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Parliament of the World’s Religions and United Religions Initiative Issue Joint #LoveAlert for #Kansas

Parliament of the World’s Religions and United Religions Initiative Issue Joint #LoveAlert for #Kansas We, the global interfaith community, cherish the principle of shared humanity and champion the Golden Rule as the guiding principle of each of the world’s great spiritual and religious communities. We unite as neighbors in our call for harmony, compassion, and

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Spring Interfaith Concert and Prayer Vigil – Service & Song

Please join us in our next concert in our 2014 series on May 4th for a concert and reception entitled, “Service and Song.”  The ICCCC, in collaboration with the Jewish Community Relations Council and Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, is sponsoring the concert at which we will honor Rabbi Raphael Asher for his

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Multi-Faith Task Force Reports

Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition – (Advocates & Communities Taking Initiative for Our Neighbors) Task Force Reports May 18th

◊◊◊  Voices on Poverty events leads to the Multi-Faith ACTION Coalition -  (Advocates & Communities Taking Initiative for Our Neighbors) Sunday, May 19th at 3:00 pm Christ the King Catholic Parish 199 Brendan Rd., Pleasant Hill      ”We are a Multi-faith coalition of Contra Costa County residents working together to address the root causes of poverty  through advocacy and public

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Condolences to the Jewish Community of Kansas City

A word from our Executive Director: On a day that should be celebrated for the freedom of slaves, we can only offer our condolences to the Jewish Community of Kansas City and those effected by the shootings seemingly targeted at the Jewish community in Kansas City.  While reports are varied and we struggle to know

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Have you attended the CalFresh Orientation yet? Learn how to help sign up those who qualify for nutrition support!

Learn how to help sign up those who qualify for nutrition support!  CalFresh is the easy new way  for lower income Contra Costa County residents to get access to food through a recharged debit card.   Greetings All – Joanne & Linda here from Temple Isaiah and the Voices on Poverty Coalition.  We’ve been busy putting together

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Volunteer Opportunities with the Council

Volunteer Opportunities: ◊◊◊  The Interfaith Council’s Publicity Committee is looking for someone with online computer skills to be a volunteer Web Editor. Right now our busy staff is trying to do all of the updating on our website and preparations for our monthly eBlasts and our quarterly newsletters.  If you know how to edit WordPress

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“Muhammad – Messenger of Peace”

+++  ”Muhammad – Messenger of Peace” In the Social Hall at Community Presbyterian Church 200 Leland Rd. Pittsburg March 19th, 2014 at 5:00 pm. All members of the Interfaith Council and the community are invited for an interactive dialogue hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Bay Point.  Food, fun and conversation about Muhammad.  To

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Naw-Ruz Invitation

Reserve your seat for the Bahá’í Celebration of Naw-Rúz (New Year) Today!

Reserve your seat for the Bahá’í Celebration of Naw-Rúz Today! 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2014 Shadelands Art Center 111 North Wiget Lane at Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek The Bahá’í Community of Walnut Creek invites you, your family and your friends to join our celebration with the Interfaith Council and Community of Contra Costa County.

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Today at 4:30 pm! Interfaith Concert – Love Grows!

+++  Interfaith Council Winter Concert – Love Grows! Today!  February 9th from 4:30 to 6:00 pm Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 655 Old Orchard Dr., Danville Doors open at 4:15 “Love Grows:  Celebrating Interfaith Unity in Song.” Choirs and musical groups from around our 107 congregations will be offering their talents for the

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Events – including Trinka Wasik on Feb. 4th

+++  WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK takes place the first week of February each year (February 1-7). From its origin in the Common Word initiative in 2007, when Muslim scholars, religious leaders and thinkers reached out to Christians in an effort to recognize the common ground on which Islam and Christianity are built, WIHW has expanded its horizons. The

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Mission Statement

We as people from a diversity of religions, spiritual traditions and sectors of society, gather to manifest our unity as we promote the spirit of community, service and cooperation through the work of the Interfaith Council.

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The Council is able to sustain the Chaplaincy Program and provide these minitries only because of the generous and regular support of people like you and congregations such as yours. These ministries are carried out on your behalf, and would not be possible without your support.

Contributions toward the work of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County may be sent by check or money order to 1543 Sunnyvale Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94597. Designations toward one of our programs, including the chaplaincy ministry of the Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, may be noted on the memo line.

The Interfaith Council is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.