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Yearly Archives: 2018

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The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

Shoulder to Shoulder is a proud partner of KYN. It is in that spirit that we'd like to share information about The United States of Love Over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series, a nationwide effort to connect non-Muslims to community/mosque-led and home-based Iftars during the month of Ramadan (mid-May to mid-June). Please see below information [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

In our last newsletter, our Council's President, Terry Clark has written an article on the Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence here.   Moral Imperative

By | April 10th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

Poor People’s Campaign – East Bay Campaign & Mass Meeting

Poor People's Campaign – East Bay Mass Meeting •LEARN from our neighbors affected by unjust policies •GEAR UP for 40 Days of Action •CONNECT with other activists, people of faith, and all those who care about justice •LISTEN to an inspiring preacher from a church in downtown Los Angeles Keynote speaker: Pastor Eddie Anderson, McCarty Memorial [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Poor People’s Campaign – East Bay Campaign & Mass Meeting

The Defusing Hatred Program – Updated Dates

The Defusing Hatred Program Learn nonviolent communication skills in a safe environment and develop tools for responding to uneasy situations and hate speech. Enjoy an informative, visual presentation followed by conversation and hands on experience through role-play. Available at your congregation or small group by signing up a team from the Interfaith Council. Contact Rev. [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Defusing Hatred Program – Updated Dates

Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

PLEASE DO SOMETHING! ​Once more our Nation and the World stands stunned at the tragic and needless loss of life. The latest school killings in Parkland, Florida underscore the lack of political will and the low moral caliber of many charged with political, civic and governmental leadership. It continues to confound reasonable people that a [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|I4C Statements|Comments Off on Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit this weekend.

The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit and protest this weekend.  The WBC is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks such groups nationally.  They “proselytize” all those groups [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit this weekend.

Trinity Center Shelter issued orders to stop serving donated food! Please help.

Trinity Center Shelter issued orders to stop serving donated food!  Please help!  ​All public Shelters in Contra Costa County have been ordered to stop accepting and serving donated food except from permitted commercial kitchens. No home cooked or baked foods can be accepted.   (This policy doesn’t pertain to the Winter Nights Shelter as it [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Trinity Center Shelter issued orders to stop serving donated food! Please help.

Spring ICCCC Concert: Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity

Spring ICCCC Concert Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity Sunday, March 4th at 2:00 pm Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church 49 Knox Dr., Lafayette, CA Come to hear various musical groups from among our member congregations and friends of ICCCC.  Stay afterwards for the fellowship and sharing. Musical Offerings from Multiple Faiths and [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Spring ICCCC Concert: Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity

MLK Day Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, IV

If you would like to read Dr. Tinsley's message delivered on Dr. MLK Day, Jan. 15th at Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, please follow this link. Dr. MLK celebration address 011518 & 011618 2 Dr. Tinsley's remarks at the Board of Supervisors the next day.  Here are some pictures of the day.  Thanks to Dr. Dr. [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on MLK Day Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, IV

Responding with Grace to the visit of the Westboro Baptist Church protesters

Some of you have heard that the Westboro Baptist Church (famous for picketing religious and secular groups they disagree with) is planning to protest four congregations in Walnut Creek on Sunday morning, March 25th. Yes, 4 members of their church will protesting and inciting near the four congregations. The congregations listed in the image are [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Responding with Grace to the visit of the Westboro Baptist Church protesters