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    Faith Into Action Together

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 August 2018.

    Phone: 781-595-7570
    Email: info@mahomeless.org
    Website: http://www.mahomeless.org
    History Faith Into Action Together (F.I.A.T.) was formed in 1996 as a program of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, a statewide non-profit agency that addresses the broad economic and social factors that lead to homelessness. F.I.A.T. believes that homelessness is a moral issue and seeks to educate and mobilize faith communities... Read more about Faith Into Action Together

    Trairatanaram Temple

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 4 January 2019.

    Contact Information

    Address: 21-25 Quigley Avenue, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    Website: http://www.trairatanaram.org/

    [flickr_set id="72157621814571135"] History Under the sponsorship of the highly revered Venerable Maha Ghosanada, Trairatanaram Temple was founded in 1985 by the center's abbot, Venerable Sao Khon Dhamathero. Trairatanaram Temple is one of two major Khmer temples which serve the nearly 30,000 Cambodians... Read more about Trairatanaram Temple

    Soka Gakkai International-New England

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 August 2018.

    Phone: (617) 264-2000
    Website: https://www.sgi-usa.org
    History Soka Gakkai International ("International Value-Creation Society," or SGI) is the largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organization in the world with more than 12 million members in 190 countries and territories worldwide. Following the teachings of Nichiren Shonin (1222-1282), scholar Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and disciple Josei Toda first... Read more about Soka Gakkai International-New England

    Glory Buddhist Temple/Banlieu Buddha Cakra

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 978-458-0498
    [flickr_set id="72157621814597477"] History Founded in 1989, Glory Buddhist Temple in Lowell's Lower Highlands neighborhood is in the heart of the city's Cambodian community. The temple is within walking distance for many of the 30,000 Khmer residents in the Lowell area, the second largest Cambodian community in the United States next to Long Beach, California. Prior to purchasing this former office building, the members... Read more about Glory Buddhist Temple/Banlieu Buddha Cakra

    Charles River Zen and Dharma Cloud Hermitage (Hôun-an)

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 617-800-9585
    Website: http://www.charlesriverzen.org
    History Kyôzan Joshû Sasaki Rôshi, a Japanese Rinzai Zen Master, arrived in Los Angeles from Japan in 1962. Since establishing his first city temple there in 1968, he has been a forerunner in the propagation of Japanese Zen throughout the United States. His students have opened centers in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada and Europe. In April 2007, Roshi celebrated his 100th... Read more about Charles River Zen and Dharma Cloud Hermitage (Hôun-an)

    Cambridge Buddhist Association

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 August 2018.

    Phone: 617-491-8857
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cambridge-Buddhist-Association/132565133447834
    [flickr_set id="72157621814585321"] History Dr. Shinichi Hisamatsu, D. T. Suzuki, Stewart Holmes, and John and Elsie Mitchell founded the Cambridge Buddhist Association in 1957 as a non-denominational group for Buddhists in the Boston area. With a number of the original founders as professors at Harvard University, the... Read more about Cambridge Buddhist Association

    Massachusetts Buddhist Association and Dharmakaya Center

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 781-863-1936
    Email: mba_mail@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.ddmmba.org/?lang=en
    [flickr_set id="72157621814590755"] History The Massachusetts Buddhist Association (MBA) began in the mid-1980s as a small group of students meeting in private homes in Lowell, Massachusetts. With increased interest, the group decided to move and expand in order to offer teachings to a larger community in a more central location in... Read more about Massachusetts Buddhist Association and Dharmakaya Center

    Wat Ratanarangsi and Revere Buddhist Community Inc.

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

    Contact Information

    Address: 75 Thornton Street, Revere, MA 02151

    History Wat Ratanarangsi, or Revere Buddhist Community Incorporated, was founded in 1995 by a community of Cambodians in Revere. The temple was temporarily located in a house on Highland Street in Revere from 1995 to 1996. The temple moved to its current location on Thorton Street in 1996 where it serves the tens of thousands of Cambodians in the area. ... Read more about Wat Ratanarangsi and Revere Buddhist Community Inc.

    Arabic Evangelical Baptist Church

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 8 July 2014.

    Phone: 617-787-3000
    Email: mail@arabicchurch.org
    Website: http://www.arabicchurch.org
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    History

    During the early 1970s, a Syrian pastor named Joe Sabongy had been utilizing the international outreach services provided by Park Street Church in Boston. There, Pastor Sabongy met Jordanian minister, Dr. Sami Ammari, who later founded the Arabic Baptist Church...

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    Cambridgeport Baptist Church

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2014.

