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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.

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 |2020-05-21T16:43:26-07:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Donations, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Volunteer|Comments Off on Donations and Volunteer Opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak

What are Contra Costa Congregations doing to respond to the COVID-19 Health Policies?

Shelter in Place order goes into effect! B'nai Shalom – Virtual Programs and CBS Updates Dear Friends,We have been closely monitoring events related to Covid-19. We are aware of the recent shelter in place order from Contra Costa County, and we will be pausing our in-building programs for the duration of the order. We know that [...]

By |2020-04-15T15:53:36-07:00March 11th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on What are Contra Costa Congregations doing to respond to the COVID-19 Health Policies?

Corona Virus information from Contra Costa County and the CDC

Main County Health Department Link: https://cchealth.org Contra Costa Health Services Prohibits Mass Gatherings of 100+ People https://cchealth.org/coronavirus/pdf/HO-COVID19-01-Prohibiting-Mass-Gatherings-of-100-or-more.pdf CORONAVIRUS & HOMELESSNESS Frequently Asked Questions Updated: March 12, 2020 https://cchealth.org/coronavirus/pdf/2020-0312-h3-FAQ.pdf Congregate Living Facility Guidance for Prevention and Management of COVID-19 Preliminary Guidance for Homeless Shelters, Behavioral Health Residential Facilities Updated: March 11, 2020 https://cchealth.org/h3/pdf/2020-0311-h3-CLF-guidance.pdf The Health Department released new [...]

By |2020-04-15T16:14:35-07:00February 25th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Corona Virus information from Contra Costa County and the CDC

Winter 2020 Ministering Together Newsletter

Here's the electronic version of the Winter 20 MT Newsletter. If you would rather receive this newsletter by email, please contact our Office Manager, Charlotte Ginn, at eye4ceeoffice@gmail.com.

By |2020-02-25T18:55:53-08:00February 25th, 2020|I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on Winter 2020 Ministering Together Newsletter

Faith Communities & The 2020 Census

Dear Friends, As the 2020 Census process gets started, we want to acknowledge the level and extent of fear that many of our communities are feeling in the run-up to this year’s census. The leadership and ability to help all of our communities’ members overcome this fear will largely fall on the shoulders of respected faith leaders. The [...]

By |2020-04-14T13:16:34-07:00February 13th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|Comments Off on Faith Communities & The 2020 Census

Notes and Links from our Educational Event on Kashmir & the Uighur Muslims of China

If you missed the event, or want to watch a recording of the event from 7:20 pm on – please go to this link! https://boxcast.tv/view/understanding-kashmir-and-the-plight-of-the-uighur-muslims-in-china-966483 Video of Imam Malik's presenter on the Uighur Muslims crisis in China: https://youtu.be/O_PoZCG9DEo Malik Mujahid – malik@soundvision.com Sound Vision website – https://www.soundvision.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Uyghur Crisis Slides Kasim-TumanDownload Kasim Tuman – ktuman@gmail.comKasim lives in San Ramon with [...]

By |2020-01-06T23:42:10-08:00January 2nd, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Notes and Links from our Educational Event on Kashmir & the Uighur Muslims of China

Standing Together Against Hate

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 Rabbi observing the Seventh Night [...]

By |2020-01-04T15:18:43-08:00December 30th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Standing Together Against Hate

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

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 on behalf of a growing [...]

By |2019-11-02T22:12:41-07:00November 2nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized, Volunteer|Comments Off on Want to work on the reunification of families separated at the border?