News

Here you will find news from SELHuG and the Bromley Humanists.

Greenwich Interfaith Seminar

A report from our Secretary, Tony Brewer At the invitation of Peta Cubberley, the Stakeholder Relationship Officer at Royal Borough of Greenwich, I participated in an Interfaith Seminar organised by the borough on Thursday 18 March 2021. It was held via Zoom and there were 53 participants from the various faith communities in the borough. … Read more »

Review: Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Advanced Directives

A review of our meeting in March 2021  Ann, who is both a member of the SELHuG Committee & a practising solicitor, opened her presentation with the supposedly obvious statement that ‘When you’re dead, you’re dead’. However, she then added that many of her clients forget that when they ask for her assistance is writing… Read more »

April meeting: Ethical Dilemmas

When: Thursday 1 April, 7.30pmWhere: Online via Zoom: link Every year we dedicate one of our meetings to exploring ethical dilemmas together. It provides interesting discussions and we find ourselves often having to carefully examine our thoughts and feelings about certain issues. Usually we hold this meeting in a cosy pub for our January meeting but this… Read more »

2021 Census: if you’re not religious, say so

Non-religious people are urged to tick the ‘No Religion’ box in the forthcoming Census, due to be completed on 21 March. Humanists UK says the last census hid half of all non-religious people, suggesting the number was only 25% instead of the 50% that show up in other surveys including the respected annual British Social… Read more »

Review: Judging Religion

Review of our meeting in February 2021 with speaker John Holroyd talking about his book Judging Religion John Holroyd, the speaker at our February meeting, has attended SELHuG meetings in the past and also gave a well-received presentation a couple of years ago. So, when he offered to speak about his recently published book Judging… Read more »