Clean up at Camden Lock
"Religions Working Together" carried out another
clean-up on Sunday, 8th August, tackling rubbish, graffiti
and unsightly posted stickers at Camden Lock.
The clean-up was
accompanied by the UK's top jive and swing band, the
turbo-charged Jive Aces, who drew a large crowd all
around the lock, including some accomplished "Lindy
Hop" dancers taking to the floor and showing how
Many hundreds of people were
introduced to the idea of different faiths working together
in the community, and the response was very positive,
with many comments that this was a great idea.
Religions Working Together has
members from many different religions, including Buddhism,
Church of England, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism,
Mount Zion 7th Church of God, Roman Catholic Church,
Scientology, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism.
A leaflet was distributed to
let people know about the group, which included the
following quotes from different religions which are
represented in the group. The quotes all reflect the
concept of people working together and respecting each
"The best of men
are those who are useful to others."
Hadith of Bukhari (Islam)
"You shall love your neighbour as yourself."
Leviticus 19.18 (Judaism and Christianity)
"Let your aims be common, and your hearts of one
accord, and all of you be of one mind, so you may live
Rig Veda 10.191.2-4 (Hinduism)
"Let all mankind be thy sect."
Adi Granth, Japuji 28, M.1, p. 6 (Sikhism)
"On the day that we can fully trust each other,
there will be peace on earth."
L. Ron Hubbard (Scientology)
"So what of all these titles, names, and races?
They are mere worldly conventions."
Sutta Nipata 648 (Buddhism)
"Rendering help to another is the function of all
Tattvarthasutra 5.21 (Jainism)
"All men are responsible for one another."
Talmud, Sanhedrin 27b (Judaism)
Anyone wishing to take
part in projects organised by Religions Working Together,
or who would like to form their own branch, should email
Religions Working Together firstname.lastname@example.org