YEG Peace Fest

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This fall, Edmontonians of all backgrounds will come together to reflect on and celebrate peace during the city’s first ever YEG Peace Fest. With the aim of fostering a city-wide promotion of peace, unity and human rights, this festival hosted by the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights and the Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation… Read more »

Fighting discriminatory bus ads

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From the Letter of support for the City of Edmonton, written in Oct. 2013,  and re-sent in July 2014 as the City of Edmonton faces discrimination charges. The Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action would like to applaud the City of Edmonton for removing the ETS bus ads which target the Muslim community (see Edmonton… Read more »

Building Bridges Among Faith Traditions

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On Sunday, February 9 at 3 p.m. in the Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 – 102 Avenue, the Edmonton Interfaith Centre presents “Building Bridges Among Faith Traditions” an afternoon of inspirational music, prayers and chants from our diverse communities. Artists include Anna Beaumont, Andrew Glover, Karim Gillani Sufi Ensemble, Soka Gakkai Buddhist chant and Debbi Spence…. Read more »

Harnessing the Imagination

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Harnessing the Imagination with Carol Rose Sunday, December 8 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. here in the Assembly Hall of Garneau United Church 11148 – 84 Avenue In this workshop, Carol will facilitate a psycho-spiritual technique using biblical, liturgical and kabalistic images for healing, creativity and spiritual growth. No previous knowledge or experience required. Carol Rose… Read more »

Forgiveness

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On Saturday evening, August 31 a rabbi, a Catholic priest and an imam walked into Beth Shalom Synagogue in Edmonton. With them were an Aboriginal elder, a Jain, and 65 guests there to hear about “Repentance and Forgiveness from Religious Perspectives”. On that evening Jews around the world began their preparations for New Year (Rosh… Read more »

Lunch and Learn

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  On Monday October 6 at noon our speaker for Lunch & Learn will be Lee Thompson, talking about Diverse Pagan Pathways in the Edmonton Area”.     The meetings are here at 11148 – 84 Avenue, entrance is through the back door in the lane across from Tim Horton’s. There is some parking along our building. Bring… Read more »

Article published in Edmonton Journal

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    Offerings: Edmonton interfaith group condemns violence done in the name of religion       By Edmonton Interfaith Centre May 10, 2013      A Buddhist monk meditates during a moment of silence near the finish line of the Boston Marathon bombings on the one-week anniversary of the bombings on April 22. Photograph… Read more »