    Phone: 617-576-6779
    Website: http://cbc.dreamhosters.com/
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    History

    The building now owned by Cambridgeport Baptist Church was originally founded in the 1800s by Emmanuel Baptist Church. Attendance at Emmanuel Baptist Church was dwindling in the 1980s, so the building was put up for sale. The church building was jointly purchased in 1982 by two separate congregations, Cambridgeport Baptist Church (CBC) and...

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    Amma's Boston Area Satsang Group (ABASG)

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 716-226-6223
    Website: http://www.ammanewengland.org
    [flickr_set id="72157621939087070"] History of the Movement Amma, also known as Mata Amritanandamayi, is an international spiritual teacher who was born in Kerala, India. Amma experienced a childhood filled with hardship and difficulty: her family feared she was mentally ill because her intense spirituality made her unlike other children, and she had to leave school at the... Read more about Amma's Boston Area Satsang Group (ABASG)

    Wat Nawamintararachutis (The NMR Buddhist Meditation Center)

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

    Phone: 508-823-1800
    Website: http://watnawamin.org/#
    [flickr_set id="72157645221910894"] [flickr_set id="72157637699574234"] [flickr_set id="72157621939121834"] History

    In the late 1990s, a group of Thai families living in the Boston area became interested in founding a Theravada Buddhist temple in honor of the Thai monarch Rama IX, Bhumibhol Adulyadej, who was born at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge on December 5...

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    Saint Ambrose Parish

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 February 2018.

    Phone: 617-265-5302
    Website: http://stmark-stambrose.org/
    [flickr_set id="72157621937319598"] History Saint Ambrose Parish was founded in 1914 as an offshoot of Saint Peter Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The parish was established to serve the Irish Catholic population, which was rapidly increasing at that time. In 1936, a parish school was established at Saint Ambrose to educate and protect the faith of the children of immigrant families.... Read more about Saint Ambrose Parish

    Islamic Society of Framingham and Masjid-E-Basheer

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 September 2018.

    Phone: 508-879-3800
    Website: http://www.islamicsocietyframingham.org
    History The Islamic Society of Framingham is a non-profit organization that maintains the Islamic Center of Framingham. The early members of the mosque began meeting in 1999 at a condominium in Framingham and started their fundraising efforts to purchase a building. Initially, the community leased a space (which was previously a Friendly’s ice cream parlor) on South... Read more about Islamic Society of Framingham and Masjid-E-Basheer

    Hoi Phat Giao Lam Ty Ni

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 978-975-3874
    [flickr_set id="72157621814569721"] Description Hoi Phat Giao Lam Ty Ni is tucked away in an urban, predominantly Vietnamese and Hispanic area of Lawrence, Massachusetts. A tall chain-link fence runs around the perimeter of the temple’s corner lot, encompassing a parking lot and the brightly painted temple. To the left of the main walkway, a four-foot tall Kuan-Yin Bodhisattva statue (The Bodhisattva of Compassion) greets... Read more about Hoi Phat Giao Lam Ty Ni

    New Covenant Church of Cambridge

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 September 2014.

    Phone: 781-788-8840

    History

    When Rev. Thomas St. Louis and his family moved to Cambridge from Michigan in 1984, they began to hold prayer services in the living room of their apartment. These small gatherings quickly grew in membership and the group had to find alternative places to meet. These places included a store in Cambridge, a YMCA facility, schools, auditoriums, and even open spaces in public parks. During this time, the group continued to...

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    Guru Ram Das Ashram and Gurdwara

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

    Phone: 508-376-4527 [office], 508-202-0368 [home]
    Email: info@millisashram.org
    Website: http://millisashram.org
    [flickr_set id="72157621814542425"] History Guru Ram Das Ashram and Gurdwara serves both as a center of the Sikh Dharma movement, which is recognized as a world religion, and the national Happy Healthy Holy Organization (3HO), which is... Read more about Guru Ram Das Ashram and Gurdwara

    Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 November 2018.

    Phone: 617-427-2636
    Email: yusufi@masboston.org [home], yusufi@masboston.org [home]
    Website: http://isbcc.org
    [flickr_set id="72157621939160790"] History The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) is the third expansion of the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) since 1981.  In the late eighties, the Boston Redevelopment Authority set aside the area in Roxbury for a religious and cultural... Read more about Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center

    University of Massachusetts Boston Peace Abbey

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 August 2018.

    Phone: 508-655-2143
    Email: lewismranda@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.peaceabbey.org
    [flickr_set id="72157621814540495"] History In 1986, Lewis Randa attended the Day of Prayer for World Peace, which took place at the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi, Italy during the UN International Year of Peace. There, leaders of Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Muslim, Sikh, Baha'i, Shinto, Native African and American, Zoroastrian, Jewish... Read more about University of Massachusetts Boston Peace Abbey

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