Deep Spiritual Practice:
In this spiritual practice of body prayer and movement, we move as the planets move, tuning into the core vibrations that permeate our lives.
Music will be shared by Suniai.
On months with a fifth Sunday, we offer deep experiences of spiritual practice from diverse spiritual traditions.
This August we explore the "Hoop of the Universe."
In this hoop we honor the creative energy that is the Universe. Many speak of this energy as the Creator. We bring Spiritual Leaders to this circle for they are our guides and teachers on the many pathways to God. All are equal. All are correct. Each of us has the right to choose and we honor and celebrate that choice in this circle. We celebrate those who bring inter-religious understanding. Read more about "Restoring Balance to the World: Hoops of Honor" here.
Ballard Food Bank donations are invited each Sunday. The donation barrel is located on the eastside of our building. Follow the walkway through the garden. The barrel is up the stairs, under the covered porch. Let's fill it up every Sunday. Thank you for feeding the hungry! Read more here about Neighbors Helping Neighbors! Please give non-perishable food items, spices, personal hygiene items, etc.
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.