Faith to Faithless was founded in 2015 to raise awareness of apostasy and support those who were leaving or had left religion. We hold public and private events across the country that consist of lectures, presentations, panel discussions and regular meetups for apostates from different faiths.
For many people leaving their religion can be a complicated, challenging, and sometimes dangerous process. Apostates can bring shame and dishonour to a family, and as a result, they often experience emotional and occasionally physical abuse. Shunning, and complete disownment, from immediate family, relatives, and the community at large is not uncommon. Confusion, isolation, and loneliness often follow which can lead to anxiety and depression.
Faith to Faithless events are a great way to meet and chat with like-minded people; share ideas, talk religion, exchange stories, and just socialise. Whether your background was Muslim, Jehovah’s Witness, Jewish, Hindu, Mormon or Christian and whether you are gay, lesbian, bi, trans or straight, everyone is welcome.
Faith to Faithless is a programme within Humanists UK, the national charity for the non-religious that has worked to create a tolerant society where rational thinking and kindness prevail since 1896.