Interfaith Harmony Month Notes

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This is the busiest time of the year for Interfaith Partners of South Carolina.  The governor made her proclamation for the third year in a row naming January S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month.  Then the first full week of February is World Interfaith Harmony Week, a project of the United Nations.  Here in S.C., we have a busy calendar of all kinds of events.  I have attended sabbath prayers at a synagogue, been present for Muslim prayers, participated in a multifaith panel held in the gallery of an … [Read more...]

S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month

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We got the good news on Wednesday - our governor has for a second year in a row proclaimed January to be S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month! Why does she do it?  What does it mean?Well, first of all, this dovetails with the United Nations' World Interfaith Harmony Week in early February.  When Interfaith Partners of S.C. first set out to mark WIHW here at home, it nearly exhausted us to squeeze a handful of calendar items into one week and a half period.  By 2013, we had a far longer list of even … [Read more...]


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