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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 presentations, a proclamation from the City of Edmonton, music, and speeches.

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Lunch & Learn – Monday, September 9th AT NOON

We are continuing the theme of fasting. In May our board member Farah Jamil talked about Ramadan, and in June board president and Metis Elder Pauline Paulson’s topic was fasting in her tradition. On September 9th Rabbi Gila Caine (Temple Beth Ora) will talk about the Yom Kippur fast. Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s, bring your lunch if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted. There is limited parking behind our building, the lot across 84 Avenue (south of us) is the cheapest.


Public Premiere of “BUILDING BRIDGES: A VIDEO DOCUMENTARY”

September 11, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

16310 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton (Westlawn Funeral Home)

Meet the director and participants, engage members and friends leading towards World Interfaith Harmony Week FEBRUARY 2020
Please RSVP by Sept 6 to intfaith@shaw.ca

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Lunch and Learn – Monday, June 10th
Please come to hear our board president, Metis Elder Pauline Paulson, whose topic will be “Fasting in My Tradition”.

Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s, bring your lunch if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted.

There is limited parking behind our building, the lot across 84 Avenue (south of us) is the cheapest.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday June 12th, at 7:30. We will meet in the Church of Scientology, 10305 174 St. Please join us to hear what we have been doing in the last year, and learn about the faith of our hosts. All welcome, refreshments will be served.

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1) Lunch & Learn, Monday May 13, please come to hear our board member Farah Jamil talk about Ramadan. 

Farah Jamil is a health executive with a B Sc and a Master of Health Administration. She has combined her love of science and business to work in several sectors, including: government, health region, non-profit and
academia in Canada and the United States. While in school and during her career, she recognized the need for bringing down barriers and building bridges in the realm of interfaith dialogue. Therefore, Farah has
volunteered for several interfaith boards, committees and organizations, including: the Edmonton Interfaith Center for Education and Action (EICEA), American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP), A Common Word Alberta – Christian Muslim Interfaith Dialogue, etc. As a member of EICEA, Farah is committed to “help create a society which respects the richness of human diversity”.

Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s, bring your lunch
if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted.
There is limited parking behind our building, the lot across 84 Avenue (south of us) is the cheapest.

2) On Friday, May 24 at noon, also at the Legislature, we will be holding a Unity Walk for Peace & Love, more details to follow.

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INTERFAITH EXPLORATIONS – Sunday, April 28th
We are invited to a special ceremony and service at the Unitarian Church of Edmonton, 10804 – 119 Street, that will honor the new First Nations banner to be dedicated and installed at the church. This is part of their social justice mandate to support the 94 recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. There will be a pipe ceremony at 9 a.m. and then a service at 10:30 a.m. Elder Rose Wabasca from the Bent Arrow Healing Society will be the speaker, and the performer is singer/drummer, Lloyd Cardinal.

After the service and ceremony there will be a feast with soups, bannock and preserves. For more information please call Rev. Audrey Brooks at 780-489-8842

Lunch & Learn – Monday, April 29th
Please come to hear Cantor David Mannes whose topic will be The Sacred Jewish of Judaism. His talk about Jewish music was a highlight of our North American Interfaith Network conference last summer.

Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s, bring your lunch if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted.

There is limited parking behind our building, the lot across 84 Avenue (south of us) is the cheapest.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Save the date, Wednesday June 12th, venue and program to be announced.

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One of the highlights of our North American Interfaith Network conference last summer was this tour:  River Valley – this section of the North Saskatchewan River has been an Indigenous meeting place for at least 10,000 years. The 2 hour guided walk will be led by Lewis Cardinal and teach the way in which the history of the city intersects with that of those who first dwelled here. It will require maximum mobility up and down the river bank.

Lewis is offering the tour starting at 1:30 in the afternoon on August 3, 17, and 24. We are taking reservations now. The cost is $10 per person, with a cheque payable to Edmonton Interfaith Centre or with Paypal here.

Date: August 3, 17, or 24, 2019

Cost: $10 per person

Time: 1:30 p.m.


Date


Location: Meet on the south side of the river at the overlook on Saskatchewan Drive at 106 Street.