Everyone Matters – Toowoomba, a Model City of Peace and Harmony

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Tuesday – December 4, 2018

'Part Two:

Seeking and Praying for World Peace Through Actualizing Religious Education and Cultural Understanding -

The Way Forward by Toowoomba Delegates'

Reverend Richard Tutin, Anglican Representative, Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Kamaljit Kaur Athwal, Sikh Representative, Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Sunday – December 2, 2018

'Part One:

Seeking and Praying for World Peace Through Actualizing Religious Education and Cultural Understanding -

The Way Forward by Toowoomba Delegates'

Venerable Wu Shin, Executive Vice-President, Pure Land Learning College Association

Jagdish Narayan, Christadelphian Representative, Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Tuesday – November 27, 2018

‘Part Four: 360 Quotes of Hinduism’ by Sarwan Narayan, Hindu Activist

Sunday – November 25, 2018

Hope and inspiration -

In conversation with Maro Alwakeel, a new resident to Toowoomba’

Tuesday – November 20, 2018

‘How to Enhance Efficiency in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogues with the Expeiences Gained

by Using the Four All-Embraacing Methods to promote Social Harmony and Acceptance

by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM,

President and Founder, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – November 18, 2018

Food in Sufism’ by Dr. Arsalan Mozaffari Falarti,

Master of the Nematollahi Ghadirali Shahi-Sufi Order

Tuesday – November 13, 2018

'How to build peace within the community'

by Dr Uma Kumar, Trainer, Heartfulness Toowoomba

Sunday – November 11, 2018

What we influence vs What influences us

by Quinn McDonald, Year 11 student at Harristown State High School

Tuesday – November 6, 2018

What we influence vs What influences us

by NazGul Nazari, Year 10 student at Centenary Heights State High School

Sunday – November 4, 2018

‘Resting in Uncertainty: A Beginner's Journey

by Anne-Marie Doecke, Christian Meditation Community

Sunday – October 28, 2018

Part Seven: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Tuesday – October 23, 2018

Part Six: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – October 21, 2018

Part Five: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Tuesday – October 16, 2018

Part Four: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – October 14, 2018

Part Three: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Tuesday – October 9, 2018

Part Two: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – October 7, 2018

Part One: My Study Report on The Sutra on Ananda asking about

the Good Fortune and Misfortune of Learning the Buddha’s Teachings

by Venerable Wu Kai, Pure Land Learning College Association

Tuesday – October 2, 2018

A Beginner’s Journey: Learning to Listen

by Anne-Marie Doecke, Christian Meditation Community

Sunday – September 30, 2018

Science and Religion’ by Sarwan Narayan

Tuesday – September 25, 2018

Science and Religion

by Dr. Stephen Wanyonyi,

Chaplain Coordinator, University of Southern Queensland

Sunday – September 23, 2018

Science and Religion’ from a Baha’i Perspective

by Mark Jocumsen, Baha'i Toowoomba Local Spiritual Assembly

Tuesday – September 18, 2018

Science and Religion from a Christadelphian Perspective

by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – September 16, 2018

Science and Religion from a Christian Perspective

The Right Reverend Cameron Venables,

Anglican Bishop for the Western Region

Tuesday – September 11, 2018

Charity

by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Tuesday – September 9, 2018

'Stories from the Baha’i traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Eloy Brunkhoff, Baha'i Toowoomba Local Spiritual Assembly

Sunday – September 4, 2018

'Stories from the Jewish traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Ariel Heber, President and Community Liaison, Queensland Jewish Community Services Inc.

'Stories from the Sufi traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Dr Arsalan Mozaffari Falarti, Master of the Nematollahi Ghadirali Shahi-Sufi Order

Sunday – September 2, 2018

'Stories from the Christian traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Anne-Marie Doecke, Christian Meditation Community

Tuesday – August 28, 2018

'Stories from the Hindu traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Sarwan Narayan, Hindu Activist

Sunday – August 26, 2018

'Stories from the Buddhist traditions on the benefits of Meditation'

by Venerable Wu Chin, Pure Land Learning College

Tuesday – August 21, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Muslim Perspective’

by Imam Abdul Kader, Garden City Mosque

Sunday – August 19, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Sikh Perspective’

by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Tuesday – August 14, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Yogic Perspective’

by Dr Uma Kumar, Trainer, Heartfulness Toowoomba

Sunday – August 12, 2018

‘Bringing Respect into the Family’

by Brother Steve Smith,

The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Tuesday – August 7, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Muslim Perspective’

by Syed Ghazaly Syed Agil, President,

Islamic Interfaith and Multicultural Association of Toowoomba Inc.

