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Annual Meeting Notification Letter

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 Strategic Plan recently adopted by [...]

By |2019-10-31T20:59:24-07:00October 31st, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on Annual Meeting Notification Letter

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

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 of other people's lives and [...]

By |2019-10-27T23:12:46-07:00October 27th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on THIS IS NOT US, another statement from the Interfaith Peace Project

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

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 the cold and flu season, [...]

By |2019-10-26T13:29:07-07:00October 26th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|Comments Off on Has your congregation thought about hosting a Blood Drive? Now is the time!

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

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 deem to be a supporter [...]

By |2019-09-04T21:13:19-07:00September 4th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on We Must Stop Hurting Children, a statement from Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

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

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 dangerous language compromises the safety [...]

By |2019-08-28T17:48:33-07:00August 27th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Disloyal? A statement from the Interfaith Peace Project and a poem by Reb Irwin Keller, of Cotati

The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

The ICAN of Contra Costa County, which has hosted many Earth Care and will be doing three Planet Friendly Food programs this program year, encourages Contra Costa Religious leaders to do a sermon series in the lead up to the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20-28. Below are the letters some of the ICAN Committee members [...]

By |2019-07-22T23:49:17-07:00July 22nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

ICCCC Office’s Move and Our New Address

We want to thank Walnut Creek UMC for being a great host for our office and meetings for decades. Their hospitality and partnership has enabled us to grow into who we are today, expanding Winter Nights into East County, and expanding our reach from East to West, and partnering with other Bay Area Interfaith Councils [...]

By |2019-06-28T22:43:33-07:00June 28th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on ICCCC Office’s Move and Our New Address

A Statement on the Sri Lanka Easter terror attacks from Father Tom Bonacci of IPP, The Pagan Community, Islamic Center of the East Bay, Antioch, Dr. Nazeer Ahmed, Islamic Network Group, KAICIID Board of Directors, Parliament of the World’s Religions, Pace Bene, Fethullah Gülen of Pacifica

Sri Lanka The inhumane and unbelievable violence that has struck the island Nation of Sri Lanka is beyond comprehension.  The minority Christian population of Sri Lanka has long been the object of violence and persecution.  It seems feeble to say our thoughts and prayers are with those who suffered loss of life and limb.  While [...]

By |2019-04-24T20:56:40-07:00April 23rd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on A Statement on the Sri Lanka Easter terror attacks from Father Tom Bonacci of IPP, The Pagan Community, Islamic Center of the East Bay, Antioch, Dr. Nazeer Ahmed, Islamic Network Group, KAICIID Board of Directors, Parliament of the World’s Religions, Pace Bene, Fethullah Gülen of Pacifica

Inland East Bay Vigils in response to the #TurnToLove for New Zealand

Islamic Center of ZahraThursday March 21 at 8:30 pm1059 Serpentine Lane, Pleasanton   (Dr. Ejaz Naqvi’s community) is holding a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of Christchurch this Thursday evening. Everyone is welcome to attend.   Friday, Friday, March 22nd at 1:00 pm Walnut Creek Islamic Center, 2449 Buena Vista Ave., W.C.   Arrive between 12:45 and 1:00 pm. [...]

By |2019-03-18T17:43:47-07:00March 18th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Inland East Bay Vigils in response to the #TurnToLove for New Zealand