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The Launch of ICAN – The Interfaith Climate Action Network. Join us in raising faith responses to climate change!

+++  Launch of ICAN – The Interfaith Climate Action Network.  Join us in raising faith responses to climate change Wednesday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette Dear (Rev/Rabbi/Pastor/ Admin/Congregant/Friend,) We invite you and other leaders from your congregation and elsewhere to attend our Earth Day

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Ring of Solidarity: Standing with our Muslim Sisters and Brothers in an Age of Discrimination and Hate Acts against Islam

+++  Ring of Solidarity Friday, March 27th from 1:30 to 3:00 pm San Ramon Valley Islamic Center 2232 Camino Ramon, San Ramon Greetings/Salaam/Shalom In response to recent tragic global, national and local events and their profound impact on our own Muslim community, the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, the Interfaith Council of San Ramon

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Brunch and Briefing on the plight of the Yezidis and other Religious Minorities in Iraq, Syria and the Levant.

+++  Brunch and Briefing on the plight of the Yezidis and what our congregations and communities can do with very little effort to positively impact the lives of this ethnic and religious minority facing genocide in Northern Iraq. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 10:00 am to noon Walnut Creek United Methodist Church (Raine Room, use the church office

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This Wednesday, “The Way Forward for the Middle East: A Message from a Christian Arab Israeli Diplomat”

The Jewish Community Relations Council, East Bay Region and The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Present: Deputy Ambassador GEORGE DEEK The Way Forward for the Middle East:  A Message from a Christian Arab Israeli Diplomat Wednesday, February 25th 7:30 – 9:00 PM Congregation B’nai Tikvah 25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek No Charge for Admission.  RSVP

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Clergy and Religious Leaders Brunch and Briefing on the Plight of the Ezidis

Dear Colleagues, Please join us for Brunch and Briefing on the plight of the Ezidis and what our congregations and communities can do with very little effort to positively impact the lives of this ethnic and religious minority facing genocide in Northern Iraq. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 10:00 am to noon Walnut Creek United Methodist Church (Raine

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I was an American sniper, and Chris Kyle’s war was not my war

Garett Reppenhagen writes: I spent many nights in Iraq, lying prone and looking through a 12-power sniper scope. As a sniper, you only see a limited view between the reticles, and it’s necessary to keep both eyes open to track targets and establish 360 degrees of awareness. I would rotate with my spotter to see

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IFYC Statements on Paris

  Mourning a Loss, Looking Forward Interfaith Leaders Respond to the Attacks in France As France emerges from three horrific days of attacks last week, we at Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) remain deeply saddened by the killing of the victims. Conversations we”ve had this week make it clear that for many of us, this is especially

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Wrap up Prayer Service

+++  World Interfaith Harmony Week Wrap up Prayer Service Sunday, February 8th at 7:00 pm Walnut Creek United Methodist Church Sanctuary 1543 Sunnyvale Ave., Walnut Creek Interfaith Council congregations have been encouraged to host events at their congregation for Harmony Week.  So let us close the week out together.  Come join in prayers for peace,

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Interfaith Peace Program Response to the Brutal Attack and Murder in a Jerusalem Synagogue

A RESPONSE TO THE BRUTAL ATTACK AND MURDER IN A JERUSALEM SYNAGOGUE TUESDAY – NOVEMBER 17, 2014      The massacres in a Jerusalem Synagogue remind us of the necessity to find an end to the hatred and animosity which continues to brew between those seeking legitimate claims to homeland and security. It is in moments

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Showing of the important new documentary "An American Mosque" this Saturday night.

 Showing of the new documentary “An American Mosque” Saturday, November 15th at 7:00 pm Walnut Creek United Methodist, Social Hall 1543 Sunnyvale Ave., Walnut Creek An American Mosque  This Wednesday, Nov. 12 “An American Mosque” is screening on KVIE, Channel 6 at 7pm. Some of you may have access to this channel from Sacramento.   If

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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.

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