The Interfaith Alliance was proud to co-sponsor and help lead this event, commemorating the life of Dr Mohammad Ali Matto and describing the reason for listening to understand each other, including sacred understanding of life and legacy after death.
BY CARLA HINTON, PUBLISHED IN THE OKLAHOMAN - Thirteen metro area spiritual leaders participated in a virtual interfaith prayer service on Monday to offer prayers for the state amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hosted by the Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma, the prayer event was held via Facebook Live.
Rabbi Abby Jacobson, rabbi of Emanuel Synagogue and president of the Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma, served as facilitator.
The event was, in part, a response to a March 26 televised Christian prayer event which included Gov. Kevin Stitt and his wife, First Lady Sarah Stitt, as participants.
On Monday evening, March 30, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will hold an Interfaith Prayer Event at www.facebook.com/InterfaithOK.
Participants at this Facebook Live event include representatives from as many of the Oklahoma faith groups as possible. All Oklahomans are invited to join in helping, supporting, and respecting all of us as we deal with this disease crisis, and help set the pattern of human interaction for events which inevitably lie ahead of us.
In this time of a monumental, life-changing health crisis, Governor Stitt issued an official procl...
Thank you for joining us on ZOOM for this exciting new initiative to bring unity to the community featuring Terri Angier who discussed the Baha’i faith. While we cannot meet in person, we may still develop friendships and have deeper conversations to learn about the widely diverse faith perspectives of our neighbors..
Would you like to learn more about the Baha’i Faith? Did you know?
The Baha’i Faith is the newest of World’s religions founded in 1844
The Baha’i Faith is the 2nd most widespread (geographically) religion in the World
There are no clergy in the Baha’i Faith
You blessed us all, most especially our Muslim neighbors, by your presence at the 6th annual Muslim Day at the Capitol this past Monday. We have received overwhelming messages of gratitude and thanks for a city full of people who love their neighbors as themselves. By standing in the cold to greet attendees, you made sure a smile and a welcome were the first things they saw in the Oklahoma People's House, their house. And - possibly because we have been the largest, strongest, loudest group to greet our Muslim neighbors - this year, for the first t...
The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma community service group, Many Beliefs Serving Together, thanks the volunteers for helpingget ready for the annual Metropolitan Library System book sale. Volunteers unpacked books and put them on tables for the sale coming up.
Janie Kirt Morris, chair of Many Beliefs Serving Together, says the group’s mission is to “foster interfaith friendships and to practice cooperation by serving our community together.”
Many thanks to the volunteers who helped gather and preserve important genealogical information at the Trice Hill cemetery, one of the oldest African-American cemeteries in Oklahoma City. This project was an opportunity for the Interfaith Alliance to work with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in coordination with The Black Genealogy Research Group to "Find a grave, take a picture, record a life." Many thanks to Fox 25 for coveringthis story.
Saturday, May 4, 2019 When our morning Many Beliefs Serving Together volunteers arrived on May 4th, there was only a slab. By the time the afternoon shift stopped, the Habitat for Humanity home was framed and many of the exterior panels were in place. It looked like a house! The Interfaith Alliance community service group, Many Beliefs Serving Together, worked alongside other groups and the couple who will be the home owners. We took a break for snacks and sharing about our perspectives and experiences in our faith lives. It was a good day!!
We appreciate all the volunteers who joined The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma community service group, Many Beliefs Serving Together, at the YWCA shelter for domestic violence victims on March 24th, 2019.
YWCA Oklahoma City provides safety, education, and hope to victims of domestic violence in our community. The Thelma Gaylord Emergency Shelter is the only shelter for battered women and children in Oklahoma County.