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Fun and games – just in time for Ayyam-i-Ha!

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He was ready to call it a night when the wheels started turning. Bobby Picker Jr. jumped out of bed, grabbed some graph paper, and began to draw. “It was very linear when I first started, but now it’s a beautiful piece of artwork,” he said about his creation. It’s called Gems of Virtues, a [...]

“The Dream of Peace Lives On”

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By Julie Rubenstein On January 17, 2010 nearly 250 people attended the Annual Washington County Martin Luther King Jr Celebration sponsored by the Inter-Religious Action Network of Washington County, the Human Rights Council of Washington County, the Human Rights Advisory Commission of the City of Beaverton, and Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus. The celebration [...]

Interfaith Thanksgiving brings together people of all backgrounds

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The theme of this year’s Interfaith Thanksgiving program was “A thankful heart has a continual feast.” Sponsored by the Inter-Religious Action Network of Washington County (IAN), the program took place at the Latter Day Saints Stake Center (also called the Mormon Church) on Jackson School Road in Hillsboro, on the evening of November 22, 2009.

Baha’is celebrate Birth of Baha’u’llah

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Baha’i communities across the Portland Metropolitan Area observed the anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah starting at sunset on Wednesday, November 11th through the evening of Thursday, November 12th. Baha’u’llah, Arabic for “The Glory of God,” was born on November 12, 1817 in Persia. The anniversary of His birth is considered a Holy Day and [...]

Religions of the World Celebrated at Festival of Faith 2009

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In a world filled with strife, sorrow and death, the Interfaith Council of Greater Portland is providing the spiritual celebration by bringing people together to experience joy, brotherhood and love at its fourth annual Festival of Faith.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

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The Inter-Religious Action Network welcomes you to an Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 22. Sponsored by a number of synagogues, churches and mosques in Washington County, this 11-year tradition brings together people of all faiths in a celebration of giving thanks.

Festival of Faith

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On November 8, the Interfaith Council of Greater Portland will hold it’s 4th annual Festival of Faith, with the theme “Beyond Tolerance—Celebrating Shared Values and Unique Gifts. Come join the festivities.

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