Islamic Center of Boston Hosts Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 13, 2005

Source: The Islamic Center of Boston

On November 13, 2005 The Islamic Center of Boston reported, "Representatives from diverse faiths will mark Thanksgiving during a service next week at the newly expanded Islamic Center of Boston... [Rev. Frank Silva, co-chairman of the Wayland Clergy Association], who serves as pastor of the Catholic St. Ann's Parish, said the service will present readings from Jewish, Muslim and Christian traditions. Non-denominational presentations will also be given. Silva said the Clergy Association is honored the service will be held at the Islamic Center... Malik Khan, president of the Islamic Center of Boston, said 'we're all excited' about hosting the Thanksgiving service... The Wayland Clergy Association is [group] of several religious organizations in town... Along with the Thanksgiving service, the association oversees community service programs, religious dialogue and participates in the Watertown-based Public Conversations Project, which encourages relationships among people with different political, religious or cultural views."