Join Us for a Year of Faith and Peace – Upcoming Events

A Year of Faith and Peace – Interfaith Events Schedule

 

January 2016

Troy-area Interfaith Group: Monday, January 4th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Faith, Caring, and Volunteering:  Preparing a Meal for Welcome Inn

Come participate in making a meal that will later be shared with guests at the Welcome Inn Day Center, a warming shelter for homeless individuals. Learn about the integral nature of faith and caring for our neighbors.

Big Beaver United Methodist Church

3753 John R Road, south of Wattles Road, Troy

 

Plymouth Canton Interfaith Community Outreach: January 10th and January 17th, 11:30am

“Lessons on Hinduism” Presented by members of the Hindu community.

The class will last for one hour followed by lunch.

Geneva Presbyterian Church

5835 Sheldon Rd, Canton

 

WISDOM: Tuesday, January 12th

Five Women Five Journeys

Unity of Livonia, 28660 Five Mile Road

For more information contact MaryAnn Schlie at maryann_schlie@hotmail.com

 

DION: Sunday, January 17th, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Interfaith Service and Potluck to Lift Up Detroit In Song and Prayer

Plus an Interfaith Panel on ” Faith Perspectives On Violence and Our Responses”

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4605 Cass Ave, Detroit

Contact: Rabbi Dorit- mutzim@aol.com

 

Troy-area Interfaith Group: Monday, January 18th, 2016, 8:30am

“Celebration of Freedom” Please join us for  an annual community event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- This free, uplifting event incorporates children, young adults and musical/theatrical presentations, and is for all

ages.  A buffet breakfast will be served following the program.

Troy Athens High School, 4333 John R Road

Contact:  Brenda Balas:  pmbalas@sbcglobal.net.

 

Plymouth Canton Interfaith Community Outreach: January 24th and January 31th, 11:30am

“Lessons on Sikhism” Presented by members of the Sikh community.

The class will last for one hour followed by lunch.

Geneva Presbyterian Church

5835 Sheldon Rd, Canton

 

February 2016

 

Troy-area Interfaith Group:  Monday, February 1st, 7:00-8:30 pm

Exploring Islamic Sects: Histories, Faiths, and Traditions

Wayne State University Professor Saeed Khan will provide an overview and lead the discussion.

Central Woodward Christian Church, 3955 West Big Beaver Road, Troy

 

Plymouth Canton Interfaith Community Outreach: February 7thth and February 14th, 11:30am

“Lessons on Islam” Presented by members of the Muslim community.

The class will last for one hour followed by lunch.

Geneva Presbyterian Church

5835 Sheldon Rd, Canton

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Saturday, February 27th, 12:00pm

Lunch and Learn Series: Faith-based Drumming

Join us for lunch, fellowship and interfaith drumming presentations.

Mata Tripta Ji Gurdwara Sahib, 40600 Schoolcraft Road, Plymouth

 

March 2016

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Sunday, March 6th, 4:00pm

The 17th Annual World Sabbath of Religious Reconciliation

A beautiful coming together of Metro Detroit’s diverse community to champion World Peace and the building of respect and understanding through dance, prayer and music.

Fort Street Presbyterian Church, 631 West Fort Street, Detroit

 

Troy-area Interfaith Group: Monday, March 7th, 7:00-8:30 pm

Expressing Faith through Music and Poetry

Representatives of different faiths will share and demonstrate how their faith is expressed and shared through music and poetry.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Road, Troy

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Tuesday, March 22nd, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Exploring our Religious Landscapes- Judaism

Increase your religious literacy this spring by joining the InterFaith Leadership Council as we immerse ourselves in the religions and cultures that surround us in our local community.   This four-part series focuses on the practices and beliefs related to prayer and worship. It includes dinner at each location, textbooks and the opportunity to get to know faith traditions you may not have experienced yet.

Temple Israel, 5725 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield

 

April 2016

Troy- area Interfaith Group: Monday, April 11th, 7:00-8:30 pm

Exploring Jewish Movements: Histories, Faiths, and Traditions

Rabbi Arnie Sleutelberg will provide an overview and lead the discussion.

Congregation Shir Tikvah, 3900 Northfield Parkway, Troy.

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Wednesday, April 27th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Exploring our Religious Landscapes- Sikhism

Increase your religious literacy this spring by joining the InterFaith Leadership Council as we immerse ourselves in the religions and cultures that surround us in our local community.   This four-part series focuses on the practices and beliefs related to prayer and worship. It includes dinner at each location, textbooks and the opportunity to get to know faith traditions you may not have experienced yet.

Mata Tripta Ji Gurdwara Sahib, 40600 Schoolcraft Road, Plymouth

 

May 2016

Troy-area Interfaith Group: Thursday, May 5th, 7:00-8:30 pm

National Day of Prayer

A special community evening of interfaith prayer, music, reflection, and fellowship. All are welcome.

Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 4230 Livernois Road, Troy.

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Wednesday, May 18th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Exploring our Religious Landscapes- Islam

Increase your religious literacy this spring by joining the InterFaith Leadership Council as we immerse ourselves in the religions and cultures that surround us in our local community.   This four-part series focuses on the practices and beliefs related to prayer and worship. It includes dinner at each location, textbooks and the opportunity to get to know faith traditions you may not have experienced yet.

The Muslim Unity Center, 1830 W. Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills

 

June 2016

InterFaith Leadership Council: Wednesday, June 8th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Exploring our Religious Landscapes- Christianity

Increase your religious literacy this spring by joining the InterFaith Leadership Council as we immerse ourselves in the religions and cultures that surround us in our local community.   This four-part series focuses on the practices and beliefs related to prayer and worship. It includes dinner at each location, textbooks and the opportunity to get to know faith traditions you may not have experienced yet.

Christ Church Cranbrook, 470 Church Road, Bloomfield Hills

 

Summer 2015

DION: Ongoing Literacy Tutoring and Life Journeys(Career Exploration) Programs – with Detroit Public Schools – contactmutzim@aol.com or jsmeir@gmail.com

DION: Plans for Interfaith Challenge Day this summer – together with the Interfaith Leadership Council and Bridging 8 Mile Rd. Program to break down stereotypes and find our common values, motivate and find new ways of working together.

Fall 2015

Troy-area Interfaith Group: Monday, September 12th, 7:00-8:30 pm

“Belief”, a screening of Oprah Winfrey’s television series

Exploring humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves. Journeying to the far reaches of the world, and to places cameras have rarely been, “Belief” searches the origins of diverse faiths and the heart of what really matters.

Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3633 West Big Beaver Road, Troy.

 

InterFaith Leadership Council: Wednesday, October 5th, 5:30pm

4th Annual Awards Dinner

Join us in celebrating our rich diversity and friendship as we honor Civic, Community and Interfaith leaders from across metro Detroit.

Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia

 

To remain up-to-date on these and other interfaith events, please visit our online events calendar at: https://detroitinterfaithcouncil.com/calendar-of-events/ or email Meredith Skowronski at: Meredith.skowronski@gmail.com.