Interfaith

Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

June 23, 2017
At a time of growing assaults and intimidation of Muslim Americans, the Islamic Networks Group has partnered with 70 interfaith organizations to launch a “Know Your Neighbor” campaign. The effort is intended to encourage individuals and groups to encounter people of faith different from their own.   Source: Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your... Read more about Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign
2017 Jun 09

Safe Communities Act Hearing

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will conduct a public hearing and accept testimony on the Safe Communities Act in rooms A1/A2 of the State House on Friday, June 9, starting at 10 am. The Safe Communities Act would effectively make Massachusetts our nation’s first “Sanctuary State” by limiting our cooperation with ICE detainer requests, 287(g) agreements, and proposals for a Muslim registry. This page is maintained by Rep. Connolly to provide constituents and other interested folks with information and updates on the hearing. Details about this hearing are subject... Read more about Safe Communities Act Hearing
2017 Feb 11

ISBCC Winter Gala: Leading With Love

(All day)

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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

Rhode Island Synagogue Welcomed By Episcopal Church – The Forward

June 7, 2017
— A small Jewish congregation in Rhode Island is moving into an Episcopal church. Congregation Or Chadash will hold a procession next week, during which congregants will carry their three Torah scrolls out of their former building, which was recently consecrated as the first Hindu Temple in Rhode Island, the Jewish Voice newspaper reported. Read more: http://... Read more about Rhode Island Synagogue Welcomed By Episcopal Church – The Forward
2016 Dec 11

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

(All day)

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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 Jun 09

Greg Epstein: Humanism in the Age of Trump

(All day)

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30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Join Humanist Chaplain and Hub Executive Director Greg Epstein for his monthly talk at the Hub: with music, food, poetry, discussion, and more. This talk will be great for newcomers, and we will have childcare available. Find out more here.
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

Germany to Build World’s First All-in-One Synagogue, Church and Mosque - Breaking News – Forward.com

June 1, 2016
A decade ago, the idea of building a unique religious structure that would combine prayer halls for the three main monotheistic religions was first proposed during archaeological excavations of a plot on the southern end of the Fischerinsel (Fisher Island) in the Mitte neighborhood of Berlin. In 2012, an international architectural competition was held to plan the building, combining a synagogue, church and mosque. The Berlin architectural firm of Kuehn Malvezzi was selected.The building, named the “House of One,” will not be large, only 670 square meters, and construction is...
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