Four years ago, RefugeeConnect began an invitational soccer tournament as an opportunity to welcome refugees in a manner that is familiar to families across the world, with over 200 athletes (both men and women) from 15 teams from ten countries of origin competing. Read more
During the Crusades, Saint Francis of Assisi risked his life by walking across enemy lines to meet the Sultan of Egypt, the Muslim ruler Al-Malik al-Kamil. This remarkable encounter, and the commitment to peace of the two men behind it. Read more..
Do you happen to know of any congregations who might be interested in an Energy Audit? It is a good thing to help congregations leverage rebates for new lights, HVAC, or other energy efficiency efforts. Ohio Interfaith Power and Light wants to help make our congregations lead the way in setting the example to others in protecting this good earth. For more details click on their brochure here or contact Deb Steele at Steele.email@example.com.
Kids4Peace Summer Camp -Kids4Peace Interfaith Day Camp from July 31, 2017 until August 3, 2017. The camp is open to kids from the 6,7,and 8th grades, and provides a unique environment for the kids from, varied backgrounds, to have fun and make new friends while, exploring and learning about each other's religion and culture.
Ulster Project - “Ulster” is synonymous with Northern Ireland. The Ulster Project works for peace between Catholics and Protestants in a country that has had centuries of tension and violence between the two groups. (See below.) Each July, teens from Enniskillen (County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland) come to Cincinnati and stay with host teens and their families.
The Brueggeman Center at Xavier University is offering grants up to $500 for any interfaith group of young people, from middle school through young professionals, who join together to collaborate on community service projects.
The Brueggeman Center at Xavier University will provide programmatic resources and financial support up to $1000 to faith communities who join together to collaborate on community service projects.
For information contact Dr. James Buchanan at the Brueggeman Center at Xavier: 513 745-3922