Events

Events.

All programs are open to all leaders of faith communities.

 

Apr
24
Tue
2018
Securing Places of Worship Spring Informational
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Faith Community Working Group Presents:

Securing Places of Worship, Spring Informational

The Faith Community Working Group with its partners is hosting a timely workshop for faith leaders, office staff. greeters, ushers and building and grounds and worship committees. Click Security Workshop for the flyer.

 

Oct
1
Mon
2018
Security at Our Worship Centers
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Faith Community Working Group Presents:

Security at Our Worship Centers, Fall 2018 Informational

The Faith Community Working Group with its partners is hosting a timely workshop for faith leaders, office staff. greeters, ushers and building and grounds and worship committees.

All attendees MUST REGISTER

Oct
7
Sun
2018
3rd Annual Multicultural Dialogues: 3 Part Series
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Faith Community Working Group invites you to join our third annual Multicultural Dialogue Series. Participants will engage in anti-bias exercises with a trained facilitator. Potluck begins at 6:30 PM. $5 donation for materials & use of the space would be appreciated at the door.

The exercises in this series of dialogues develop from first to third. We encourage you to attend this dialogue and consider attending the second and third dialogue.

All attendees MUST REGISTER

FREE PARKING

NO CHILD CARE PROVIDED

Oct
16
Tue
2018
Empowering Houses of Worship Fall Informational
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Faith Community Advisory Council Presents:

Religious Land Use: Empowering Houses of Worship

A community based information sharing and discussion forum. Come to learn about the process and flow for applying for a building permit in Montgomery County, Maryland, and your rights under the law. Come at 6:30 PM for a tour of the center and to learn about Zoroastrianism!

TOPICS

County Rules & Regulations
Religious Land Use Rights under Federal Law
Consideration Buying Land & New Construction/Renovation

IN COOPERATION WITH 

Department of Permitting Services

Department of Environmental Protection

Montgomery County Community Use of Public Facilities

Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission

More to be announced!

All attendees MUST REGISTER for a FREE TICKET

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Multicultural Dialogue
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE FAITH COMMUNITY WORKING GROUP
INVITES MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENTS OF ALL FAITH TRADITIONS AND ETHNIC
BACKGROUNDS TO THE THIRD ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL DIALOGUE: “EXPLORING RACISM & BIAS, MEETING THE DIVINE IN THE OTHER”

Each dialogue will begin with reflections on our sacred texts, our common humanity, and through
small group exercises, learn to see the divine in each other.
Attend one or all three. Register for EACH dialogue at least a week prior to the date of the
dialogue

Nov
13
Tue
2018
Hunger Forum
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Neighbors in Need Working Group in collaboration with the Montgomery County Food Council presents a Hunger Forum to inform and engage faith communities in effectively caring for the hungry.Special presentations by County Executive Ike Leggett and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will premiere the Mapping of Faith Communities in Montgomery County.

Oct
13
Sun
2019
2019 Montgomery County Unity Walk
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2019 Montgomery County Unity Walk @ James Hubert Blake High School

Come celebrate our unity with art and music, enjoy a resource fair and tour houses of worship along the “Highway to Heaven” known as New Hampshire Avenue. Learn more here!

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Security at our Worship Centers
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Faith Community Working Group with its partners is hosting a timely workshop for faith leaders, office staff, greeters, ushers and building and grounds and worship committees.

Oct
28
Mon
2019
Candid Conversations on Race
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Candid Conversations on Race @ Silver Spring Civic Building

Learn how our racialized society affects all people. Multiple book groups and a film discussion group, located throughout the county, based on books chosen to raise awareness of racism and white privilege meeting 4-5 times in the Fall & Winter. Participants MUST purchase their own copy of the book they select.

Nov
7
Thu
2019
Interfaith Works Annual Congregation Meeting
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
14
Thu
2019
IFC 40th Annual Interfaith Concert
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nov
20
Wed
2019
Parent Academy
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
3
Tue
2020
Empowering Houses of Worship 2020
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Empowering Houses of Worship 2020 @ Rockville Presbyterian Church

TOPICS:

Montgomery County Rules & Regulations,

Religious Land Use Rights Under Federal Law,

Consideration Buying Land & New

Construction/Renovation

Registration here!

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Holy Envy: An Interfaith Exploration
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Barbara Brown Taylor, best-selling author, preacher, teacher and Episcopal priest, will speak with us about teaching and learning about world religions at a rural Southern college and how it has deepened her faith, the focus of her fourteenth and latest book, Holy Envy (2019). Time magazine included Barbara on their 2014 list of the most influential people the year. Named Georgia’s Woman of the Year in 2015, she has served on the facul-ties of Columbia Theological Seminary, the Candler School of Re-ligion at Emory University, and Piedmont College, among others. She is a frequent preacher and lecturer at the Chautauqua Institu-tion.

The afternoon panel will be facilitated by the Rev. Dr. Carol Flett, co-chair of the Montgomery County’s Faith Community Working Group.

Mar
8
Sun
2020
Journey Into America: Documentary Film Screening
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Journey Into America: Documentary Film Screening @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

What is American identity? What is the place of Muslims and immigrants in the US? How can different races, religions, and cultures live together in America? How we can understand the vision of the Founding Fathers of the country? To seek the answers, professor and Islamic scholar Akbar Ahmed and his team of young American researchers set out across the nation, visiting 75 cities and 100 mosques over one year.

Mar
26
Thu
2020
Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast
Mar 26 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

The Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast attracts more than 400 leaders from the business, political, governmental and nonprofit communities, who gather to celebrate our partnerships that help uplift our neighbors in need. Interfaith Works serves over 17,000 people each year by empowering individuals and families with the tools and skills to lift themselves from poverty and homelessness.