Interfaith Leadership Dinner
The annual Kaufman Interfaith Leadership Dinner recognizes interfaith leaders in the West Michigan community. On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the Sylvia Kaufman Interfaith Leadership Award was given to former Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell, a long-time interfaith advocate and public servant in West Michigan. Following the dinner was The Sigal Lecture, given by Rev. Jennifer Bailey, an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, community organizer, and emerging national leader in the multi-faith movement for justice.
Former recipients of the Sylvia Kaufman Interfaith Leadership Award:
- 2015: Lillian Sigal, Marchiene Rienstra, Ghazala Munir (founders of Interfaith Dialogue Association)
- 2014: Rev. Richard Rhem, Former Pastor of Christ Community Church
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