‘Code of Conduct from a Quaker Perspective’

by Taisoo Kim Watson, Clerk, Queensland Quakers

Sunday – August 5, 2018

‘The Beauty of Living in a Multicultural Diverse Community’

by Zahra Aria, University of Southern Queensland

Tuesday – July 31, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Hindu Perspective’

by Sarwan Narayan

Sunday – July 29, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Christian Perspective’

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Tuesday – July 24, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Buddhist Perspective’

by Venerable Wu Chin, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – July 22, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Christian Perspective’

Dr Stephen Wanyonyi,

Chaplain Coordinator, University of Southern Queensland

Tuesday – July 17, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Muslim Perspective’

by Muhammed Haniff, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – July 15, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Christadelphian Perspective’

by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – July 10, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Spiritualist Perspective’

by Reverend Dorothy Woodside,

Minister of the Toowoomba Spiritualist Church

Sunday – July 8, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Sufi Perspective’

by Dr Arsalan Mozaffari Falarti,

Master of the Nematollahi Ghadirali Shahi-Sufi Order

Tuesday – July 3, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Catholic Perspective’

by Nicole Rangiira, Pastoral Care in Health Care

Sunday – July 1, 2018

‘Making Music’ by Chew Lin Kay,

Masters in Divinity at Harvard Divinity School

Tuesday – June 26, 2018

‘The Way to Happiness - A Muslim Perspective’

by Kamariah Mohd

Sunday – June 24, 2018

Being inclusive and respectful. How can I be an example?'

by Zahra Aria

Tuesday – June 19, 2018

Closing Summary

by The Revd Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary, Queensland Churches Together

Closing Address

by Councillor Geoff McDonald, Chair - Environment and Community

Sunday – June 17, 2018

Part Three: Panel Discussion -

Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

chaired by Sophie Ryan,

Youth Ambassador for the Multi-Faith Multicultural Centre

Tuesday – June 12, 2018

Part Two: Panel Discussion -

Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

chaired by Sophie Ryan,

Youth Ambassador for the Multi-Faith Multicultural Centre

Sunday – June 10, 2018

Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

by Rahila Abdul Hadi, Harristown State High School

‘Part One:

Panel Discussion - Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

chaired by Sophie Ryan, Youth Ambassador for the Multi-Faith Multicultural Centre,

and Undergraduate student at the University of Queensland/National University of Singapore

Tuesday – June 5, 2018

Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

by Mahsa Nabizada, Youth Leader,

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Youth Leaders program/

Yentle Rangiira, St Ursula’s College

Sunday – June 3, 2018

Towards a Culture of A Shared Future – A Youth Initiative

by Zahra Aria, University of Southern Queensland

by Connie Qu, Centenary Heights State High School

Tuesday – May 29, 2018

360 Quotes of Hinduism’ by Sarwan Narayan

Sunday – May 27, 2018

Part Two:

Are Religion and Culture a Source of Strength in Today’s Society?

by Venerable Master Chin Kung, AM,

Founder and President of Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.

Tuesday – May 22, 2018

Part One:

Are Religion and Culture a Source of Strength in Today’s Society?

by Venerable Master Chin Kung, AM,

Founder and President of Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.

Sunday – May 20, 2018

Art of Listening

by Dr Uma Kumar, Trainer, Heartfulness Toowoomba

Tuesday – May 15, 2018

Having Doubts

by John Agnew, Past Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Sunday – May 13, 2018

Being grateful and not giving up and what it all means to me

by Fatemeh Aria, Year 11 student at Centenary Heights State High School

Tuesday – May 8, 2018

Part Three: Unconference Dialogue on

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’,

chaired by Dr Joseph Paul Ozawa,

Clinical Psychologist Asian American Christian Counseling Service, Inc.

Sunday – May 6, 2018

Part Two: Unconference Dialogue on

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’,

chaired by Dr Joseph Paul Ozawa,

Clinical Psychologist Asian American Christian Counseling Service, Inc.

Tuesday - May 1, 2018

‘Part One: Unconference Dialogue on

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’,

chaired by Dr Joseph Paul Ozawa,

Clinical Psychologist Asian American Christian Counseling Service, Inc.

