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Interfaith Websites:

South Bay | SF Bay Area | Northern California | National and International | Religious News

South Bay

  • Silicon Valley Interreligious Council
    Santa Clara County
    Building interreligious harmony and understanding so as to promote a just and compassionate society in Silicon Valley.
  • Abrahamic Alliance
    Campbell
    The purpose of the Abrahamic Alliance International is to unite Jews, Christians, and Muslims for active peacebuilding and relief of extreme poverty.
  • Bay Area Satsang
    South Bay
    Local chapter of the International Satsang Association, dedicated to breaking down divisions between people of different races, religions, and cultures.
  • Carry the Vision
    Sponsors multifaith, multicultural, non-violence conferences and celebrations in South Bay.
  • Southbay Interfaith
    Santa Clara County
    Information and pictures from interfaith gatherings in 2005 and 2006, and other interfaith opportunities in the South Bay Area.
  • The Interfaith Council on Economics & Justice
    San Jose
    The Interfaith Council on Economics & Justice is an association of over 400 clergy and laity. We address the crisis of working poverty and provide a moral framework for the public dialogue regarding race, religion, economic and social justice.
  • Islamic Networks Group
    San Jose and National
    ING provides trained and certified Muslim speakers for all types of educational and commercial settings. They also offer an Interfaith Speakers Bureau with representatives of the five major world religions.
  • Pacifica Institute- Silicon Valley Branch
    Pacifica Institute designs and executes projects covering social welfare, education, poverty, and conflict resolution issues in collaboration with scholars, activists, artists, politicians, and religious leaders and communities.
  • Santa Clara University Interfaith Council
    Santa Clara
    Interfaith student group at Santa Clara University sponsors a variety of events.
  • Saratoga Serves
    Saratoga
    Information on service projects in the Saratoga area. Sponsored by the Saratoga Ministerial Association.
  • Silicon Valley FACES
    San Jose
    SV FACES promotes understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution and education.

 

San Francisco Bay Area

  • California Institute for Integral Studies
    San Francisco
    CIIS offers a number of opportunities for interfaith learning and experience through their Public Programs.
  • The Chaplaincy Institute, Interfaith Seminary
    Berkeley, CA

    The Chaplaincy Institute (ChI - pronouced "Chee") is an interfaith seminary specializing in practical and applied theology. It prepares students for skillful and compassionate service in our spiritually and culturally diverse world.

  • Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County
    Walnut Creek
    The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County is an autonomous local organization committed to supporting the religions and communities of our county.
  • Marin Interfaith Council
    Marin County
    A respectful collaborative — celebrating faith traditions, advocating justice, and building community.
  • Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice
    Palo Alto
    People from 36 diverse faith communities and traditions saying NO to war and YES to peace and justice.
  • Peninsula Clergy Network
    San Mateo
    Interactive network of clergy leaders in San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara Counties building knowledge, understanding and working relationships. PCN promotes increased interaction between religious and civic leaders and the communities they jointly serve.
  • Presidio Interfaith Center
    San Francisco
    Providing hospitality at the interfaith Chapel at the Presidio, developing local and global connections, and creating interfaith learning environments and resources.
  • San Francisco Interfaith Council
    San Francisco
    Bringing "people of different faith traditions together, bringing spiritual comfort at times of crisis, building understanding among various religious traditions, celebrating our diversity, and coordinating services to the citizens of San Francisco."
  • United Religions Initiative
    San Francisco
    Promoting enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, ending religiously motivated violence, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings.

