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Spokane Interfaith Council launches GoFundMe Campaign to help Knox Presbyterian after robbery

After hearing about the tragedy at the Knox Presbyterian church, the Spokane Interfaith Council has started a GoFundMe to help their congregation get back on its feet. We believe that all houses of worship are sacred, and that the congregation of Knox Presbyterian should continue its work in revitalizing its neighborhood. If one member of our community is attacked, we all are attacked.

Graffiti unacceptable, let’s stand with Spokane’s Muslim community

While many of us were celebrating our freedoms on the Fourth of July, someone wrote this on the outer of a prayer space in Spokane as many Muslims were praying during Ramadan

Spokane Interfaith Council looking to become more active in community

Traditionally the Council has held panel discussions, but acting president Skyler Oberst wants the group to become more action oriented.

Why interfaith?

When I traveled Southeast Asia in the early 70’s onboard a helicopter carrier I started out believing, in part, the propaganda about “them.” While there I found that the people I met had the same life desires as I had. We all wanted to raise our children and grandchildren in relative peace and with whatever comfort we may be able to earn.

Interfaith Thanksgiving service to focus on being grateful for our differences

This year's interfaith Thanksgiving service, organized by the Spokane Interfaith Council, will focus on "Giving Thanks for our Differences."

The program will be at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving day (Nov. 22) at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane.

Finding pathways to peace

Peace is a short word with a complex meaning. It’s a word that a group of about 30 people spent discussing Wednesday evening at Chairs Coffee for Peace Conversations Cafe, the kick-off event for the Pathways to Peace project.

Pathways to Peace series begins Wednesday at Chairs Coffee

Joan Broeckling, of One Peace, Many Paths and the Spokane Interfaith Council said people can use those memories to advocate for peace by joining in the Pathways to Peace project, which kicks off Wednesday at Chairs Coffee.

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