2018 is the Year of Interfaith Friendship!
Our interfaith affinity groups bring families and individuals together around common interests in ways that develop personal relationships and friendships. There are currently seven groups meeting regularly with others to be added in the near future. They are organized around such interests as cinema, book reading, fitness, scriptural reading, knitting, art, medicine, and contemplative traditions. Click here for more information or to sign up!
2018 YOUTH INTERFAITH SERVICE DAY CAMP
JUNE 18-21, 2018
For Registration or Information, Click Here!
Welcome to a Community of Interfaith Understanding!
Beyond tolerance, we value hospitality, understanding, respect, and acceptance.
As interfaith engagement approaches its third decade in West Michigan, we are excited to welcome new audiences and neighbors into the work of interfaith understanding and social engagement. The next chapter in the story of West Michigan's interfaith movement has yet to be written. Much has been accomplished, and much remains to be done.
How might you join the story?
April 9, 2018 6:00 PM
A Light That Drives Out Darkness "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Bishop...
April 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In the months between the November 9, 1938, Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) in Germany, when a thousand synagogues and Jewish-owned businesses were burned or desecrated, ...
April 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kaufman Interfaith Institute and Campus Interfaith Resources will be bringing in the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe for our annual Sigal Lecture. Henry-Crowe is the chief executive...
April 17, 2018 6:00 PM
2018 Theme: Listening to New Voices In the spirit of Sarah, Hagar, and Mary, we take time to hear the voices and stories of women leaders who are bringing new life to interfaith understanding...
April 24, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is pleased to partner with the Kent District Library on a three-part series that explores ways to make our community one that’s characterized by...
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March 16, 2018
Dr. Doug Kindschi, Rabbi Michael Schadick and Rev Chandler Stokes join Shelley Irwin.
February 16, 2018
Dr. Doug Kindschi, Kyle Kooyers, and Dr Sahibzada, Imam of the Islamic Center and Mosque in Grand Rapids, join us to discuss upcoming programming.