Our History

Serving the Southwark MultiFaith Forum community since 2003

SMFF have achieved so much over the last 18 years serving the religious groups throughout Southwark with some of the key dates listed below.

SMFF History

September 3

Inaugural meeting of the full Multi-Faith Forum

On the evening of September 3 2003 at the Damilola Taylor Centre (DTC) in Peckham there will is the inaugural meeting of the full Multi-Faith Forum to which every faith based organisation in the Borough of Southwark is being invited.

November 24

I’ts AGM time again – Time to have a say!


This year the event took place at “ The Rotherhithe Hilton – The London Room, Hilton Docklands Riverside, 265 Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5HW.
All documentation will be accessible via our website.

April 25

The Annual Inter-faith Walk Began!

2015 played host to the first annual inter-faith walk. Aside from a short interlude during the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual walk has been a roaring success year-on-year and has become the cornerstone of our activities.

September 18

Southwark Inter-Faith Walk & BBQ

First walk post pandemic 
Southwark Inter-Faith Walk & BBQ

Held on Saturday 18th September 2021 and great opportunities to look around venues.

SMFF Quote
We appreciate this kind of training and expect this will be continued as we can now fill in the application by ourselves (Participant, How to write a funding application) My confidence in applying and conceiving projects has increased and I can go ahead and send an application (Participant, How to write a funding application) It was a really good evening , I enjoyed the singing and the Turkish dancers (Participant

Participant , Teenage Pregnancy Meeting
I became a member of SMFF in 2006. l enjoy their events particularly the training and open forum meetings. SMFF has done alot of work in trying to bridge the gap between faith groups and the Council. With the information gained from the forum l now have confidence in the working of the Council and have a greater understanding of how to voice my concerns and influence decisions. I now

Margaret Cullen, Church of the Lord Aladura
We are a charity organisation, offering counselling services, After School Service, Youth and OAP support and a place of worship among other projects. SMFF offers our organisation support, advice on training and services available in Southwark. I have attended various training and meetings i.e. Planning Workshop, Health & Safety, Child Protection, Applying for funding and meeting councillors and stakeholders in Southwark. All the above has helped us to identify areas

Phelicia Agugu, Project Manager Community Outreach Ministries
My organisation is of the Christian faith-a Church. We work with all ages of people, with a focus on families. As a result, we have 2-3 generations of families in our congregation, from grandparents to grand-children. I have had the opportunity of participating in trainings, e.g. How to write successful funding applications, Project Management, How to complain successfully, and events like Peace breakfasts, AGMs etc. My organisation has benefited from

Pastor Yei, Tower Christian Fellowship