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The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

Shoulder to Shoulder is a proud partner of KYN. It is in that spirit that we'd like to share information about The United States of Love Over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series, a nationwide effort to connect non-Muslims to community/mosque-led and home-based Iftars during the month of Ramadan (mid-May to mid-June). Please see below information [...]

By |2018-04-18T16:33:41-07:00April 18th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

In our last newsletter, our Council's President, Terry Clark has written an article on the Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence here.   Moral Imperative

By |2018-04-10T22:40:32-07:00April 10th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

PLEASE DO SOMETHING! ​Once more our Nation and the World stands stunned at the tragic and needless loss of life. The latest school killings in Parkland, Florida underscore the lack of political will and the low moral caliber of many charged with political, civic and governmental leadership. It continues to confound reasonable people that a [...]

By |2018-04-10T22:31:55-07:00March 22nd, 2018|I4C Statements|Comments Off on Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit this weekend.

The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit and protest this weekend.  The WBC is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks such groups nationally.  They “proselytize” all those groups [...]

By |2018-03-21T10:46:16-07:00March 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit this weekend.

Spring ICCCC Concert: Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity

Spring ICCCC Concert Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity Sunday, March 4th at 2:00 pm Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church 49 Knox Dr., Lafayette, CA Come to hear various musical groups from among our member congregations and friends of ICCCC.  Stay afterwards for the fellowship and sharing. Musical Offerings from Multiple Faiths and [...]

By |2018-02-05T22:23:33-08:00February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Spring ICCCC Concert: Beads on One String: A Celebration of Interfaith Unity

MLK Day Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, IV

If you would like to read Dr. Tinsley's message delivered on Dr. MLK Day, Jan. 15th at Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, please follow this link. Dr. MLK celebration address 011518 & 011618 2 Dr. Tinsley's remarks at the Board of Supervisors the next day.  Here are some pictures of the day.  Thanks to Dr. Dr. [...]

By |2018-02-10T19:05:35-08:00February 1st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|Comments Off on MLK Day Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, IV

TRAGIC BEYOND BELIEF – on the Mass Shooting in the Texas Church

TRAGIC BEYOND BELIEF      The massacre at The First Baptist Church in the small town of Sutherland Springs, Texas leaves us stunned and speechless at the suffering that community must endure.  Our hearts are broken again with grief as we attempt to absorb the impact and reality of such horrific violence.  While such acts of [...]

By |2017-11-07T23:49:52-08:00November 7th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on TRAGIC BEYOND BELIEF – on the Mass Shooting in the Texas Church

ICCCC 2017 Annual Meeting

ICCCC 2017 Annual Meeting Sunday, November 5th at 6:00 pm Sufism Reoriented 11 White Horse Court, Walnut Creek (See below for special instructions for this year's Annual Meeting.  Reserve your parking today at http://tinyurl.com/SRParking!)  Potluck desserts begins at 6:00 pm and the program begins at 7:00 pm.  Reports from all of our programs with a celebration [...]

By |2017-10-27T17:01:45-07:00October 27th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on ICCCC 2017 Annual Meeting

Standing Together In a Time of Anti-Semitism

WE STAND TOGETHER      As the anti-Semitic graffiti attack on Temple Sinai in Oakland, CA is being investigated as a hate crime, we pause to stand in solidarity with the Congregation of Temple Sinai and the entire Jewish Community.  The September 21, 2017 attack on the eve of the Jewish New Year Holiday reveals how [...]

By |2017-09-29T13:23:57-07:00September 29th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Standing Together In a Time of Anti-Semitism

Violence Is Not The Answer

Our latest statement on violence.    VIOLENCE IS NOT THE ANSWER   "Our democracy has no room for inciting violence or endangering the public, no matter the ideology of those who commit such acts. The violent actions of people calling themselves antifa in Berkeley this weekend deserve unequivocal condemnation, and the perpetrators should be arrested [...]

By |2017-09-08T18:13:08-07:00August 31st, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Violence Is Not The Answer