Faith In Action
Common Ground on the Border & Border Issues Fair, a two-day event this past weekend, featured classes in art, music and a variety of lectures.
Islamic Community Center of North East Valley (ICNEV), Scottsdale Masjid, is delighted to host an Outreach/Interfaith Dinner at ICNEV on Sunday, January 28th at 5:00 pm. Ustad Ali Ataie will be the speaker at this event.
Please use this opportunity to reach out and extend the invite to your non-Muslim neighbors, colleagues at work, teachers. friends, and others. This will be a great opportunity to learn about your neighbors, make friends and have questions answered in a Q & A session led by a scholar.
Faith Climate Action Week will take place during Earth Week, April 14- 22, 2018.
Celebrations, sermons, service projects, events, and nature walks will be held, all week, around the theme "Charged with Faith: Leading the way to a clean energy future". Sign up now and be the first to receive information on how to participate.
We will be focusing on ways we can green our facilities and homes, take action locally, and advocate nationally for positive steps towards a sustainable, 100% renewable energy future.
Invitation from ONE Community Foundation:
On February 5th and 6th, ONE Community Foundation will be hosting a Non-Partisan Advocacy Training, and we want you to be there! This educational event will equip you with the skills you need to navigate Arizona’s legislative system, to effectively share your story, and to participate at both city and statewide levels of advocacy in order to enact positive change toward non-discrimination and equality in Arizona.
President Trump’s obscene remarks, reported yesterday — in which he described Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries as “s***thole countries” — were deeply disturbing. The National Council of Churches unequivocally condemns these statements.
Further, President Trump’s stated preference for immigrants from nations such as Norway, combined with numerous other comments he has made over past years, reveals a deep-seated racism that is unacceptable. These attitudes must be publicly rejected by all people of faith. The very soul of our nation is at stake.
As Dr. King said, “A time comes when silence is betrayal.” We cannot remain silent at a time like this in the life of our nation
We’ve already been praying, of course. Now let’s step it up with a scheduled time when our hearts and souls can meet in the mind of God.
From now till April 5 (at least!) let’s agree to pray for the ACT Now: Unite to End Racism challenge every Thursday morning at 7AM your local time. It will be a rolling wave of prayer as 7AM dawns from time zone to time zone across the country and around the world.
Thursday, February 1 in Santa Fe
Interfaith Worker Justice-NM is a statewide network of people of faith and conscience that calls upon their moral, ethical and theological values to advocate for workers' rights and economic justice.
From Pamela Shepherd, Taos UCC:
The New Mexico legislative session is about to begin, and justice for the poor is on my mind.
They are featured in a story in the Albuquerque Journal.
"It has been about five months in sanctuary for Kadhim Al-bumohammed.