The Interfaith Council of Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap invites you to The 10th Annual Community Read-In of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Sunday, Dec. 10, 2016 at 12:00 noon WHERE: City Hall Council Chambers Cohosted by City of Bainbridge Island Continue reading Dec. 10 – Reading the Declaration of Human Rights
As the world evolves into a more global society, the need to recognize that “humanity is one” becomes more and more obvious, to me, every day. By accepting this view of humankind, the global community would make the world more Continue reading This gives me hope
What happens in a circle of people attuned to the same melody, focused on the same simple phrase, creating an unbroken chain of intention? Some call it prayer. These are the starting ingredients for the Dances of Universal Peace. Add Continue reading Recipe for Peace
I was talking with a friend and fellow Baha’i about how to frame my comments for this interfaith column. I had chosen climate change as the topic. I think about it a lot. I’ve been on the Island about a Continue reading Changing the climate requires an immediate change in our human hearts
A statement by the AGATE PASSAGE FRIENDS MEETING, RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS Kitsap County, WA Increasing violence throughout the world fills our hearts with deep sadness. As Agate Passage Friends (Quakers) we are appalled when world events are infused with Continue reading A Minute on Welcoming Immigrants
The Interfaith Council is grappling with the best way to support efforts aimed at improving the lives of refugees coming to the US after hearing from Andrew Hays of World Relief in Seattle. Andrew explained that for most refugees arriving Continue reading Responding to refugees
By Reed Price In the song “Boy in the Bubble,” Paul Simon sings “these are the days of miracle and wonder” – and indeed they are, replete with powerful technology that effectively shrinks time and space, medical prowess that extends Continue reading Do desperate times call for desperate measures?
The Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith Council co-sponsored a panel discussion on October 27th featuring five local clergy — prompted by to the pope’s recent encyclical on climate change. The podcast below is a recording of “Faith and Climate Change — Continue reading Faith leaders speak up for action on climate