Make a Joyful Noise

On a Sunday in April, the community is invited to the first of a two-part series exploring the place of music in worship across faith traditions. Rev. Dr. William Danaher, Rector of Christ Church Cranbrook will moderate a panel discussion and introduce musical presentations on music in the Abrahamic faiths. Presentations will begin with a… Read More

Question of the week: A government advisor plots to destroy a religious group in which newspaper, oops, bible story?

Q: A government advisor plots to destroy a religious group in which newspaper, oops, bible story? A: Click here to find out. By Yosarian – Own work_ GFDL The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter as a forum for you to ask these questions. We want to share… Read More

Question of the week: Why is the sound of the conch shell significant in Hinduism?

Q: Why is the sound of the conch shell significant in Hinduism? A: Click here to find out. The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter as a forum for you to ask these questions. We want to share your questions anonymously within the framework of our newsletter where… Read More

Shalom, Salaam, Shanti, Peace – Our Community Gathers for World Sabbath

Although Beverly Brun was not with us at World Sabbath this year, her spirit was felt throughout the event. Her husband, Rev. Dr. Wesley Brun tearfully accepted the World Sabbath Peace Award in her memory, followed by an angelic tribute by the liturgical dancers from her congregation, the Nardin Park United Methodist Church in Farmington… Read More

When “I” is replaced with “We,” illness becomes wellness

According to Macomb County Community Mental Health (MCCMH), “A healthy community is one in which all members are encouraged in the pursuit of meaningful relationships, activities and goals.” And a healthy community encompasses many dimensions of health and well-being. SAMHSA, the US government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has identified eight areas that… Read More

Question of the week: Zakat is one o the pillars of Islam. What does it mean?

Q: Zakat is one of the pillars of Islam. What does it mean? A: Click here to find out. The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter as a forum for you to ask these questions. We want to share your questions anonymously within the framework of our newsletter where… Read More