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

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  • 1. Interfaith Associationof Central Ohio (IACO) Themissionof IACO is to build a multi-faith community which fostersharmony, appreciation, and respectamong different faiths.

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  • Purposes
  • Tocreatean inter-religious community based on understanding, friendship, and trust.
  • Toeducateadherents and the public about customs and practices of faith traditions.
  • Toprovideinterfaith public worship and ceremonies expressing local and global concerns.
  • Topromotesocial justice, peace, and human dignity.

3. IACO Membership Meeting - April 2008 4. Educational Forum: Practicing Religion in America - May 2008 5. Interfaith Open House:Race Unity Day at Bahai Center - June 2008 6. IACO Sends Two Central Ohio Youth toFaith to Faith: Face to FaceInternational 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. Interfaith Open House:Hindu Temple - July 2008 8. Interfaith Open House:Butalia Home - August 2008 9. Interfaith Open House:Butalia Home - August 2008 10. Children of AbrahamExhibit atISNA conference - September 2008 Islamic Society of North America conference in Columbus - Over 20,000 Muslims attended 11. Children of AbrahamExhibit atCapital University - September 2008 12. Children of AbrahamExhibit atCatholic Newman Center - September 2008 13. Children of AbrahamExhibit atCatholic Newman Center - September 2008 14. Children of AbrahamExhibit atCongregation Tifereth Israel - September 2008 15.

  • Children of AbrahamExhibit atNoor Islamic Cultural Center
  • September 2008
  • Lecture onStruggles and Challenges of Abraham

16. Children of AbrahamExhibit atNoor Islamic Cultural Center - September 2008 17. Children of AbrahamExhibit atSt. Marks Episcopal Church - September 2008 18. Children of AbrahamExhibit atSt. Marks Episcopal Church - September 2008 19. Main Event:Understanding Religion through Art by Dr. Susan Huntington, OSU October 2008 Art exhibits by 8 faiths! 20. Educational Forum: Negotiating Conflict in a Global Community - December 2008 21. Interfaith Memorial Service for the Homeless - December 2008 22. Interfaith Open House:IACO Office - May 2009 23. Multifaith Dinner forSikh-Catholic Bilateral Interreligious Dialogue Retreat - May 2009 24. IACO Membership Meeting - June 2009 25. Faith to Faith: Face to Face (F2F2)International Peacemaking TrainingSummer Camp for 2009 26. Vigil for Justice at Mt. Vernon Public Square to focus attention on hate crime committed against local Latino youth July 2009 27. Main Event:The Sounds of Praise & Prayer August 2009 Music and prayers by 8 faiths! 28. Social Entrepreneurship in an Interfaith Context : Joshua Stanton (Founding Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue) November, 2009 29. You're Gonna Marry Who?:Interfaith Marriage in the New Millennium - May 2010 30. Main Event:Faith in Motion - Sacred Dances, Spiritual Expressions from East and West August 2010 31. Interfaith Panel onSpiritual Literature for Children Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade - October 2010 32. 25th Anniversary Prayer Service:Calling for the Spirit of Peace November 19, 2010 33. Monthly Spiritual Sharing Dialogueat Columbus Public Library & Jung Haus Sale ofinterfaith calendars Sale ofReligion in Ohiobook Display booth atInternational Festival Speakers Bureau IACOwebsiteande-newsletter Member ofNorth America Interfaith Network (NAIN) Ongoing Strategic Planning Other Accomplishments 34. Interfaith Associationof Central Ohio (IACO) Themissionof IACO is to build a multi-faith community which fostersharmony, appreciation, and respectamong different faiths.

  • Purposes
  • To create an inter-religious community based on understanding, friendship, and trust.
  • To educate adherents and the public about customs and practices of faith traditions.
  • To provide interfaith public worship and ceremonies expressing local and global concerns.
  • To promote social justice, peace, and human dignity.

35. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio 57 Jefferson Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215 Phone:614-849-0290 Email:[email_address] Website: www.iaco.org Interfaith Associationof Central Ohio (IACO)