Love This Place! Serve the Earth Week (April 18-26) is a Compassion Games coopetition. We recognize that compassion for the Earth – green compassion – is a fundamental act of compassion... Read more here.
“Compassion is planting a seedling under whose shade we may never sit.”
- Ancient Proverb
"Protect and honor the earth, for the earth is like your mother."
~ saying of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Our monthly community potluck follows the morning worship service.
Please bring a prepared dish to share.
Our Spiritual Discernment for 2015:
"Restoring Balance to the World: Hoops of Honor"
Based upon the prophecy
“When the earth is suffering and we see our children suffering
there will come a generation that will
restore Honor for all people.”
In April we explore The Hoop of the Village. Teachers are celebrated here as the purveyors of tradition. It is the teacher’s responsibility to teach children how to be positive, productive citizens of the community and nation. Teachers help children understand the value of tradition and the wisdom of the elders while supporting them to create their own future. We celebrate the Mentors and carriers of tradition.
Ballard Food Bank donations are welcomed each Sunday. The donation barrel is on the landing into the Sanctuary front door. Read more here about Neighbors Helping Neighbors!
Jamal Rahman's book "Sacred Laughter of the Sufis..." was chosen
by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat of Spirituality & Practice
as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2014!
In March 2012 the Interfaith Community Sanctuary initiated a Capital Fundraising Campaign to cover current and anticipated major expenses to maintain our historic building…our unique sacred space. To cover current and anticipated expenditures plus provide a reasonable reserve fund for unexpected emergencies.
In 2014 we were blessed with a grant that allowed us to replace the roof but the exterior of our historic building still needs repainting. Our almost 100 year old water line and the gutters and downspouts are also in need of replacement. In addition, we would like to provide a means of access for the disabled. All of these projects are expensive but necessary to maintain the integrity of our facility.
We are asking each and every friend and member of ICS to think hard about what this community means to you and to contribute something extra to support the Capital Fundraising Campaign. All donations to ICS are completely tax deductible. Any donation to the Capital Fundraising Campaign should be marked “Capital Fundraising Campaign” or ICS/CFC. Donations can be made by Credit Card or PayPal by clicking on the "Donate" button to the right or by mailing a check directly to the church at the address below. Thank you for your continued support! Click HERE for more information on our Capital needs and Fundraising Campaign.