America has described herself in many ways. It is often thought of as a melting pot or as a tapestry of cultures woven together. Religious and cultural diversity has grown exponentially since 1965. So many differences, so many opportunities for misunderstanding and tension. Our mission in a nutshell is to take practical steps to transform all of those difficulties into creative energy and build a metropolitan Detroit community that thrives on the basis of what we have in common and what we can learn from one another. Please join with us. We welcome your contribution. 

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Upcoming Events

Sacred Treasures Art Exhibition

Running weekdays through March 27  

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

Sacred Treasures is a special exhibition of ritual objects used  in the practice of various faith traditions.  The exhibit will encompass the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Native American traditions and will include head coverings, vestments, jewelry, prayer rugs, prayer books, sculpture, and wall hangings.

Click here for more information.

Spring Conference on Religious Literacy

Sunday evening, June 7 – Monday evening, June 8

Please save the date for this important conference focused on how we can promote religious literacy to all ages in the metro-Detroit community.

The conference will include Religious Diversity Journey experiences for adults, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and more!

 

Face to Faith for 8th – 12th Graders

Thursday, March 29, 6:00pm

Muslim Unity Center, Bloomfield Hills

Students will spend the evening learning more about the culture and customs of the Muslim faith from the Imam and volunteers at the Muslim Unity Center.  Dinner will be served.

Please click here to register and click here for an event flyer!

Religious Diversity Journeys Continue…

March 4 and March 11- Sikh Journeys

This year over 275 7th grade students from 30 middle schools in Oakland and Wayne counties, along with their teachers and parents, have embarked upon an immersive religious and cultural experience visiting  churches, synagogues, mosques, Hindu Temples, Sikh Gurdwaras and the DIA.

To get your school involved, please click here for more information!

Interfaith Panel Discussions

Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Baldwin Library,  Birmingham

March 12: Christianity- What does it look like?

April 16: Pain and Healing Across the Faith Traditions.

May 14: WISDOM: 5 Women 5 Journeys.

More information to come!

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