Mayors’ Interfaith Luncheon fosters dialogue


On Thursday, February 18, the Fifth Annual Washington County Mayor’s Interfaith Luncheon, “Expanding the Dream” took place at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek campus. The Inter-religious Action Network (IAN) sponsored this gathering of minds. About 150 people attended, representing at least a dozen faith communities and several civic and political organizations.

Post-Parliament of the World’s Religions Interfaith Event


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 on February 21, 2010.

Baha’i Basics, pt. 1


This video presentation describes the Baha’i Faith—a world religion whose purpose is to unite all the peoples of the world.

Life of Baha’u’llah


“…these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the ‘Most Great Peace’ shall come…” ~ Baha’u’llah.
Baha’u’llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith, was born on November 12, 1817. This video describes His life and Teachings.

Interfaith Thanksgiving brings together people of all backgrounds


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.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights – 61st Anniversary


This year marks the 61st Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations Association of the United States, Oregon Division invites you to celebrate at the Human Rights Day Event on Sunday, December 6, 2009.

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