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Interfaith Iftar for Ramadan at Maryam Islamic Center

Interfaith Iftar for Ramadan at Maryam Islamic Center

2017-05-27T17:14:55-05:00May 27th, 2017|

Dear friends of diverse faiths, please join Maryam Islamic Center for its annual INTERFAITH Iftar for Ramadan. They kindly request all Muslims in attendance to bring a guest of different religions to join this beautiful evening of love, diversity, and unity. There will be speakers from the Muslim faith as well as diverse faiths who [...]

Fast and Pray: An Interfaith Dinner Dialogue and Ramadan Meal

2017-05-24T15:43:05-05:00April 6th, 2017|

Gastrochurch is partnering with Friends of Iman, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, and Muslim and Presbyterian Conversations! In this mixed-faith gathering, Muslims, Christians, and anyone else who cares to join in will join together in conversation. We'll share a traditional iftar (evening Ramadan meal) as we talk about our personal experiences of faith and sacrifice. [...]

2017 Eid for Refugees: Volunteer Workday

2017-03-31T16:08:54-05:00March 31st, 2017|

SAVE THE DATE! Assemble care baskets filled with housewares for refugees. More details coming soon.

Interfaith Iftar hosted by the Islamic Society of Greater Houston

2017-05-03T12:39:41-05:00May 3rd, 2017|

Join the Islamic Society of Greater Houston's (ISGH) Interfaith Team for a meal that transcends any generational, ethnic or religious differences. Iftar or “breaking the fast” is an important holy act for Muslims during the sacred month of Ramadan. Listen to people of diverse faiths speak on their unique spiritual experience, engage in meaningful conversations, [...]

Ramadan Neighborhood Dinner

2017-05-18T11:10:04-05:00May 18th, 2017|

The Ramadan Neighborhood Dinner is a long tradition of Dialogue Institute Southwest for many years where people of various faiths meet their neighbors and friends at friendly environment to share a meal. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, during which fasting from dawn to dusk is observed by Muslims all over the [...]

Houston Iftar: Annual Ramadan Dinner with Keynote by Mayor Turner

2017-05-16T11:53:51-05:00May 3rd, 2017|

Sister City Association along with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston (ISGH) and collaborating organizations present the Houston Iftar: Annual Ramadan Dinner with Keynote Address by Mayor Sylvester Turner.    

Feminist Perspectives of the Divine in Islam

2017-05-16T12:08:07-05:00April 20th, 2017|

How does a Muslim woman's perspective of the Divine shape a person's faith and commitment to religious liberty and social equity? Asma Uddin is at the forefront of this conversation, creating the space for women to make their faith their own. Uddin is the Director of Strategy for the Center on Islam and Religious Freedom. [...]

Making Connections Lecture Series – “Mirror on the Veil: A Collection of Personal Essays on Hijab and Veiling”

2017-05-19T12:14:21-05:00May 19th, 2017|

Saadia Faruqi, a local author and interfaith activist, has written one of the entries in the just released book entitled “Mirror on the Veil: a Collection of Personal Essays on Hijab and Veiling”. She and Dr. Nausheen Pasha-Zaidi of the University of Houston, one of the co-editors of the book, will be taking part in [...]

Open Mosque Day: Building Alliances – Bettering Communities

2017-04-04T11:38:22-05:00April 4th, 2017|

Muslim American Neighbors are looking forward to hosting you, your family and friends, your colleagues, and your member organizations and individuals at the Muslim American Society (MAS) Katy Center for an open house. Please RSVP at www.icnahouston.org/rsvp It is our sincere hope that this event will build alliances, better communities, and create lasting friendships. Open Mosque [...]