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Black Lives Are Sacred: An Interfaith response to police brutality and economic inequality

Black Lives Are Sacred: An Interfaith response to police brutality and economic inequality Sunday, June 7th at 7:00 pm Livestream event with religious leaders from across Contra Costa County.  Join us Sunday night as we gather online to remember, grieve, shout and sing in response to the murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and over [...]

By |2020-06-04T16:07:30-07:00June 4th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Black Lives Are Sacred: An Interfaith response to police brutality and economic inequality

Silence Is Not An Option! A statement from the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County

SILENCE IS NOT AN OPTION!   We are grieving at the horrible murder of George Floyd on the streets of Minnesota and the outbreak of chaos throughout our country in response to this awful event.  This is not an isolated incident and the unleashing of anger and protest is warranted. This festering disease of racial [...]

By |2020-06-03T12:27:11-07:00June 3rd, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Silence Is Not An Option! A statement from the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County

June Blood Drives, Hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive or Setting Up An Appointment to Give

Interfaith Blood Drives American Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, June 11 from 10-4 in the Temple Isaiah Social Hall, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette Give the gift of life and help meet the urgent need in our community by participating in a blood drive hosted by Temple Isaiah. Covid-19 protocols and procedures for social distancing and [...]

By |2020-06-04T14:13:21-07:00June 1st, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, Volunteer|Comments Off on June Blood Drives, Hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive or Setting Up An Appointment to Give

A Reflection from the Christian Traditions: THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN (A Reflection from the Christian Traditions) by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. The days of Pentecost are fast upon us. For most of us, we are spending the Easter Season sheltered at home. This is a most unusual time and, perhaps, our lives will never be the same. We now have a heightened [...]

By |2020-05-24T12:09:53-07:00May 24th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on A Reflection from the Christian Traditions: THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation

Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation California State Resilience Roadmap – https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/ Contra Costa COVID-19 Updates – https://www.contracosta.ca.gov Solano County COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopening – https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/depts/ph/coronavirus_links/roadmap_to_recovery.asp ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Colleagues,  Today California Governor Gavin Newsom issued guidelines for the re-opening of houses of worship (see link below). I participated on [...]

By |2020-05-25T11:55:19-07:00May 21st, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Information to Inform your Decisions on When and How to Re-open your Congregation

Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services

Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services beginning May 19th This is a baby step toward reopening. Gathering in our cars is a good step forward. Let’s continue to make sure those with risks of catching the virus are protected. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Press Release Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services Friday, [...]

By |2020-05-15T20:51:25-07:00May 15th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services

Frequently Asked Questions about Faith Based Orgs participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Load Program (EIDL).

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-04/SBA%20Faith-Based%20FAQ%20Final.pdf ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Workforce Development Board (WDB) and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors are pleased to announce the opening of a new call center to meet the needs of Contra Costa businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The call center will offer information and resources to help businesses navigate the current economic climate. The [...]

By |2020-04-29T11:55:55-07:00April 7th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions about Faith Based Orgs participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Load Program (EIDL).

Do you need financial help during the COVID-19 Crisis?

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County are continuing to distribute food from most of our 20 food pantries and emergency help through our SVdP branchesYour Neighbors Need You- St. Vincent de Paul is Here to HelpThe individuals and families that St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County, (SVdP), help are struggling now [...]

By |2020-04-30T13:45:35-07:00April 6th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements|Comments Off on Do you need financial help during the COVID-19 Crisis?

Prayers from many faiths in an age of fear and pandemic

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Where you have found meaning and support lately? Thanks to Vice-President Terri Moss for these pictures and quotes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE INSPIRATIONAL CITATIONS REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS   “I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love.  No power in the sky above or in the earth below – indeed, nothing [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:39:39-07:00March 29th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Prayers from many faiths in an age of fear and pandemic

Donations and Volunteer Opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak

The County needs 50 volunteers to help! Hello Community Partners, Covid 19 - Food Delivery Volunteer Opportunity Duties and Schedules: Noon to 2:00 PM -  Volunteer will serve as a Loader only   Noon to 5:00 PM – Volunteer will serve as a Loader PLUS as a Ride-Along Box Unloader Need to report by 11:45 [...]

By |2020-06-02T15:31:38-07:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Donations, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Volunteer|Comments Off on Donations and Volunteer Opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak