Interfaith Thanksgiving 2002

November 24, 2002

Source: The Argus


On November 24, 2002 The Argus reported that "more than 40 years ago, three Protestant churches of different denominations came together in the name of unity for a Thanksgiving service. It was a progressive step at the time, said Don Anderson, former pastor of First Christian Church, one of the churches that met in 1961. During the 1960s, more churches...

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Wat Pasantidhamma Temple in Texas Court

November 23, 2002

Source: The Daily Press


On November 23, 2002 The Daily Press reported that "members of the Wat Pasantidhamma temple in Carrollton [TX] say they never got a chance to explain the religious significance of erecting statues and building meditation huts in the woods on their property off Brewer's Neck...

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Dhongak Tharling Dharma Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 November 2004.

Phone: 504-948-6721
Email: dhongaktharling@hotmail.com
Website: http://quietmountain.com/dharmacenters/dhongak_tharling/source.htm
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The humble cottage on De Saix Boulevard has served as a home for members of the Dhongak Tharling Dharma Center for a decade. Brightly painted over several times the cottage is easy to spot. Recently the...
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Marin Community Foundation Awards Community-Building Efforts

November 21, 2002

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On November 21, 2002 The San Francisco Chronicle reported that "the Marin Community Foundation has awarded more than $60,000 in grants to 14 congregations throughout the county that are actively involved in community-building efforts. A variety of religious faiths are represented, ranging from Bridge the Gap (a partnership by Sausalito Presbyterian Church and the Marin City Church of God) to the Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon and the Novato-based International Association of Sufism. A grant to St. Andrews...

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Californian Buddhist Temple to Celebrate Loi Krathong Festival

November 18, 2002

Source: North County Times


On November 18, 2002 North County Times reported that "with brightly colored silk costumes, spicy curry dishes and floating floral displays, Escondido's [CA] Buddhist temple will celebrate the annual Loi Krathong Festival Sunday. Open to the public as well as temple members, the free event is based on a traditional river festival in Thailand, organizers said. On the full moon night of the...

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