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Interfaith Engagement Educational Opportunity

An intensive week-long experiential engagement with the people, places, and practices of world religions in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, is being made available. This is no fee.

The experience involves:
  • Celebration, educational opportunities, hospitality, rituals, spiritual practices, and worship services.
  • Visits to sacred spaces to observe, meet, and engage with diverse faith communities.
  • Participation in an intentional learning community, receiving a certificate.
Requirements for the Certificate
  • Participate in a 1.5 hour session before and after the week-long events.
  • Attend at least three of the thirteen faith events, and the interfaith celebration.
  • Reflect on your experience during the week and share learning with others.
  • Attend the Closing Celebration at Halifax Central Library on February 9, 2020
Who takes this program?
  • People interested in learning and meeting their neighbours, and those of diverse ages, and ethnicities, as well as spiritual and secular beliefs.
  • Participants from diverse fields such as health, education, immigration services, law enforcement, the military, religion, and others have participated each year.
  • Click to download the poster.

Please note the following snow dates for the Interfaith Engagement Program:

Opening Session: Thursday January 23, 2020 from either 3:00-5:00pm or 7:00-9:00pm

Closing Session: Thursday February 13, 2020 from either 3:00-5:00pm or 7:00-9:00pm

In the event of bad weather, participants will be contacted to let them know a session has been rescheduled to its snow date.

Event Details

Cost: Free!

Early Bird Deadline: Dec. 20, 2019

Registration Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020

Intro Session: Tues. Jan 21, 3-5:00 PM or 7-9:00 PM

Closing Session: Tues. Feb 11, 3-5:00 PM or 7-9:00 PM

Location: Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism,
2029 North Park Street, Halifax

Contact: iephalifax@gmail.com

Register Online Here