Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov 20

Temple Beth Israel
6622 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704

The Interfaith Alliance of Central California would like to invite you to an all-inclusive Thanksgiving Service

Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5:30 pm

People of all faith communities and those without a traditional religious faith are invited to take part in this celebration.

Join us for a service presenting inspiration and musical offerings from many of the faith traditions represented in our greater Fresno community.

Clergy and faith leaders are invited to process into the service. We will gather for processional at 5:15.

Love offering will be taken to support Community Food Bank Please bring a plate of fruit, vegetable or sweets to share in community following the service.

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Religion of Peace, Nov 7

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Present panel discussion:

Religion of Peace

Monday Nov 7, 2:00-3:15 PM
Venue: 2211 E Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710

Panelists:

  • Dean Witt, State President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Rabbi Rick Winner, Temple Beth Israel
  • Rev. Tim Kutzmark, Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno
  • Irfan Ali, Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno & Co- chair of Interfaith Alliance of Central California (IACC)
  • Rev. Dr. Norman Broadbent, Senior Pastor of Big Red Church & Co-chair of IACC
  • Rev. Anna Lopez, New Thought Community
  • Rev. Matthew Hamasaki, Fresno Buddhist Temple
  • Jim Grant, Social Justice Ministry, Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno
  • Arvile Earl, Community United Church of Christ
  • Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, Peace and Conflict Studies, Fresno State

The event is free and open to all and includes panel discussion on peace from different faith perspectives.

For more information contact, Dr. Negin Tahvildary.

Sponsored by: Mediator Mentors at Fresno State, Interfaith Alliance of Central California, Bonner Family Foundation, California Gastroenterology Associates, The Ethics Center at Fresno State & The College of Arts & Humanities at Fresno State.

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Membership Dues

Please make your checks payable to IACC

Annual Membership

Board members $100

non- board members $50

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Welcome Dinner for Int’l Students- Aug 28

For sponsorship or to represent your community center/ house of Worship, please contact info@icfresno.org

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Save the Date

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Save the Date

 

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National Day of Prayer & Interfaith Quilt Display

Time: Thursday, May 7 @5pm
Venue: M Street Art Complex , 1419 M Street, Fresno, 93721
The event is free and open to public 
Refreshments will be provided

A flyer can be downloaded here

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Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

On Sunday, Nov 23 at 5:30pm we will be having our Annual Thanksgiving service at Gurdwara Singh Sabha Fresno 4827 North Parkway Drive, Fresno, CA 93722, (W. Shaw to N. Polk, south on Polk to Fairmont; east on Fairmont which becomes N. Parkway Dr.)

Out of respect to our hosts, it is asked that there be no tobacco or alcohol used on the premises.

Please bring a plate of fruit, vegetable or sweets to share in the community following the service.

Tours of the new Sikh Temple will be provided by our hosts following the service.

Download a flyer here

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Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Sunday, Nov 23, 5:30 PM

Gurdwara Singh Sabha Fresno,
4827 North Parkway Drive, Fresno CA 93722

The Interfaith Alliance of Central California would like to invite you to an all-inclusive Thanksgiving Service: Sunday Nov 23 @ 5:30pm

Please bring a plate of fruit, vegetable or sweets to share in community following the service.

Download promotional bulletin insert here

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Waking In Oak Creek film, Oct 29, 6 PM

The Sikh Coalition, in collaboration with the Ethics Department at California State University, Fresno invites you to a free screening of “Waking in Oak Creek” – a new documentary that tells the story of a community working together to overcome tragedy after six worshipers at a Sikh gurdwara are killed by a white supremacist.

The film screening is sponsored by the Sikh Council of Central California, the Punjabi Sikh Awareness Society at CSUF and the Interfaith Alliance of Central California.

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Where: Alice Peters Auditorium, University Business Center (5245 N. Backer Avenue, Fresno CA 93740)
Parking: Free, please use Parking Code: 269504

A discussion will follow the screening and will be facilitated by the Sikh Coalition.

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Synchronized Global Meditation, Aug 8

Join fellow meditators behind the Gandhi Statue in the Fresno State Peace Garden this coming Friday, August 8 at 9 a.m. for the largest Synchronized Global Meditation in History.

Register at www.unify.org and join the coolest event in Fresno on Friday, August 8 at 9 a.m. behind the Gandhi Statue in the peaceful and shady Fresno State Peace Garden. We will sit from 9 to 10 a.m. Register now: www.unify.org

Your Love Matters
Please Join Us for a Global Peace Meditation on August 8.
Register Here: www.unify.org
#iampeace, #makepeace

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New Officers

The new officers of the IACC are:
Co-chairs: Irfan Ali and Norman Broadbent
Co-Vice Chairs: Paul Pierce, Joe Pulido, and Bryson White
Secretary: Negin Tahvildary

Meeting date and time change:
In order to accommodate the schedules of the new officers the IACC will meet the third Thursday of the month starting May 15, 2014.  The meeting will begin at 4pm at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno.

 

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National Day of Prayer 2014

The annual Interfaith National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 1 at 6pm.  The St. Rest Missionary Baptist Church is hosting this year, it will be in their gym.

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Download the flyer here

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Central Valley VOAD, March 11

Central Valley
Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster

Please join us for the Central Valley VOAD meeting. We will be discussing the Drought and how we will be effected, what role VOAD will play in disasters like this and what resources are available.

Guest Speaker:

Lidia Armas Cal OES
Emergency Services Coordinator/Voluntary Agency Liaison

Date: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
TIME: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Location: Community Food Bank
3403 E. Central Ave. Fresno Ca. 93725

All organizations, no matter how large or small, that have an interest in responding to disasters, have a place at the VOAD table.

We look forward to having you join us.

If you have any questions or to RSVP please email Tami Valle-Gonzalez or call 559-237-3101

 

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What?: Interfaith Youth Gathering

When?: March 15, 2014 at noon

Where?: at St. Paul Newman Center

Who?: Youth, 9 and older, & as long as you have a creative inner child, come join us and together we will write verses of Rumi’s poetry in different languages.

Free and open to all. Refreshments will be provided, but you can always bring a snack to share.

For more info, contact: Dr. Negin Tahvildary or Joseph Pulido

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov 24

thanksgivingThe annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held on Sunday, November 24 at 5:30 pm.  The service will be hosted by the LDS Fresno West Stake, 3375 W. Sierra Ave.

People of all faith communities and those without a traditional religious faith are invited to take part in this celebration.

Download a flyer/bulletin insert

Join us for a service presenting inspiration and musical offerings from many of the faith traditions represented in our greater Fresno community.  Love offering will be taken to support Community Food Bank.

Clergy and faith leaders are invited to process into the service. We will gather for processional at 5:15.

Please bring a plate of fruit, vegetable or sweets to share in community following the service.

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Monthly Meeting, Nov 7

The Interfaith Alliance of Central California will be having our regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 7 at 6pm at the Islamic Cultural Center.

On the agenda: The annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service scheduled for Sunday, November 24 at 5:30 pm, at the LDS Fresno West Stake, 3375 W. Sierra Ave.

 

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