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Ramadan Mubarak: Interfaith Iftars (breaking the fast)

Ramadan Iftars in the East Bay +++  Ramadan Iftar at the Islamic Center of the East Bay Saturday, July 19th at 8:15 pm 311 W 19th St., Antioch Join ICEB and members of the Interfaith community in breaking the fast together.  Please RSVP by emailing here.   +++  The Islamic Center of Walnut Creek  (2449 Buena

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Voice Lessons – a poem by Rev. Dr. Carrie Knowles

Voice Lessons   Wild Canada geese are walking about on my roof and flapping mightily to get airborne, all the while filling the morning sky with their clamor.  They just can’t say enough about Spring, or maybe it’s a cry for love, for love, for love! their necks stretched and throbbing in pursuit of each

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

Download the Flyer here. RSVP for the event here!   ◊◊◊  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

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Multi-faith ACTION Coalition Minute for Mission or Bulletin Announcement

Multi-faith ACTION Coalition Minute for Mission or Bulletin Announcement Members of the Interfaith Council congregations and others have been studying the situation of poverty, housing and shelter, food security, jobs and economic security, health and education in Contra Costa County. Did you know that more than 200,000 people live in poverty in our county, and

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Poem honoring Rabbi Raphael Asher by Rev. Will McGarvey shared at the Interfaith Concert

…and on that day  the prayers of every mystic through the ages and every peacemaker and prophet of every language and culture and every mother’s heartfelt dream – converged into a single moment.  The universe itself turned its attention to the Holy City… At that moment, the birds stopped their songs the dogs and the wolves

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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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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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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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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.

Contribute

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.