Celebrating Religious Harmony – a Tour of Places of Worship™

Description of Programme

Visit the different places of worship — key historic sites in themselves — that make up Singapore’s vibrant and colourful multi-religious community. Get an exposure to the major world religions from West Asia, South Asia and East Asia practised here in Singapore and understand how they shape many Singaporeans’ perspectives on life and the afterlife. Gain also an appreciation of the common thread of humanity that runs through all these faiths, and the importance of respecting diversity and maintaining social and religious harmony. Reflect on the religions and places of worship that were visited and how the experience contributes to the strengthening of Singapore’s Social and Psychological Defence. Programme includes a trivia quiz and Reflection session at the final site. Sites Covered (Choice of Three) a. Chinese Syncretic Temples - Thian Hock Keng Temple, Leng Hup San Chee Cheap Temple or Maha Sasana Rams (Burmese Buddhist Temple) b. Hindu Temples - Sri Mariamman Temple, Sri Srinivasan Perumal Temple or Sri Arasakesari Sivan Temple c. Churches - The Armenian Church or Church of St Mary of the Angels d. Mosques - Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka or Al-Khair Mosque

Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars

1. Total Defence (Social and Psychological)

2. Overcome cultural barriers by visiting various religious landmarks and related historical sites in Singapore.

3. Be introduced to different religions of the ethnic communities.

Duration

4 hrs

Session Timings

Session 1: 0830 – 1230hrs
Session 2: 1300 – 1700hrs

Pricing (per participant)

With transport - 1 coach & 1 facilitator
Min 20-25 pax: $42.00
25-31 pax: $33.00
32-38 pax: $27.00

Without transport - 1 facilitator
Min/Max 20 pax: $25.00

Terms and Conditions

Amendments
a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to JPL in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.
b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.

Absentees
a. JPL will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.
b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.
c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave
d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.

Cancellation
a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, JPL may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation clauses will be as follows:

Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees










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