We had an online gathering of 85 for our celebration, and honored the work of Karen Vargas and Living Life Leadership, a nonprofit Karen founded in 2003 to help youth acquire cultural understanding and life skills.
A sunrise service at Fay Bainbridge Park brought together representatives from several faith groups to pray for peace.
Members of the Bainbridge Island-North Kitsap Interfaith Council and others — about 20 people in all — gathered in the cool sunshine outside Waterfront Park Community Center on Monday, Dec. 10, at noon for to take turns reading sections of Continue reading Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ 70th anniversary reading
The Bainbridge Island-North Kitsap Interfaith Council raised $1,536 for immigration assistance in its 14th annual Thanksgiving service. The donations will go to Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center (kitsapiac.org). The Nov. 20 event, themed “Welcoming the Stranger Among Us,” was hosted by Continue reading Interfaith service exalts immigrants, raises funds for Kitsap Immigration Assistance Center
by Susan Anderson Last month at the regular first Thursday Interfaith Council meeting, a guest commented that he had never been to such a gathering before. He didn’t know that folks from different religions could get along. The qualities of Continue reading Unity in Diversity
The Bainbridge Island North Kitsap Interfaith Council announced its Satterwhite Scholarship Awards, naming graduating Bainbridge High School seniors Adda Amelang and Bella Fenner as recipients. Both students were honored for their actions on behalf of others and their active engagement Continue reading Interfaith Group honors HS seniors, local architect
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