Interfaith

2017 Nov 17

Open Minds Speaker Series: Meet Your Muslim Neighbors

(All day)

Location: 

842 Tremont St, Duxbury, MA 02332, USA
Please join our Youth Empowerment Coordinator,Sumaiya Zama, along with CAIR Massachusett sadvisory board member Nichole Mossalam and Volunteer Coordinator Martin Bentz at the First Parish Church Duxbury-Unitarian Universalist this Friday as part of their Open Minds Speaker Series! Admission is free and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served!
2017 Nov 14

Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Pastor Keith is the Senior Pastor of Trinity Fellowship Church, in Richardson, TX. He grew up in the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania, graduated with a BS in electrical engineering from Penn State University, and holds a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Rev. Dr. Daniel Kanter is the Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church of Dallas, currently a Resident Fellow at HDS, and author of the book, Faith for the Unbeliever. He holds a D.Min. from Perkins School of theology and an M.Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry at the GTU. Imam Shpendim Nadzaku is the Resident Scholar... Read more about Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?

Interfaith Alliance promotes equality, unity through Listening Tour

November 3, 2017
Extremism, hatred, bigotry, violence — these are all things Interfaith Alliance of Iowa aims to tackle through its Listening Tour, a road trip to Iowa communities intended to foster discussion about civil rights and freedom of religion issues that exist on a local, state, and international scale.
2017 Nov 09

Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths

(All day)

Location: 

290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
NEC's Intercultural Institute, in collaboration with the Boston Byzantine Music Festival, presents a Symposium on Music and Morality in Abrahamic Traditions. The Israeli scholar of Islamic music, Amnon Shiloah, has described the role of music in the Muslim world as “polyvalent”, an idea which may be applicable across the Abrahamic spectrum—that is: music in all three traditions is respected for its power, and it is given cultural space in which to survive and even thrive, but it does not get a free ride. It must continually argue for its usefulness, and for its place in the spectrum of... Read more about Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths
2017 Nov 04

Singing in Solidarity with our Immigrant Neighbors: Music from M

(All day)

Location: 

44 Franklin St, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
A fundraiser for the Neighbors Fund, which supports immigrants who need legal or bail assistance and their families in crisis. Greater Framingham Community Church is graciously hosting. We would love to have other faith communities sign on as sponsors. If you would like to sign on as a sponsor, please contact Debbie at pastor@edwardschurch.org as soon as possible. Read more about Singing in Solidarity with our Immigrant Neighbors: Music from M

How a Utah Interfaith and Charity Coalition is Making a Difference for Hurricane Harvey Survivors - World Religion News

October 2, 2017
More than 200 tons of building supplies, will be donated to Rockport, TX residents Friday, September 29. With all the natural disasters that hit in September, it can be easy to lose track of all the towns victimized. With a population of just over 10,000, most Americans had never even heard of Rockport, Texas before […]

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2017 Oct 22

Out of Many One, A Teach-in & Solidarity with the Boston Muslim Community

(All day)

Location: 

1566 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
A teach-in & solidarity with the Boston Muslim community. Join together with our Muslim neighbors from the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and other Greater Boston Interfaith Organization leaders for an evening of learning, relationship-building and solidarity. This is an opportunity to learn more about the Muslim faith and to hear stories from individuals of their experiences being Muslim in Boston. We’ll also learn about specific threats facing the Muslim community in these troubling times and about what we can do to be of support.
2017 Feb 12

HIAS National Day of Action for Refugees - Boston

(All day)

Location: 

Union St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
"They came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up." Nearly eight decades since the start of World War II, Pastor Martin Niemöller's haunting message, sadly, remains more relevant than ever.... Read more about HIAS National Day of Action for Refugees - Boston
2017 Aug 13

Kids4Peace Boston 7th Annual Summer Celebration of Learning

(All day)

Location: 

45 Puddingstone Ln, Newton, MA 02459, USA
Join interfaith youth from Boston and learn about their life-changing summer peacebuilding experiences! Speakers will include: -7th and 8th graders who completed Kids4Peace Boston Peace Leader Camp in New Hampshire -9th graders who participated in the Jerusalem Peacebuilders Service Learning Program, exploring interfaith citizenship and working with refugees alongside Israeli and Palestinian teens -10th graders who learned about the power of advocacy and social change with peers from Jerusalem during the Kids4Peace Global Institute in Washington, DC -11th - 12th graders who put their... Read more about Kids4Peace Boston 7th Annual Summer Celebration of Learning
2017 Aug 03

Interfaith Gathering for Francisco #FreeFrancisco

(All day)

Location: 

20 Bradston St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interfaith leaders and community members call on ICE to stop Francisco's deportation and immediately release him from detention!
2017 Jun 13

ISBCC Civic and Interfaith Leaders Iftar

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) held its Annual Civic and Interfaith Leaders Iftar (the breaking of the fast dinner) for leaders in the Boston area. Attendees joined together for a night of community service, good company, a catered dinner, and hearing from local Muslim leaders.

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The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center invited interfaith and civic leaders in the Boston area to come together for a night of community building and breaking fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Before... Read more about ISBCC Civic and Interfaith Leaders Iftar
2017 Jun 11

Lexington Rally Against Hate

(All day)

Location: 

Lexington Common National Historic Site, 1625 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
This event is not only a response to the acts of hate that have taken place in Lexington but a statement of who we are as members of this community and what we stand for. Rabbi David Lerner, Rev. Barbara Callaghan, Dr. Mary Czajkowski and others will speak. Eric Abbot, Summer Rabbinic Intern, is leading music, and we will share in prayer and spirit. The event will likely take about 45 minutes, and we plan to offer a shared prayer that all houses of worship will be invited to take up for whatever period of time you might see fit.

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Clergy arrested outside McConnell’s office while protesting health care bill | Religion News Service

July 20, 2017
Eleven interfaith protesters, including the Rev. William Barber II, were arrested outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office while protesting Medicaid cuts in the GOP’s revised health care bill. About 50 protesters gathered Thursday (July 13) for the Capitol Hill rally, before marching to a Senate office building steps from the Capitol. Source: Clergy arrested outside McConnell’s office while protesting health care bill | Religion News Service

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