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We Must Stop Hurting Children, a statement from Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

WE MUST STOP HURTING CHILDRENSeptember 2, 2019 Dear Friends,                One of the ways to gain political power and control is to objectify and dehumanize a supposed enemy. Even before Mr. Trump became President, he engaged in dehumanizing people of color. Also, his rhetoric against Muslims, Jews, and anyone he does not deem to be a supporter [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on We Must Stop Hurting Children, a statement from Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

Not One More – a statement from Fr. Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

NOT ONE MORE, August 5, 2019      We, here at The Interfaith Peace Project, were more than gratified that many people gathered in Washington, DC to protest the Government’s inaction in the wake of growing gun violence.  They chanted what must become the mantra for our time, “Not one more!”  The incomprehensible inaction of [...]

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The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

The ICAN of Contra Costa County, which has hosted many Earth Care and will be doing three Planet Friendly Food programs this program year, encourages Contra Costa Religious leaders to do a sermon series in the lead up to the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20-28. Below are the letters some of the ICAN Committee members [...]

By | July 22nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

Keeping Faith in the Face of Empire – message given at the Good Friday protests in Livermore, CA

Keeping Faith in the Face of Empireby Rev. Will McGarvey The message given at the Good Friday protest and Stations of the Cross and nonviolent Acts of Witness at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Laboratory April 19, 2019, 7:00 am.  Organized by the Ecumenical Peace Institute/CALC and Livermore Conversion Project. www.epicalc.org (Order GF 2019 order of W v7.1) [...]

By | April 19th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Keeping Faith in the Face of Empire – message given at the Good Friday protests in Livermore, CA

#CaringContraCosta Campaign

Please join us in the #CaringContraCosta campaign! The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County is encouraging our members and congregations to join us in sharing this message with our friends and neighbors. What can you and your congregation or small group do to make Contra Costa County a more caring, kind and compassionate place to live? [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on #CaringContraCosta Campaign

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

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.

Food Safety Letter from the County

Dear friends, Marilyn Underwood from the county recently called me about tragic loss of life at a congregational Thanksgiving Dinner last year, and so she has prepared a letter to our county congregations to remind us all of the county statutes on food borne diseases and what constitutes a private event versus a public event. [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|I4C Announcements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|Comments Off on Food Safety Letter from the County

After Charlottesville and before they come to SF and Berkeley, CA

Thanks to all of those who came out for the Interfaith Peace Vigil in Walnut Creek Monday evening. We estimated that 300 participated and we had enough to have people at all four corners of two intersections on Civic Dr. in downtown Walnut Creek. After our Interfaith prayers and songs, we mentioned providing some links [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on After Charlottesville and before they come to SF and Berkeley, CA

ICAN Training – Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop

This year’s focus is Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop – pre-registration lunch http://tinyurl.com/gvu23ra Saturday, April 1st.  See the event at http://interfaithccc.org/event/becoming-better-stewards-of-the-earth-advocacy-training-workshop/ Opening Invocation: Rev. Will McGarvey Overview: Rev. Will McGarvey Rev. Will Scott, California Interfaith Power and Light, California Legislative actions for 2017 Andrés Soto, Communities for a Better Environment, BAAQMD, Cap on Refinery Emissions – [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on ICAN Training – Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop