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2014 Annual Awards Dinner and Celebration – Register Today!

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2014 Annual Awards Dinner and Celebration – Register Today!

2014 is Interfaith Mission Service’s 45th Anniversary!

Come celebrate with us as we honor our founding congregations and award the service of deserving members of our community.

This is also our annual fundraiser that allow IMS to continue community projects in the areas of Direct Service, Social Justice, Race and Culture, and Faith and Spirituality

Join us in celebration and support!!

Click below for more details!

Click here to register!

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One City – One Vision: March One Huntsville

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Huntsville’s Mayor Presents:

“ONE CITY – ONE VISION:  THEN, NOW, TOMORROW”

Click here to read al.com article

Mayor Tommy Battle launched his “One City – One Vision” Campaign upon his election on 2008.  When he was overwhelming re-elected in 2012 the voters affirmed him and his ability to “walk the talk” on this and his many other unity-building initiatives,  Come to listen to our Mayor speak to this Campaign, including future plans – and to express his  gratitude  for the efforts of One Huntsville, the Inclusiveness Community initiative, and many others who are making the Campaign work!  

The objective of One Huntsville is to provide an opportunity to meet across religious, racial and cultural segments, exchange information and become informed via a good program.

Tuesday, March 18 from 5:00 to 7:00

CONTINUING IN THE NEW LOCATION: UAH University Center Exhibit Hall (http://www.uah.edu/map/)

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Dinner and informal table discussion

Under $10 for cafeteria buffet – Less expensive Flatbread Café available – No RSVP needed.  (Feel free to bring your own meal)

5:45 p.m. Sharing community news

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Program with dialogue

Can’t come for the full time? Come anytime between 5:00-7:00

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Tomorrow! – Huntsville Evolving – February 2014 One Huntsville

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The objective of One Huntsville is to provide an opportunity to meet across religious, racial and cultural segments, exchange information and become informed via a good program.

Presenters:

The IGH Director, Dr. Laj Utreja

Program:

“Huntsville Evolving:  Creating Conditions Conducive for Harmony”

Learn of the model Institute of Global Harmony (IGH) in Western India that will be coming to our nation, starting in Huntsville!  This collective teaching and learning center engages in state-of-the-art knowledge in the prevailing practices and consequences of agriculture, business, education, medicine, media, and technology.  The goal is to devise and develop local conducive conditions for good conduct,sustainable development and fair governance that by design promote peace and harmony.

The IGH Director, Dr. Laj Utreja, will share the model and its potential for Huntsville in its continued move forward as city of excellence.   Dr. Utreja, having contributed to a wide range of disciplines related to the U.S. space and defense programs, recently contributed to Oxford Round Table where he presented “Creating Harmonious Civilization – A New Paradigm in Education.”   He has for years been active with Interfaith Mission Service, serving as a leader with 2009 Interfaith Summit and in continuing Interfaith Dialogue programs and Global Education panels.

Where:

UAH University Center

100 N Loop Rd, Huntsville, AL (www.uah.edu/map)

 

When:

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Dinner

(Under $10 for full buffet at the cafeteria; Less expensive Flatbread Café also available) and informal table discussion

5:45 p.m. Sharing community news

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Program with dialogue

Can’t come for the full time? Come anytime between 5:00-7:00

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Have You Registered?? – This Saturday Day of Harmony Event

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Have You Registered?? – This Saturday Day of Harmony Event

Have you made plans to attend this interesting dialogue event?

 

Click here to register

 

Day of Religious Diversity

 

Unearth the Commonalties and Differences

Christianity, Islam and Hinduism Mine their Beliefs and Practices

 Saturday, February 1st 2014

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

UAH Shelby Center, Room 107

Using a Triad Approach to Interfaith Dialogue, representatives from

Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism will:

  • Clarify their deepest treasures at the heart of paths they follow
  • Identify the principles and practices that can be used to
  • promote harmonious community
  • Conclude with a uniting declaration and a strategy for joint action

In one fascinating and rich afternoon participants will:

  • Hear leaders that “walk the talk” speak of the spiritual essence of their traditions
  • Identify the jewels and gems at the heart of various spiritual paths
  • Promote diversity by shining a bright light on distinctive threads of  major world faiths
  • Identify the necessity and value of  practices for achieving a “Beloved Community

No charge for event. Donations accepted to offset expenses.

For more information or to register:  

Onlinewww.interfaithmissionservice.org

Phone - 256.536.2401 or Email- ims@knology.net

Dialogue Leaders:

 Christian Path: Kathleen Lyons, Ph.D, Executive Director, Festival of Faiths of the Center for Interfaith Relations in Louisville, KY.

Islamic Path, Salma Abugideiri,  Licensed Professional Counselor; Founding Board Member and Trainer for Peaceful Families Project.

Hindu Path, G.V. Raghu, M.D., Chinmaya Mission, Atlanta; Regional Humanitarian and Interfaith Leader

 

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Tonight! Faces Before Stereotypes – One Huntsville at UAH

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The objective of One Huntsville is to provide an opportunity to meet across religious, racial and cultural segments, exchange information and become informed via a good program.

This month’s program will be held at UAH University Center Exhibit Center

301 Sparkman Drive, 35899
(www.uah.edu/map)

January Program
“Faces Before Stereotypes: A Community Panel”
Witness the Building of Relationships that Reach Far Beyond the Recurring and Damaging Societal Stereotypes

The community initiative “Faces Before Stereotypes” began in 2012 as a collaborative effort between agencies and individuals to encourage and provide opportunities for open discussion and dialogue. In 2013 it became a part of the Huntsville Area Inclusive Communities Initiative. Previous sponsors included the City of Huntsville Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services, Inc.

The purpose of this group and associated events is to build relationships between individuals and communities by exposing the damage caused in our society by the perpetuation and use of stereotypes. One Huntsville and GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services are pleased to work together to bring the third community panel to further open and constructive dialogue to our community.

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Dinner

(Under $10 for full buffet at the cafeteria; Less expensive Flatbread Café also available)
and informal table discussion

5:45 p.m. Sharing community news

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Program with dialogue

Can’t come for the full time? Come anytime between 5:00-7:00

Hope to see you there,

Frank Broyles
Interfaith Mission Service
fbroyles@presby.org

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Must See TV!!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Huntsville’s “Interfaith Mission Service” has been working to bring people of different faiths together for years.  Frank Broyles, who has been with the organization for decades, says it’s important work.

Click here to watch this fantastic interview!!

Great job Frank!

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