On Wednesday 29 April 2015, twenty nine people departed Frankston Visitor Information centre for a bus tour to the Jewish Museum of Australia, St Kilda and the Progressive Synagogue of Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda followed by a kosher lunch in Elsternwick.

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On Monday March 30th 2015, the Frankston Interfaith Network in conjunction with the Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) and Frankston Uniting Church organised an Interfaith Model Seder - a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Passover.

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On Sunday 16th March 2014, the Frankston Interfaith Network celebrated Harmony Day with a panel discussion on 'Religion, Society & Interfaith' at Frankston Library. The discussion was faciliated by Norman Currie from Channel 31's Diversity in Harmony program.

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Faith, Fashion,Fusion

On Sunday 23rd February 2014, Frankston Interfaith Network (FIN) lead a bus tour from Frankston to the Immigration Museum in Melbourne to see the Faith, Fashion, Fusion exhibition followed by an afternoon visit to the Mission to Seafarers.

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Frankston Interfaith Network’s Peace Day celebrations with Joy of the Earth Community Gardeners on Sunday 22nd September 2013 was a beautiful, shining example of how two very different communities can come together to celebrate in harmony and peace.

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Spirituality at Midlife

Have you ever taken time to reflect on your life experiences and think about how your views on faith and spirituality may have changed at different times in your life?  At the Frankston Interfaith Network 'Spirituality At Midlife' workshop on Sunday 30th June 2013, at Frankston Library, we had the opportunity to do just that.

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Indonesian Delegation

On Wednesday 17th April 2013, Frankston Interfaith network (FIN) was pleased to welcome and play host to a group of young Indonesian Muslim leaders from the Australia-Indonesia Muslim Leaders Exchange Programme. The meeting was a great opportunity to dispel any myths and stereotypes.

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Serbian Orthodox Weddings

On Sunday 17th March 2013, Susan Petkovich from the Serbian Catholic Mission at Langwarrin, gave a presentation on the rituals and traditions of a Serbian Orthodox wedding at the Frankston Library. Susan brought along traditional Serbian costumes, wedding crowns and candles and we shared Serbian food and cookies, music and a chance to dance together in celebration. A wonderful way to fully experience the Serbian Orthodox faith and culture.

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community-garden

‘May This Olive Tree Represent Peace, Freedom And Happiness For All Who Come Here’.

On Saturday February 16th 2013, Frankston Interfaith Network (FIN) commemorated the opening of the ‘Joy of the Earth Community Garden’ at Joy Street Frankston with a tree planting and blessing. Clay decorations as symbols of harmony, peace and happiness were made to hang on the tree and members of FIN provided vegetarian burgers for the community for a welcome lunch.

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On Thursday 31st of January 2013, Frankston Interfaith Network (FIN) hosted a Spirituality Talk on 'Indigenous Spirituality'  with Uncle Lionel at Seawinds Gardens, Arthur's Seat. Uncle Lionel shared some of the indigenous local history, customs and spiritual traditions of his people and ancestors, and their spiritual connection to the Land.

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On Sunday 21st October 2012, 25 people gathered at Keast Park Pavillion Cafe in Seaford to take part in an interactive workshop - The Golden Rule Workshop - which is a global ethic and belief system that teaches to ‘do to others as you would have them do to you’.

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On Sunday 27th of May, 2012, forty people from various faiths and traditions gathered together at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park in Langwarrin for 'Walking the Labyrinth' workshop. 

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Islam Weddings

On Sunday March 13th 2011, Frankston Intefaith Network (FIN) organised an Islamic Wedding ceremony at Frankston Library. This event was part of FIN's Harmony Day celebrations and attracted an enthusiastic crowd of over 70 people.

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