diversity of Christianity & Islam as global religions

Finding Common Ground

Towards better disagreement

The elephant in the room

Challenges & opportunities

The course will end with a celebration event that the participants will organise.

The course is an introduction and open to 10 Muslims & 10 Christians from Blackburn, it aims to bring together leaders, activists, practitioners, teachers, youth workers and communities to talk, build bridges, explore faith & society and work together to build a more cohesive society.

The 4 week course will delivered every  Tuesday from 10th April to 1st May with a 430pm Arrival with refreshments

10th April – introduction

17th April – Finding Common Ground

24th April – The Elephant in the room

1st May – What Next?

Each workshop will begin by 5pm and finish by 8pm

This course is facilitated by Imam Saleem Seedat and Rev’d Anderson Jeremiah, through a series of facilitated conversations.

This is an introductory course, previous knowledge and experience is not required.

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We require your full name, contact number, email address and why you like to do this course.

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Yours faithfully


Founder of Christian Muslim Encounters

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