The InterFaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit

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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Exploring our Religious Landscapes: Comparative Christianity – Continues September 26.

Spaces are still available! Please join us for our September, October, or November classes.

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Exploring our Religious Landscapes: Comparative Christianity- Fall Evening Program begins in August!

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5th Annual Awards Dinner

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017: Burton Manor, Livonia

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On Sundown Wednesday, Jews in Detroit and around the world will usher in the Jewish New Year of 5778, the years the Hebrew calendar has been counting since Hayom Harat Olam – the day the World was born. But on Rosh Hashanah, literally meaning “the head of the year”  they’ll skip the noisemakers and funny… Read More

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Eide Alawan was born and raised in Detroit. His father, Ibrahim, who came here to escape Ottoman persecution, did not move the family to Dearborn until the ‘60s. When asked why they weren’t living with their own people, he said “because you have nothing to learn when you’re living with your own people.” He came… Read More

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Q:What does the word Hindu mean? A: Click  here to find out. The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter and website as forums for you to ask these questions. We will share your questions anonymously. We welcome the opportunity to learn together! You can ask your questions by clicking here to email us!

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We are pleased to welcome Wendy Miller Gamer to the IFLC team as Program Director. As a long-time professional in Jewish communities in Boston, New York City and Chicago, Wendy has done outreach, development, programming & community organizing with students and seniors. Although relatively new to interfaith work, she says “I have worked with individuals… Read More

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Q: What is the difference between Universalism and Unitarianism? A: Click  here to find out. Unitarian king John Sigismund The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter and website as forums for you to ask these questions. We will share your questions anonymously. We welcome the opportunity to learn together! You can ask… Read More

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Seva4Everybody is excited to announce the “Detroit Day of Seva” in partnership with the Sikh Coalition. Founded in March of 2016, Seva4Everybody (S4E), is the passion project of five young Sikhs who realized that they would have a greater impact on their community by creating an organization to draw volunteers to the efforts into which they were… Read More

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