‘Made to be One’ launches at Russells Hall Hospital

‘Made to be One’ launches at Russells Hall Hospital
19th December 2014

The Dudley Group’s chaplaincy service welcomed the Bishop of Dudley and local faith leaders to Russells Hall Hospital to launch the Dudley Borough Interfaith Network (DBIN) ‘Made to be One’ campaign.

The bishop launched the campaign by speaking of the importance of different faith groups being understanding and tolerant of each other.

“As we approach the celebration of Christmas, we join as leaders of the different faiths in Dudley, each of us hoping for peace.

“From our different faith groups we commit ourselves to making Dudley a place where all people can live in peace together.”

The bishop, Rt Rev Graham Usher, was also joined by the Mayor of Dudley, Councillor Margaret Aston and DBIN chair Rev Andrew Wickens.

Guests signed a pledge to stand together in peace and received a wrist band featuring the slogan ‘We are made to be one in Dudley’

DBIN works to build relationships and understanding between people of all faiths and none, and to support faith communities in acting together for the benefit of the whole community.

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Chaplaincy Team Leader Rev Mark Stobert welcomes guests to the launch

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Rev Andrew Wickens talks about the importance of tolerance and understanding

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Guests were given a ‘Made to be One’ wristband to show their commitment to the campaign

 

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Rev Mark Stobert signs his name on the ‘Made to be One’ pledge

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Chief Executive Paula Clark shows her commitment to the campaign

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Dudley Borough Interfaith Network chair Rev Andrew Wickens adds his name