Northern California

National and International

  • America's Table:
    An Interfaith Thanksgiving Reader

    Developed by the American Jewish Committee in cooperation with a number of interfaith and diversity organizations.
  • BeliefNet: Interfaith Dialogue Resources
    Resources for creating or joining an interfaith dialogue group, as well as readings to improve your dialogue. See also the BeliefNet Online Interfaith Dialogue Groups.
  • Comparative Religion
    The UK's largest interfaith site presenting the key books and writings of human spiritual and religious thought.
  • CoNexus Multifaith Media
    Resource for interfaith calendars and books
  • Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
    The Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. Every five years, the Parliament sponsors an international gathering of interfaith activists.
  • CrossCurrents
    CrossCurrents is a global network for people of faith and intelligence who are committed to connecting the wisdom of the heart and the life of the mind.
  • Dialogue Institute
    Working globally to educate and train leaders for interreligious dialogue.
  • First Amendment Center
    News and research on First Amendment issues, including religion in the public arena.
  • The Golden Rule
    An interactive introduction to thirteen religious traditions and their formulations of "The Golden Rule." Sponsored by Scarboro Missions, a Canadian Catholic group.
  • The Faith Club
    Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner— Muslim, Christian, and Jewish women— share their experiences in the book The Faith Club. Their website offers resources and suggestions for starting your own dialogue group.
  • Faith Communities Today
    Hartford Seminary's Cooperative Congregational Studies Partnership offers links to congregational studies, a newsletter and other resources
  • Faiths Act
    A program of the Tony Blair Foundation, Faiths Act is the Foundation's multi-faith social action program, which mobilizes people of faith to work together on issues of health and global poverty, in order to help achieve the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
  • The Institute of Interfaith Dialogue
    Helping bring together communities to promote compassion, cooperation, partnership and community service through interfaith dialog and conversation.
  • Interfaith Calendar
    Primary Sacred Times for World Religions
  • Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington
    Brings together eleven historic faith communities to promote dialogue, understanding and a sense of community among persons of diverse faiths and to work cooperatively for social and economic justice in metropolitan Washington.
  • Interfaithing
    Based in Toronto, Canada, Interfaithing is a social network that seeks to unite and grow the global interfaith community while promoting friendship, respect, and kindness among all of humankind.
  • InterfaithNews.net
    Positive spiritual, religious, and interfaith news.
  • International Satsang Association
    An international organization; local chapters in San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento Area and Southern California.
  • Interreligious Dialogue
    The website of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue
  • Interreligious Insight
    A Journal of Dialogue and Engagement
  • NCC Interfaith Relations
    A blog with reflections on current issues by the Associate General Secretary for Interfaith Relations of the National Council of Churches.
  • North American Interfaith Network (NAIN)
    An association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States
  • One Voice
    Uniting the vast majority of Israelis and Palestinians who seek a common ground for peace instead of violence. One Voice creates a meeting space for dialogue and organizing for a shared future.
  • PeaceNext
    PeaceNext is a social networking site sponsored by the Parliament of the World's Religions
  • Presbyterian Church USA: Interfaith Relations
    News and resources on intefaith relations from the Presbyterian (USA) national offices.
  • The Pluralism Project
    Helping Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and the active dissemination of resources.
  • Religions for Peace-USA
    Fostering religious communities working together to build a society of peace and justice.
  • Religious Tolerance.org
    Promoting religious tolerance and freedom, describing religious faiths in all their diversity, and describing controversial topics from all points of view.
  • Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion: Interreligious Dialogue
    E-texts, e-journals, websites, syllabi and bibliographies.
  • World Council of Churches-Interreligious Relations
    Projects, documents, and resources for interreligious dialogue, including the bi-annual journal Current Dialogue with articles on interreligious dialogue, news about interreligious events and related World Council of Churches consultation reports.
  • Worldwide Faith News.

Dialogue & Open Space

  • Conversation Café
    At Conversation Cafés, we will learn together how to create a culture of conversation—which is a culture of intelligence, peace, and political awareness.
  • National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation
    NCDD's mission is to bring together and support people, organizations, and resources in ways that expand the power of conversation to benefit society.
  • Open Space
    Open Space Technology is a simple way to run productive meetings, for five to 2000+ people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization, in everyday practice and ongoing change
  • Public Conversations Project
    Helping people with fundamental disagreements over divisive issues develop the mutual understanding and trust essential for strong communities and positive action.

 

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