GWINNETT INTERFAITH ALLIANCE
Our mission is to promote
understanding and respect among the different faiths of Gwinnett County by
interaction, communication and education. We will strive to create and enrich
the community by working together to promote inclusion and acceptance.
We will focus on our commonalities while embracing our differences.
You are welcome to join us and help keep our community one that celebrates and gains strength from its diversity."
The most reliable site for information about the Coronavirus can be found at the CDC website. Follow the below links to be informed and prepared.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Georgia Department of Public Health
***Following the directives of the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the CDC, all meetings on the St. John Neumann campus are to be cancelled. We can reschedule at a future date once we get the green light from the Archdiocese to resume normal activities. With that in mind the Interfaith Alliance Meeting has been cancelled.***
Virtual Model Seder
Everyone is cordially
invited to attend our virtual Model Seder this Sunday, 3/22, from 9:30 to
Model Seder Registration and Haggadah:
You will need to register for the Model Seder in advance: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vp0pcuygrjMqYM_qSRbp8GlGk5Dhs5TVng
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Before the Model Seder, download and print a copy of the 30-Minute Seder Haggadah. There are two options, a side-by-side version and a larger type version. Both haggadah files require a password.
To access the files, use
Side by Side (17 pages): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uEukyra4yquWWJSEHhOW-zCCkzKVHjty
Larger-type (33 pages): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1H8vV6Rz0ap1FhiAxWDavLxCZVa2OTh4m
Cover for Larger-type Haggadah (1 page): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SLFf9drDTTzTe_mRARf7waqZPMAWc-5O
If you have any questions, please contact Joanne Stein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-770-4400. We hope that you will be able to join us!
Next Meeting - To be determined
For more information email Steve Darnowsky at email@example.com.
Temple Beth David 1885 McGee Road Snellville.
We will be guided by Rabbi Charyn as we learn about and taste the items on a Passover Seder Plate. As a special treat you will be able to experience the restorative magic of matzo ball soup.
All items will be vegan to accommodate the widest range of diets.
There is no charge; donations are welcome.
You can learn more and reserve your seat at Interfaith Passover Tasting Seder .
Due to space limitations seating is limited to 30. Registration is required to attend.
LETTER TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ABOUT ADOPTING INCLUSIVE PUBLIC PRAYER FOR MEETING INVOCATIONS
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An event to unite women of diverse faiths and backgrounds on the theme of "Women as Advocates of Peace"
About this Event:
This is the first Interfaith Peace Symposium hosted by the women of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) (GA Chapter) organized under the banner of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women's Auxiliary (AMWA) (GA Chapter).
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Emory
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Center in
Savitt is a human rights advocate with special expertise in genocide prevention. Currently, Savitt is the President and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. The Center’s exhibitions tell the story of the U.S. civil rights history and the global human rights movement, and is the only place in the world where visitors can see the papers and artifacts of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From 2010 to 2014, Savitt curated the exhibit on global human rights at the Center. Previously, Savitt was the Acting Director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
This is a great opportunity for everyone. We need at least 30 OLLI students committed to going for this to be possible and to cover the cost of the bus. We currently have 11 signed up to go. Please help OLLI and help support the National Center for Civil and Human Rights Center by joining in with your OLLI students for an outing and learning experience outside of the classroom.
For more details and to sign-up click the link below.
Join us for this highly-anticipated event to explore a range of topics, while creating a culture of inclusion and belonging. The content will provide everyone from millenials to seasoned professionals with the necessary tools to create, manage and thrive in an inclusive professional environment. Seats are expected to sell out quickly for this event. As ticket purchases are not available at the door on the event date, advanced registration is required.
Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)
The Good News Club: Endangering Children
The Anti Defamation League Program "No Place for Hate" school program.
It contains a list of all schools that qualified for the 2018/2019 school year in the southeast including those in Gwinnett.
Gwinnett Board of Commissioners Invocation Letter
Gwinnett Interfaith Alliance Flyer
Recommendations & Guidelines for Inclusive Public Prayers
The Good News Club: Endangering Children
Do you think children should be told they are evil and deserve to die? This is what the Good News Club teaches -- in Public Elementary Schools, no less.
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