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November Issue #51.1


Keeping us all connected with what's happening at the ILSC and around London! 
November brings you opportunities to join interesting and fun events, widen your horizon by learning about other faith traditions, and of course get ready for the holiday season! Check below for Interfaith Week events and our Christmas Market Crawl that replaced the Holiday event. We're looking forward to seeing you! 

If you are looking for a part-time job and speak Swedish, take a look at the bottom of the letter for a job posting! There you'll also find a Lutheran podcast, this time with a topic of Lutheran identity (some funny answers included). 

King's College London
November 14 to 21

Interfaith Week 

King's College London (where Sarah is now working) is arranging a bunch of Interfaith week events, that bring together people from different traditions to learn and discuss about their own and others' faiths. 

The week kicks off with a Scriptural Reasoning event on Wed 17th, where three chaplains discuss texts from their own traditions related to environmental issues. 

On Thursday 18th you have a chance to get together for some tea and cake, chat about faith and music from different faith traditions. 

On the following week, Wednesday 24th you can join the Faith Crawl - a bit like a pub crawl, but better - to visit places of worship of different traditions. 

Find more information on Instagram and event pages (links below). 

If you have any questions about attending any of the events, don't hesitate to contact or ! 

You are most welcome to join! 

King's College Chaplaincy on Instagram
Scriptural Reasoning Event Page
Interfaith Tea Event Page
Faith Crawl Event Page

Swedish Church in London
November 20 and 21

Christmas Fair

The Swedish church in London is arranging a Christmas Fair with traditional Swedish Christmas treats, gifts and decorations, and of course with a wonderful Christmas spirit! 

Some of the stalls outside the church are open for all to visit, but to visit the stalls inside the church you must get a ticket. It is best to book your tickets in advance via Eventbrite (follow the link below). 

Address: 6 Harcourt Street, W1H 4AG London
Opening hours: 
Saturday 20th November 10.30-18
Sunday 21st November 11.30-17
Book your tickets following the links for each day

Wherever you are

Listen to a podcast

What is a Lutheran? What it means to be a Lutheran? Listen to the first episode of a podcast series by the Council of Lutheran churches, this episode's main topic being the Lutheran identity. 

You may also spot a familiar voice, and hear some funny answers to the question "What is a Lutheran?" from people at King's Cross (not so many of them had any idea!).
Listen to the podcast!

Around London
November 20

Christmas Market Crawl  

Change of plans! We had to cancel our Holiday event that was planned to be on Friday 19th November, but INSTEAD we have a Christmas Market Crawl on Saturday 20th to get our Christmas spirits up! 

During the day we'll visit Christmas Fairs at the Finnish and Swedish churches, drop in to visit the Norwegian and (maybe) Danish churches and check out some other Christmas Markets on our way. This is your chance to taste some holiday treats from the Nordic countries and maybe even start shopping for presents (if you haven't already)!
We will update the route and estimated times on the Facebook event and share them on Instagram, so stay tuned for that! You can crawl with us the whole tour or join at any point which is convenient to you. Please let us know if you're interested! 

Feel free to email any questions or express your interest to
Christmas Market Crawl Facebook Page

Finnish Church in London
November 10 to 14 and 17 to 21

Christmas Fair

This Christmas Fair is your chance to get a taste of traditional Finnish Christmas treats straight from Finland, start shopping for gifts and just enjoy the Christmas spirit! Outdoor grill also offers you a chance to enjoy some warm food to keep you going through the shopping. 

The Fair is open from Wednesday to Sunday on 10.-14.11. and 17.-21.11. at the Finnish church in Rotherhithe.
Address: 33 Albion Street, SE16 7HZ London
Opening hours:
Wed-Fri 14-20
Sat-Sun 11-18

Event page (scroll down for English)

From wherever you are

Feeling a bit ...?

If you're feeling a bit down or anxious or sad or on edge or a bit lost in the midst of everything going on around you - remember that the chaplaincy team is here to provide support for you. Feel free to get in touch over the phone or email if you'd like to schedule a time to talk.
Contact the chaplaincy team

In London

Looking for a job? 

The Swedish church in London is looking for a part-time pedagogue to work with children and young people, main responsibilities being Sunday school and confirmation classes. 

Om du är intresserad av barn och ungdomar, delar svenska kyrkans värderingar och kan tala svenska, kontakta Tuulikki Bylund, för mer information. Du behöver inte studera pedagogik. Kontakta modigt om du är intresserad! 
Skicka e-post till Tuulikki
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