Interfaith

2016 Dec 11

Out of Many, One: An Interfaith Call for Dignity & Diligence

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
Join together with people of faith from across the city for a special evening service that will feature testimonies from local residents, prayers from Boston's interfaith leaders, and a non-partisan call to Senator Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Walsh for dignity and diligence in this time of heightened social tension and political transition. Hosted by the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. Pluralism Project Summary: The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) worked with several different Boston faith communities in order to put on the event, “Out of Many, One... Read more about Out of Many, One: An Interfaith Call for Dignity & Diligence
2017 Feb 11

ISBCC Winter Gala: Leading With Love

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
On February 11 2017, the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) will host its Winter Gala, Leading with Love to support ISBCC’s efforts in responding to the divisive rhetoric that has taken over in recent times. It will be an exciting night of community building and coming together with special presentations by partner organizations: Institute of Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), Mercy to All Mankind, an Unity Productions Foundation (UPF) who will share an exclusive screening of their latest film ‘The Sultan... Read more about ISBCC Winter Gala: Leading With Love
2017 Jun 02

Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels

(All day)

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30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
A Humanist Hub religious ally, Laura Everett is a four-season bike commuter in Boston, pastor in the United Church of Christ, and author of "Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels." She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches. Laura writes and reflects on urban spirituality, noting that much contemporary spirituality focuses on finding the holy in the wilderness. Yet for those of us who feel called to cities, or do not have the option to leave, where do we find the transcendent in the daily disciplines of urban life? What can... Read more about Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels
2017 May 28

Vigil for Victims of Manchester Bombing

(All day)

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Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Take a stand against hate! Join us this Sunday, May 28th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at Parkman Bandstand, Boston Commons, 139 Tremont Street for a Silent vigil in solidarity with victims of the Manchester bombing. Bring signs!!! Organizers: Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom,Boston Chapter; Massachusetts American Muslims - MAAM
2017 Jun 11

Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration

(All day)

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13 Common St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
The Common Street Spiritual Center will be sponsoring its fourth Abrahamic Trialogue followed by an interfaith Iftar meal. This event will be during the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast during the daylight hours, and the Iftar is the fast-breaking meal that begins when the sun goes down. We invite you to bring your families and children to join in the program and the meal! The program will include three brief presentations (Jewish, Christian, and Muslim) on the theme of "... Read more about Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration
2017 May 06

Colors of the Commonwealth: Building Alliances to Combat Hate

(All day)

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2 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Did you, your parents, your grandparents or your ancestors come to this great nation by land, sea or air? Well, then this event is for you! Event Opening Speaker: Vivek Bald - Sikh American MIT Scholar, writer & documentary film maker. Join us in this discussion moderated by Dr. V. Kasturi Rangan, Professor of Marketing and co-chair of the Social Enterprise Initiative at Harvard Business School. We are honored to have an outstanding panel consisting of:
  • Commissioner William Evans - Boston Police Department
  • Genevieve Nadeau - Chief, Civil Rights Division, Office of...
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Quran Stolen from NC Airport Chapel; Note Found Criticizing Islam - World Religion News

April 10, 2017
PEOPLE KEEP STEALING FROM CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA AIRPORT CHAPEL. Copies of the Quran were stolen from the interfaith chapel at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Co-director of the chapel, Reverend Alice White, a Pentecostal minister discovered the theft, which happened when she was busy at work in the chapel office.

Source: Quran Stolen from NC Airport Chapel; Note Found Criticizing Islam - World Religion News

Protestant and Orthodox churches announce campaign to welcome refugees | WWRN - World-wide Religious News

March 12, 2017
RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ARE COMING FORWARD TO DEFY THE GOVERNMENT AND SUPPORT IMMIGRANTS. Refuting Donald Trump’s decisions on banning migrants, a network of Protestant and Orthodox churches are mobilizing their congregations to provide support and shelter to refugees. The church leaders have called on their congregants to stand against President Trump’s orders on banning refugees and building a wall across the U.S.-Mexican border and to lobby the president and the congress members who implement such plans.

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J.K. Rowling’s Tweet Bumps Muslim Fundraiser for Vandalized Jewish Cemetery Over $100,000 - World Religion News

February 26, 2017
MUSLIM-AMERICANS RAISE OVER $100,000 TO REPAIR VANDALIZED HISTORIC JEWISH CEMETERY.Despite Donald Trump’s repeated assurances that his government would tackle the problem of anti-Semitism, American Jews were aghast to wake up one morning to find almost 200 tombstones in the Jewish cemetery at St. Louis vandalized.

Source: J.K. Rowling’s Tweet Bumps Muslim Fundraiser for Vandalized Jewish Cemetery Over $100,000 - World...

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Judge Blocks Trump Order on Refugees Amid Chaos and Outcry Worldwide - The New York Times

January 29, 2017
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Brooklyn came to the aid of scores of refugees and others who were trapped at airports across the United States on Saturday after an executive order signed by President Trump, which sought to keep many foreigners from entering the country, led to chaotic scenes across the globe.

Source: Judge Blocks Trump Order on Refugees Amid Chaos and Outcry Worldwide - The New York Times

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