Category: "Program Archive"

Social Work and Religious Diversity Conference offers 7 Hours of CEC’s for New York State LM/LCSWs

Social Work and Religious Diversity: Religion, Spirituality, and Family Life Full-Day Conference on May 10, 2017, The Interfaith Center of New York and our partners are delighted to announce a continuing education conference for social workers and their colleagues.  We hope you can join us on Wednesday, May 10th, to explore the relationships between religion, spirituality, and family life.  Panel discussions with faith-based service providers and community leaders will focus on the religious lives of diverse New York families, the distinctive needs and concerns of interfaith families, and the ways that faith communities themselves may function as families for many New Yorkers. The conf...Continue Reading

Registration now open for May 10 Social Work & Religious Diversity conference – 7 CEC’s for New York LMSWs & LCSWs

February 28th,2017 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs

Social Work and Religious Diversity: Religion, Spirituality, and Family Life Registration Now Open for a Full Day Conference on May 10, 2017 7 Hours of Continuing Education for New York State LMSWs and LCSWs The Interfaith Center of New York and our partners are delighted to announce a continuing education conference for social workers and their colleagues.  Please join us on Wednesday, May 10, to explore the intimate ties between religion, spirituality, and family life in diverse local faith communities. The conference is cosponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York, the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, and the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute.  It will he...Continue Reading

“Rumi’s Secret” at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

January 16th,2017 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs

    Date:  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Time:  7:00 pm Location:  The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street   ICNY, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, and our partners are delighted to welcome bestselling author Brad Gooch and leading imam Feisal Abdul Rauf to discuss Gooch's moving new biography of Rumi, the renowned thirteenth century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. In addition to a conversation about Rumi’s life and legacy, the evening will include performances of Sufi music and dance by celebrated New York composer Amir Alan Vahab and Persian dance master Rana Gorgani.   Rumi famously wrote: “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing / and rightdo...Continue Reading

Faith Leader Survey from the NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

    The New York City Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) is seeking input from New York’s religious leaders, to help them serve diverse local communities.  DYCD’s essential mission is to invest in a network of community-based organizations and programs that alleviate the effects of poverty, and provide opportunities for all New Yorkers to flourish.  If you are a New York City clergy member or community leader, we hope you will click here to take a brief survey. Please take a moment and tell DYCD about the programs and services your faith community needs, as well as the programs and services your congregation or organization provides. Thanks for helping DYCD help ...Continue Reading

K-12 Teachers Nationwide Welcome to Apply for ICNY’s next Summer Institute “Religious Worlds of New York”

    K-12 teachers are invited to apply for the Religious Worlds of New York summer institute – a three week program, with a generous stipend, that will help them teach about religious diversity.  Applications are due by March 1st. In today’s climate of religious bigotry and extremism, public, private, and faith-based schools can help to promote interfaith understanding.  The July 2017 Religious Worlds institute will give teachers the tools they need to help build a more inclusive society.  Past participants have described the institute as “my best professional development experience ever” and “one of the best learning expe­riences of my life” (click here for many more ev...Continue Reading

9/11 Day of Service

September 5th,2016 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs

Date: Sunday, September 11 Times: 2 hour shifts still available at 7:00 am and 3:00 pm Location: Pier 36 (Basketball City) 299 South St.   The national nonprofit, 9/11 Day, is working with a coalition of interfaith, service, youth and educational organizations to mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by packing more than 500,000 meals at Pier 36, 299 South St. New York on Sunday, September 11th. There are slots left at the 7am shift and the 3pm shift.  9/11 Day is still looking for sponsors who can donate between 1k and 5k. For more info on how to support this day contact david.paine@911day.org.  Click here to register. ...Continue Reading

The Harlem Family Carnival to Support Reentering Citizens and their Families

September 2nd,2016 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs

  Date: Saturday, September 10 Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Location: 170 E. 121 Street   The Harlem Community Justice Center and partnering local non-profits, community members, faith based organizations, businesses, and social service providers will come together to host a community event outside of our courthouse, located at 170 E. 121 Street. The Harlem Family Carnival will offer a message of inclusion and support to formerly incarcerated individuals returning to our community as well as provide the community a day filled with free family activities.   Located in an old magistrate’s courthouse in the heart of East Harlem, the Harlem Community Justice Center (“The Justice Center”...Continue Reading

#KNOWJUSTICEHARLEM discussion with Bryan Stevenson

May 10th,2016 ICNY Program Archive

Date: Monday, May 23 Time: 5:00 pm — 7:30 pm Location: St. Philips Church, 204 West 134th Street, (between 7th & 8th Avenue) A discussion with Bryan Stevenson, author of New York Times best-seller Just Mercy, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and social justice activist.  Click here for more information. RSVP here. ...Continue Reading

Application Deadline Extended: Spiritually-Informed Psychotherapies 18-CEC Certificate Program

May 9th,2016 ICNY Program Archive

Dates: The summer term starts June 22nd and spans six weeks until July 27th, with classes scheduled from 9:00am - 12:00pm on Wednesday mornings. Location: The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive New York, NY, 10115 In 2016, the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute joins with the Interfaith Center of New York to launch its inaugural summertime continuing clinical education certificate program in spiritually-informed psychotherapies. This program gives qualified professionals providing mental health or pastoral care services an opportunity to undertake structured and sustained study of key intersections between spiritual wisdom and psychological insight. In a seminar setting,...Continue Reading

“Pneumatology, Pluralism and Public Theology” panel to include the Rev. Chloe Breyer

May 2nd,2016 ICNY Latest News, Program Archive

Date: Wednesday May 4 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Bonhoeffer Room, New York Theological Seminary, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 500, NY, NY 10115 Offering a new, fresh paradigm of doing pneumatology, leading Pentecostal theologian Veli-Matti Karkkainen's new book "Spirit and Salvation" presents a vision of the Spirit of Love for the sake of the religiously pluralist and (post-)secular globalized world. Karkkainen suggests a shift from a "unitive" paradigm that speaks only of One Spirit of God operating primarily within the "spiritual" realm of the individual believer and Christian community, to a "plural" paradigm. In the plural constructive pneumatology, the Spirit of God is located w...Continue Reading