Post-Parliament of the World’s Religions Interfaith Event

Parliament of the World's Religions

First held in 1893, the Parliament of the World's Religions is the world's largest interreligious gathering.

The Parliament of the World’s Religions convened in Melbourne, Australia last December. To capture the spirit and energy generated by this event and to foster interreligious cooperation, local organizers are sponsoring a Post-Parliament event for the Portland/Vancouver area:

Sunday, February 21, 2010
2:00 – 5:00 pm
New Thought Center for Spiritual Living
1040 C Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon

Join the conversation and explore ways to keep the spirit of the Parliament growing in our region, supporting relationships that can make a world of difference.

  • Parliament participants will share photos and stories from their Melbourne experience.
  • Conversation groups will explore:
    • Enhancing our faith with perspectives from other traditions.
    • Women’s leadership and the divine feminine.
    • Personal connections as a path to peace.
    • Learning from indigenous wisdom.

To register, visit Please RSVP for complimentary food/beverage planning:  or call 503.985.7374.


The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the world’s largest interreligious gathering, was held December 3-9, 2009, in Melbourne, Australia. More than 5000 people attended the Parliament of the World’s Religions from every corner of the world: Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Baha’is, people from indigenous faiths and traditions, as well as spiritual communities of all sorts. Participants gathered to discuss peace, diversity and sustainability in the context of interreligious understanding and cooperation. Visit Parliament of the World’s Religions for more information.