On Saturday 8th July 2017 the 14th Interfaith Celebration for Animals was celebrated at Golders Green Unitarians where speakers from many faiths gathered.
The service was organised and led by Rev. Feargus O’Connor M.A. with guest speakers Joyce D’Silva from Compassion in World Farming and Dr Alpesh Patel of Animal Free Research UK.
Readings were given by members of eight major faiths from their faith’s texts. These included Ajit and Saranjit Singh reading the Sikh text, Dr Alpesh Patel reading the Hindu text, Harshad Sanghrajka reading the Jain text, Michael Allured reading the Unitarian text and Rev. Prof Martin Henig reading the Jewish text.
Delicious vegan food was kindly donated by Mohammed Safa of the Indian Veg Restaurant, Chapel Market, Islington and the organ was played by Mary Craine. Candles were lit for the world’s animals and the RSPCA.