Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Symbolizes Native Generosity And Kindness

November 22, 2010

Author: Gale Courey Toensing

Source: Indian Country Today

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/Thanksgiving-symbolizes-Native-generosity-and-kindness-109207679.html

When the first immigrants from Europe arrived on the North American shores, they were homeless and hungry. They survived thanks to the generosity and kindness of Native peoples, who helped them through the first...

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Night Of Gratitude Calls for Peace, Love

November 21, 2010

Author: Jennifer Kabbany

Source: The Californian

http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/murrieta/article_21822bec-0d6c-557b-b5ff-0e18efb806ac.html?mode=story

A cornucopia of faiths came together Sunday night to observe the Thanksgiving season, a celebration of diversity marked with speeches, stories, songs and skits calling for Southwest County residents to love their enemies and be grateful for their...

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Diverse And Divided, but Praying as One

November 21, 2010

Author: Peter Applebome

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/22/nyregion/22towns.html?ref=religion_and_belief

When he was asked to present a six-word bio at an interfaith breakfast recently, Rabbi Mark Sameth of the Pleasantville Community Synagogue came up with this: “Nashville songwriter turned rabbi: Who knew?”

 

Maybe it took a country-and-western rabbi to put...

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Different Faiths Gather to Mark Annual Interfaith Celebration

November 23, 2009

Author: Isadora Vail

Source: The Austin-American Statesman

http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/2009/11/23/1123thanksgiving.html

This wasn't a typical church service.

The 25th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service and Celebration on Sunday began with a Muslim chant and the blowing of a ram's horn from the second floor of the First Baptist Church of Austin. Dancers leading a...

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Interfaith Fest Brings Together Different Voices

November 15, 2009

Author: Richard Chang

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www.ocregister.com/news/interfaith-219517-orange-choir.html

Voices from markedly different faiths and cultures unified and filled the halls at Temple Beth El Sunday night.

Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the Jewish synagogue for the sixth annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Musical Festival. The event, presented by the Interfaith Councils of Central Orange County,...

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Community Holds Interfaith Thanksgiving Event

December 1, 2006

Author: Kelly AlHajal

Source: The Arab American News

http://www.arabamericannews.com/newsarticle.php?articleid=6903

Leaders, representatives, and children of various religious organizations from throughout Metro Detroit gathered on Thanksgiving Eve to give thanks and to cultivate friendships.

The 20th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration was held at University Presbyterian Church in Rochester Hills, Mich.

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Muslims Celebrate Thanksgiving with Halal Turkeys

November 27, 2006

Author: Alia Malik

Source: The Capital

http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2006/11_19-57/LIF

WASHINGTON - Mohammad Malik, owner of Bismillah Halal Meat in Langley Park, doesn't have Thanksgiving off. He will spend the day in his store, cooking the food his Muslim customers want for the holiday - lamb and goat roasts and pound after pound of rice.

But recently, more people have come in requesting something different:...

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Carbondale's Faith Groups Gather in Thanksgiving

November 27, 2006

Author: Marleen Shepherd

Source: The Southern Illinoisan

http://www.southernillinoisan.com/articles/2006/11/18/lifestyles/faith_and_values/18237853.txt

CARBONDALE - The Rev. Tim Madison told an Interfaith Thanksgiving gathering Tuesday that he struggled with the Apostle Paul's directive to "give thanks in all circumstances."

As chaplain of Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Madison is a daily witness...

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Service at San Fernando Cathedral Underscores Religious Diversity

November 24, 2006

Author: Vincent T. Davis

Source: Express News

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/metro/stories/MYSA112406.01B.interfaith_service.2e5aac3.html

The sound of American Indians pounding a steady beat of "Amazing Grace" on drums opened an interfaith service that celebrated religious diversity Thanksgiving morning.

Women clad in festive dresses carried baskets of fruits and vegetables to the food-laden altar...

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