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Recent activities and educational events planned by the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio.

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  1. 1. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio (IACO) The mission of IACO is to build a multi-faith community which fosters harmony, appreciation, and respect among different faiths.
  2. 2. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio (IACO) <ul><li>Purposes </li></ul><ul><li>To create an inter-religious community based on understanding, friendship, and trust. </li></ul><ul><li>To educate adherents and the public about customs and practices of faith traditions. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide interfaith public worship and ceremonies expressing local and global concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote social justice, peace, and human dignity. </li></ul>
  3. 3. IACO Membership Meeting - April 2008
  4. 4. Educational Forum: Practicing Religion in America - May 2008
  5. 5. Interfaith Open House: Race Unity Day at Baha’i Center - June 2008
  6. 6. IACO Sends Two Central Ohio Youth to Faith to Faith: Face to Face International Peacemaking Training Summer Camp at Auburn Seminary - July 2008 Top L to R: Claudia Finnegan (Northern Ireland), Naomi McNally (Northern Ireland), Shandre Swarts (South Africa), Farah Jawitz (South Africa), Dania Ahmed (USA), Ananas Khogali-Mustafa (USA), Sonya Cotton (South Africa), Rachel Winsberg (USA) Bottom L to R: Martina Redpath (Northern Ireland), Orli Setton (South Africa)
  7. 7. Interfaith Open House: Hindu Temple - July 2008
  8. 8. Interfaith Open House: Butalia Home - August 2008
  9. 9. Interfaith Open House: Butalia Home - August 2008
  10. 10. Children of Abraham Exhibit at ISNA conference - September 2008 Islamic Society of North America conference in Columbus - Over 20,000 Muslims attended
  11. 11. Children of Abraham Exhibit at Capital University - September 2008
  12. 12. Children of Abraham Exhibit at Catholic Newman Center - September 2008
  13. 13. Children of Abraham Exhibit at Catholic Newman Center - September 2008
  14. 14. Children of Abraham Exhibit at Congregation Tifereth Israel - September 2008
  15. 15. <ul><li>Children of Abraham Exhibit at Noor Islamic Cultural Center </li></ul><ul><li>September 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture on Struggles and Challenges of Abraham </li></ul>
  16. 16. Children of Abraham Exhibit at Noor Islamic Cultural Center - September 2008
  17. 17. Children of Abraham Exhibit at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church - September 2008
  18. 18. Children of Abraham Exhibit at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church - September 2008
  19. 19. Main Event: Understanding Religion through Art by Dr. Susan Huntington, OSU – October 2008 Art exhibits by 8 faiths!
  20. 20. Educational Forum: Negotiating Conflict in a Global Community - December 2008
  21. 21. Interfaith Memorial Service for the Homeless - December 2008
  22. 22. Interfaith Open House: IACO Office - May 2009
  23. 23. Multifaith Dinner for Sikh-Catholic Bilateral Interreligious Dialogue Retreat - May 2009
  24. 24. IACO Membership Meeting - June 2009
  25. 25. Faith to Faith: Face to Face (F2F2) International Peacemaking Training Summer Camp for 2009
  26. 26. Vigil for Justice at Mt. Vernon Public Square to focus attention on hate crime committed against local Latino youth – July 2009
  27. 27. Main Event: The Sounds of Praise & Prayer – August 2009 Music and prayers by 8 faiths!
  28. 28. Social Entrepreneurship in an Interfaith Context : Joshua Stanton (Founding Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue) – November, 2009
  29. 29. You're Gonna Marry Who?: Interfaith Marriage in the New Millennium - May 2010
  30. 30. Main Event: Faith in Motion - Sacred Dances, Spiritual Expressions from East and West – August 2010
  31. 31. Interfaith Panel on Spiritual Literature for Children Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade - October 2010
  32. 32. 25th Anniversary Prayer Service: Calling for the Spirit of Peace – November 19, 2010
  33. 33. Monthly Spiritual Sharing Dialogue at Columbus Public Library & Jung Haus Sale of interfaith calendars Sale of Religion in Ohio book Display booth at International Festival Speakers Bureau IACO website and e-newsletter Member of North America Interfaith Network (NAIN) Ongoing Strategic Planning Other Accomplishments
  34. 34. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio (IACO) The mission of IACO is to build a multi-faith community which fosters harmony, appreciation, and respect among different faiths. <ul><li>Purposes </li></ul><ul><li>To create an inter-religious community based on understanding, friendship, and trust. </li></ul><ul><li>To educate adherents and the public about customs and practices of faith traditions. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide interfaith public worship and ceremonies expressing local and global concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote social justice, peace, and human dignity. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio 57 Jefferson Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215 Phone: 614-849-0290 Email: [email_address] Website: www.iaco.org Interfaith Association of Central Ohio (IACO)

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