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Standing Together Against Hate

By |2020-01-04T15:18:43-08:00December 30th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Thank you Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project for this statement.  STANDING TOGETHER AGAINST HATE On December 28, 2019, a day on which the Christian Community observes the “slaughtering of the Holy Innocents,” a man with a history of mental illness viciously attacked people gathered inside the home of a [...]

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Winter Nights keeps homeless warm, steers them to services

By |2019-12-29T18:23:00-08:00December 29th, 2019|I4C Announcements, Volunteer|

East Bay program uses churches to help provide food, shelter https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2019/12/27/winter-nights-keeps-homeless-warm-steers-them-to-services/ Our Winter Nights Family Shelter was recently highlighted in the East Bay Times. Thanks to Judith Prieve for the insightful article. Deanne Vowiell has been homeless on and off for nearly 20 years, couch surfing, staying with family, sometimes [...]

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Want to work on the reunification of families separated at the border?

By |2019-11-02T22:12:41-07:00November 2nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized, Volunteer|

An idea for working for the reunification of families separated at the border is a letter campaign begun by Judy Feins at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.  Here's a draft letter you can send to your elected leaders. letter to faith groups re children-final Dear _______________: We are writing to you [...]

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Annual Meeting Notification Letter

By |2019-10-31T20:59:24-07:00October 31st, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

Dear ICCCC Members: We look forward to sharing and celebrating with you the many programs and outreach successes of the Interfaith Council this past year at our Annual Meeting on November 10, 2019, 6:00 p.m. at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church. We will also be highlighting the Core Priorities of our five-year [...]

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THIS IS NOT US, another statement from the Interfaith Peace Project

By |2019-10-27T23:12:46-07:00October 27th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

Dear Friends,               The tragedy that is Syria is heart-breaking and immoral. It ought to outrage any human being who has any sense of dignity and self-respect. The treatment of the Kurds by Mr. Trump and his policies is no less than a despicable act of self-serving expediency at the expense [...]

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Has your congregation thought about hosting a Blood Drive? Now is the time!

By |2019-10-26T13:29:07-07:00October 26th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|

Vitalant supports 45 hospitals in the Bay Area with their blood supply.  We are a non-profit, community based organization that runs 100’s of blood drives a month to keep up with patient needs.  The winter season can be a challenging time for collecting blood donations, due to factors such as [...]

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

By |2019-09-04T21:13:19-07:00September 4th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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Disloyal? A statement from the Interfaith Peace Project and a poem by Reb Irwin Keller, of Cotati

By |2019-08-28T17:48:33-07:00August 27th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|

August 27, 2019  Dear Friends,      The rhetoric of the President of the United States cannot be tolerated any longer. The reference to Jews as being "disloyal" if they vote freely is not acceptable regardless of partisan beliefs or convictions. The language of the President is simply and clearly anti-Semitic. This [...]

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

By |2019-08-05T20:49:27-07:00August 5th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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May & June Good News Letter from the Winter Nights Family Shelter Team

By |2019-07-22T23:44:53-07:00July 22nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, Newsletters|

Here are the updated Good News Letters from May and June. We are expanding to East County in a two step process. Read about the families we serve and join the team! 2019.5-The-GOOD-NEWS-Letter-MAY-2019Download 2019.6-7-The-GOOD-NEWS-Letter-June-JulyDownload

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