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Monthly Interfaith Dialogues (Yes, you are invited!)

By |2017-02-27T09:23:27-08:00February 27th, 2017|I4C Announcements, Newsletters|

◊◊◊  Monthly Interfaith Dialogues (Yes, you are invited!) March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1 Walnut Creek United Methodist Church Wesley Room, Education Wing (in the back) to the right of the office 1543 Sunnyvale Ave. Walnut Creek The monthly meeting of the Interfaith Council is the First Thursday [...]

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Walnut Creek Saves – Energy and Water Saving Programs

By |2017-02-27T09:02:08-08:00February 27th, 2017|Volunteer|

Walnut Creek Saves www.walnutcreeksaves.org Take the mystery out of energy savings! Sign up for a FREE home consultation. See the exact changes you can make in your home to save the most energy, water and money Receive a personalized report with your energy and water usage and potential savings Get [...]

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MDUUC Votes to Become ‘Sanctuary’ Congregation

By |2017-02-27T08:36:04-08:00February 27th, 2017|Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|

MDUUC Votes to Become ‘Sanctuary’ Members Aligned in Actions to Support People Targeted by Discrimination Walnut Creek, CA – Feb. 1, 2017 – The members of Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church (MDUUC) voted Jan. 29, 2017 to become a designated ‘Sanctuary Space’ in keeping with the progressive community’s commitment to [...]

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Media Coverage of the Ring of Solidarity Event

By |2017-02-27T07:59:33-08:00February 27th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice|

Here are the links to the media coverage of our recent Ring of Solidarity at the Walnut Creek Islamic Center on Feb. 3rd, 2017.  Feel free to share any and all of these links. http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/03/hundreds-gather-for-ring-of-solidarity-at-walnut-creek-islamic-center/   http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/East-Bay-Interfaith-Council-Hosts-Ring-of-Solidarity-to-support-Muslims-412699103.html   http://kron4.com/2017/02/03/hundreds-stand-in-solidarity-with-the-muslim-community-in-walnut-creek/   The article announcing the event: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/01/walnut-creek-ring-of-solidarity-a-show-of-strength-unity/         [...]

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Faith-based and humanist groups call on government to reaffirm American values

By |2017-02-02T06:35:42-08:00February 2nd, 2017|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Faith-based and humanist groups call on government to reaffirm American values “Although the U.S. is a nation of immigrants and has a long history of welcoming refugees from diverse lands, we also have a history of different periods of xenophobia and exclusion, including the Chinese Exclusion Act, the internment of [...]

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Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Responds to the Recent Ban of Muslims

By |2017-02-02T06:27:53-08:00February 2nd, 2017|I4C Statements|

Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County  Responds to the Recent Ban of Muslims Sunday, January 29, 2017 "You must not oppress foreigners. You know what it’s like to be a foreigner, for you yourselves were once foreigners in the land of Egypt." – Exodus 23:9 The Interfaith Council of Contra [...]

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Ring of Solidarity – Standing with Muslims in Walnut Creek

By |2017-02-02T06:26:19-08:00February 2nd, 2017|I4C Announcements|

Ring of Solidarity – Standing with Muslims in Walnut Creek Friday, February 3rd 2017 Walnut Creek Islamic Center 2449 Buena Vista Ave., W.C. Gathering between 12:30 and 1:00 pm. (please carpool and park on the street) Prayers begin at 1:30 for those who desire to pray. After prayers, we will hear [...]

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ISRV Refugee Project

By |2017-02-02T06:18:43-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Donations, Volunteer|

+++  ISRV Refugee Project Naveed Royeen, a recent refugee from Afghanistan is living at San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville.  He is fluent in English with a BA in business administration and a job in the Reutlinger Home, Danville business office.  We have created a sign up genius account to [...]

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The Northern California Family Center

By |2017-02-02T06:17:30-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Volunteer|

+++  The Northern California Family Center.  NCFC provides five services: (1) Youth Outreach services for run aways, primarily through the Safe Place Program in Contra Costa and Solano Counties, including an emergency telephone hotline. (2) 24-hour accessible short-term shelter for runaway and home¬less youth. (3) Crisis counseling and family mediation [...]

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Opportunities

By |2017-02-02T06:14:24-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Donations, Volunteer|

+++  Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Opportunities: Speakers Bureau: Are you interested in speaking about Habitat to your congregation or other faith communities? Or, do you feel shy in front of groups, but like tabling and talking to people one-on-one? Do you love to talk about Habitat, but want to brush up [...]

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