Hope, Gratitude, and Solidarity

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Please find attached the statement, “Hope, Gratitude and Solidarity: A Message to Canadians from Religious Leaders in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” which was signed by over 80 religious leaders, including many Participants in and friends of the Canadian Interfaith Conversation. You will also find attached a media release that summarizes the document and links… Read more »

Photos: Multifaith Concert 2020

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You may have noticed we now have a Photo Gallery in the menu at the top of our website. You can select a gallery for a specific event from the drop-down menu. Our latest gallery is from our Multifaith Concert on February 9. Click here for a look.

SAVE THE DATE: “BUILDING BRIDGES AMONG FAITH TRADITIONS” MULTIFAITH CONCERT

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A multifaith and multicultural concert with music and poetry from across the globe. Featuring U of A Prof. of Ethnomusicology Michael Frishkopf and members of the Middle Eastern & North African Music Ensemble. Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Unitarian Church of Edmonton 10804 – 119 Street Silent Auction & Refreshments Entrance fee: $10,… Read more »

Film Shown at City Hall + Two Viewing Opportunities

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We were honoured last week when City Council was shown the trailer for our new video “Building Bridges”, about interfaith activities in Edmonton. We were hosted before the meeting, please see the photo. From the left: Mayor Don Iveson, Shiraz Kanji, Len Gierach, Farah Jamil (board members), Netta Phillet (office coordinator), Eric Spoeth (producer) and… Read more »

Lunch and Learn: November 18

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On Monday, November 18 here at noon, Loraine Johnson, Death Doula, Green Burial advocate and Palliative Massage Therapist, will be our speaker. Green Burials have been in the news lately, Edmonton Journal and CBC radio – come and learn more. Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s, bring your lunch if… Read more »

Just One World: Nov. 23-24

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The Edmonton Interfaith Centre will be at Just One World with calendars and posters for sale. Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 24, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Basil’s Cultural Centre (10819 71 Avenue). We look forward to seeing you there! Here is the Facebook event.

UN Day of Peace: Sept. 21

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Theme: Climate Action for Peace. Time/Location: Saturday, September 21, at noon by the Homeless Memorial (103A Avenue between 99 and 100 Streets, just north of City Hall). The Interfaith Centre, along with other groups, will gather on September 21 to show our support to address the climate crisis to help achieve peace. We will have… Read more »