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Black Lives Are Sacred: Postponed to Monday Night at 7 pm with a new link

By |2020-06-10T14:23:07-07:00June 4th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Black Lives Are Sacred: An Interfaith response to police brutality and economic inequality New Link We had a wonderful online event on Monday night.  Thanks for being patient after our technical difficulties. The recording is at the same link, below! View the Recording at this new link: https://boxcast.tv/view/monday-interfaith-service-550079 Many thanks to [...]

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

By |2020-06-03T12:27:11-07:00June 3rd, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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. [...]

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San Francisco Bay Area Religious Leaders Condemn the Killing of George Floyd and Structural Racism

By |2020-06-02T13:59:26-07:00June 2nd, 2020|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized|

San Francisco Bay Area Religious Leaders Condemn the Killing of George Floyd and Structural Racism As religious leaders of diverse traditions we understand human life to be the greatest and most sacred gift endowed by our Creator. Inherent in that gift is the inalienable right to live freely and not in [...]

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ChI Statement following the death of George Floyd from Rev. Ineda Adesanya

By |2020-06-01T22:22:37-07:00June 1st, 2020|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Greetings Friends,   The mission of The Chaplaincy Institute is to educate and empower individuals for innovative interfaith service and spiritual care that heals and transforms the world. As is so evident by the events in Minneapolis and around our country, our world is in more need of healing than [...]

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Reflections by URI’s Executive Director the Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr.

By |2020-06-01T17:08:31-07:00June 1st, 2020|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Manifesting Love and Justice by Dismantling White Supremacy In response to the killing of George Floyd, the latest victim of racist violence against persons of color in the United States, Melanie DeMore, vocal activist and friend of URI, wrote on Facebook, “I feel the pain of loss deep in my [...]

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Interfaith Council of Alameda County Condemns Police Brutality & Racism

By |2020-06-01T17:09:37-07:00June 1st, 2020|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

Interfaith Council of Alameda County Condemns Police Brutality and Racism Once again, with the killing of an African-American man George Floyd, by a white Minneapolis police officer, we are reminded that racial injustice often takes deadly form in the United States of America.  In the face of this often-repeated violence against people [...]

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I Can’t Breathe, by Father Tom Bonacci with the Interfaith Peace Project

By |2020-06-01T14:07:08-07:00June 1st, 2020|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized|

May 29, 2020 The murdering of George Floyd by the police on the streets of Minnesota reveals, in a most horrific way, the systemic racism that has infected our Nation from its inception. This is not an isolated incident but the latest eruption of a festering disease that demands treatment. [...]

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

By |2020-05-24T12:09:53-07:00May 24th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

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 [...]

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Prayers from many faiths in an age of fear and pandemic

By |2020-09-10T13:26:03-07:00March 29th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 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 [...]

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

By |2020-09-10T13:27:29-07:00March 11th, 2020|COVID-19, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

 Shelter in Place order goes into effect!   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Posters on Covid-19 Testing from the County.                             COVID Testing Flyer English   COVID Testing Flyer Spanish                     [...]

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