The Peacebuilding department of the Diocese of Raiwind organized an interfaith diversity tour program to different religious institution on 11th March, 2017 to experience the plurality in Pakistan. The program was envisioned to promote and build understanding, respect and relationship among people from different religion. The diverse group of more than 24 women visited Krishna Mandir, Gurduwara near Station, Masjid Wazir Khan and St. Andrews Church. The visit concluded with a short talk and feedback session followed by lunch.
The Women Department of Diocese of Raiwind organized a meeting with Arch Bishop Helga Haugland Byfuglien of Norway. The content of the meeting was discussion on economic, social and personal issues faced by women in Pakistan and also on how the Church is tackling with the problems and creating awareness among the less privileged. The meeting started with a prayer by Bishop Samuel Azariah. Bishop Helga was given a gift by the Head of the department Mrs. Alice Garrick. The meeting concluded over tea.
Riffaqat-e-Khawateen of Diocese of Raiwind organized their Annual Christmas Lunch at Lucie Harrison School Warris Road. Women from congregations of Lahore, Kahna Nau and Raiwind gathered to share their love and experiences by Celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Prayers, Christmas Carols and a Christmas Play was performed. It was a pleasure to have the Moderator Bishop Samuel Azariah as the Chief Guest. Special thanks to Rev. Fiaz Munawar, Mrs. Persica Kamaran, Mrs. Resha Qadir Bakhsh and executive committee of the Diocese for being part of the event.