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Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Statement on the Israeli – Palestinian Conflict

Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Statement on the Israeli – Palestinian Conflict The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County (I4C) is very concerned about the violence and mourns the loss of life and destruction of property on both sides in the current Israel and Gaza conflict. Though the recent cease-fire has raised our hopes,

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Interfaith Statement on Anti-Semitism

Interfaith Statement on Anti-Semitism

Interfaith Statement on Anti-Semitism Anti-Semitic acts of violence have broken out in Europe and beyond, indeed in our own country as well. To our friends in the Jewish community these senseless acts bring back painful memories of the 1930s. Surely we have learned something from that terrible time. We may differ on international issues of

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Jewish, Christian and Muslim Religious Leaders Welcome Ceasefire; Call Urgently for Renewed Negotiations for a Two-State Peace Agreement

National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East Website: www.nili-mideastpeace.org E-Mail: usicpme@aol.com For Release After 1:00 PM ET                                               For More Information Contact August 14, 2014                                                                              Ron Young (425) 327-7545  Jewish, Christian and Muslim Religious Leaders Welcome Ceasefire; Call Urgently for Renewed Negotiations for a Two-State Peace Agreement As leaders of American Jewish, Christian,

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Celebrating the Ministry of Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley

Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley’s Anniversary Dinner:  Celebrating 20 years of ministry, standing in the breach. “You’ll use the old rubble of past lives to build anew, rebuild the foundations from out of our past.  You’ll be known as those who can fix anything, restore the old ruins, rebuild and renovate, make the community livable again.”  

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Interfaith Statements on the Conflict in the Middle East.

If you are having trouble reading this, click here The Interfaith Center at the Presidio Two Bay Area interfaith organizations, SiVIC (Silicon Valley Interreligious Council) and ING (Islamic Networks Group) have issued statements on the current situation in Gaza and its impact on relationships between religious communities here and around the world. The Council for a Parliament of the World”s Religions has

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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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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.