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Jew, Christian, Muslim: ‘See the Beloved everywhere’

By |2018-09-12T00:51:43-07:00June 13th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|

Jew, Christian, Muslim: 'See the Beloved everywhere' Jun 26, 2018 by Kathy Coffey (reprinted here with permission – original publication: https://www.ncronline.org/news/spirituality/soul-seeing/jew-christian-muslim-see-beloved-everywhere) (Dreamstime/Vladimir Melnik) Nothing in my uber-Catholic background (weekly Mass and confession, memorizing the Baltimore Catechism, strict nun teachers) could have prepared me to participate in a zikr at which Muslim, Jewish and [...]

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Ramadan Iftars

By |2018-05-19T22:32:39-07:00May 19th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|

Bay Area Muslims Take on Hunger in Ramadan Despite all the advances of modernity, hunger is still widespread in the world. Eleven percent of the world’s population, a total of 830 million people, suffer from hunger. Although the U.S. is among the most affluent countries on the planet, the hunger [...]

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

By |2018-04-18T16:33:41-07:00April 18th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

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 [...]

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

By |2018-04-10T22:31:55-07:00March 22nd, 2018|I4C Statements|

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 [...]

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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.

By |2018-03-21T10:46:16-07:00March 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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. [...]

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

By |2018-02-15T17:09:52-08:00February 15th, 2018|I4C Announcements|

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 [...]

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

By |2018-02-05T22:23:33-08:00February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

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 [...]

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

By |2018-02-10T19:05:35-08:00February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

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 [...]

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

By |2018-03-21T16:28:39-07:00January 16th, 2018|I4C Announcements|

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 [...]

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