Sunday - April 29, 2018

‘Part Two: The Christadelphians and their beliefs’ by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday - April 24, 2018

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’ by

Imam Abdul Kader, Imam of Garden City Mosque

Sunday - April 22, 2018

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’ by

John Agnew, Past Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Tuesday – April 17, 2018

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’ by

The Revd Canon Richard Tutin, General Secretary, Queensland Churches Together

Sunday – April 15, 2018

‘Commonalities and Differences – A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony –

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’ Part Three: Questions and Answers

chaired by Nicole Rangiira, Catholic Church Representative

Tuesday – April 10, 2018

‘Commonalities and Differences – A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony –

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’ Part Two: Questions and Answers

chaired by Nicole Rangiira, Catholic Church Representative

Sunday – April 8, 2018

‘Commonalities and Differences – A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony –

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’ Part One: Questions and Answers

chaired by Nicole Rangiira, Catholic Church Representative

Tuesday – April 3, 2018

‘Commonalities and Differences –

A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’

by Sophie Ryan, Youth Ambassador for the Multi-Faith Multicultural Centre,

and Undergraduate student at the University of Queensland/National University of Singapore

Sunday – April 1, 2018

Commonalities and Differences –

A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’

by Scott McGrath, Deputy-Chair, Goodwill Committee of Toowoomba

Tuesday – March 27, 2018

‘Commonalities and Differences –

A Bridge to Religious and Social Harmony

A Religious and Cultural Perspective’

by Syed Ahmad Al-Attas, Assistant Imam of Ba'alwie Mosque

Sunday – March 25, 2018

Are Religion and Culture Sources of Strength in Today’s Society?

by Most Reverend Robert M McGuckin, Catholic Bishop of Toowoomba

Tuesday – March 20, 2018

Code of Conduct from a Baha’i Perspective

by George Karko and Nura Behjat, Baha'i Toowoomba Local Spiritual Assembly

Sunday – March 18, 2018

How to remove Ego -A Sikh Perspective

by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Tuesday – March 13, 2018

The Concept of Compassion, Forgiveness and Kindness from the Islamic Perspective

by Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza

Sunday – March 11, 2018

Islamic Virtues’ by Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza

Tuesday – March 6, 2018

'The significance of Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies from the Catholic Perspective'

by Reverend Zhou Jingxun

Sunday – March 4, 2018

'The significance of Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies from the Lutheran Perspective'

by Reverend Martin Yee

Tuesday – February 27, 2018

Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony from the Hindu Perspective

Sunday – February 25, 2018

Closing Address at the National Interfaith Conference 2017

by Dr John McVeigh MP, Minister Regional Development, Territories and Local Government.

Tuesday – February 20, 2018

Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century

by Venerable Wu Chin, Pure Land Learning College Association

Sunday – February 18, 2018

Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century

by Associate Professor Keith Thompson, Associate Professor of Law and

the Associate Dean at the Sydney School of Law, University of Notre Dame

Tuesday – February 13, 2018

Identifying and Promoting Universal Principles and Values

by Rt Rev'd Professor Stephen Pickard,

Assistant Bishop in the Canberra-Goulburn Diocese,

and Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

Sunday – February 11, 2018

Identifying and Promoting Universal Principles and Values

by Dr Nora Amath, Secretary, Board of Trustees, Islamic Relief Australia

Tuesday – February 6, 2018

Living in a Culturally Diverse Society Without Compromising One’s Faith

by Anthony Green, Author / Consultant Interfaith, New Zealand

Sunday – February 4, 2018

Living in a Culturally Diverse Society Without Compromising One’s Faith

by Maryanne Walsh, Principal, Centenary Heights State High School

Tuesday – January 30, 2018

Strengthening Communities Through Religious and Cultural Understanding

by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,

Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Sunday – January 28, 2018

The significance of Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies from the Islam Perspective

Tuesday – January 23, 2018

Ancestral Remembrance -Life after death- Christadelphian perspective

Sunday – January 21, 2018

Scripture as a Source for Development of a Civil Society

by Venerable Master Chin Kung, AM,

Founder and President of Pure Land Learning College Association

Tuesday – January 16, 2018

A Business Perspective on The Governing Principles of Ancient China

by Chairman Wu Nianbo

Sunday – January 14, 2018

An Academic Perspective on The Governing Principles of Ancient China

by Professor Liu Yuli

Tuesday – January 9, 2018

A Political Perspective on The Governing Principles of Ancient China

by H. E. Mrs Mariam Y. Katagum, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Nigeria to UNESCO

Sunday – January 7, 2018

How to overcome Dukh – Sorrow

by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Tuesday – January 2, 2018

Enlightening Address about World Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony

by Venerable Master Chin Kung, AM