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Our Activities
 

 

Monthly Meetings and Events for 2014 – 2015

Dates and Topics
 2014 Activities
 
  Sat., June 7 PLANNING RETREAT AND BOARD MEETING

This planning meeting is open to all ICGR members and individuals. Organizational and faith liaisons are encouraged to attend.

Reasons to Join Us:

  • Opportunity to meet new friends
  • Network and share ideas to enhance ICGR
  • Your voice matters
  • Be a part of the wonderful things happening in ICGR!!!
Contact: Annette Khan, (804) 909-7860

LUNCH: Please bring your BAGGED LUNCH. .

LOCATION: Seventh Street Christian Church, 4101 Grove Ave., Richmond, VA, Corner of Grove and Malvern Aves. Click HERE for a map.

   – 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
  Wed., July 30 ICGR Open House

Join us for Fun, Fellowship, and, Information! Bring friends and neighbors and learn more about ICGR, its deeply historical roots in Central Virginia, and its upcoming projects within the communities in which you live.

Click HERE for a Flyer.

FOOD: ICGR members are asked to bring desserts, light summer dishes, and salads that do not contain eggs or meat items.

LOCATION:St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 6000 Grove Ave., Richmond, VA 23226. Click HERE for a map.

   – 6 p..m. - 8 p.m.
 
  Thurs., Aug. 7 Faith Night at the Diamond

On Thursday, August 7th, the Richmond Flying Squirrels will be hosting "Faith Night" at the Diamond. This is a wonderful opportunity for the members of the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond to show our solidarity as an interfaith community, while having a fun night with the family. We are asking all members to wear ICGR paraphernalia. The general admissions cost for a group (1 - 19 members) is $7 per person. Please click Faith Night 2014, Richmond Flying Squirrels Groups Outings for details.

Join the Flying Squirrels in a celebration of faith and family on Thursday, August 7th. The night includes special pre-game concerts by national recording artist as well as player testimonials. Special group rates are available!

Location: The Diamond Baseball Stadium, 3001 N Blvd Richmond, VA. Click HERE for a map.

In order to get an accurate headcount, we are asking interested members to RSVP to our Evite. Additionally, please be prepared to pay for your ticket at the Open House on this Wednesday, July 30th. Please spread the word to your families and faith communities! We hope to see you there!

Graciously,
Sabrina E. Dent ICGR President, 2014 - 2015

LOCATION:St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 6000 Grove Ave., Richmond, VA 23226. Click HERE for a map.

   – Gates open at 6 p..m.
 
  Sat., Sept. 13 RVA Peace Festival

rva peace festival

The Family Peace Festival has been rebranded as the RVA Peace Festival. This year’s event will take place at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (6000 Grove Avenue, corner of Grove and Three Chopt) on Saturday, September 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This multi-cultural, interfaith celebration features entertainment, arts and crafts, food, exhibits, and activities and crafts for children. Now in its 10th year, the first Family Peace Festival was held in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Its mission is to bring together youth and adults to celebrate peace and diversity and to build community and understanding in the Richmond area.

Mark your calendar now for this inspiring community celebration of peace.

RVA Peace Festival sponsors include the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond (http://www.icgr.org), Richmond Peace Education Center (http://www.rpec.org/), and the Center for Interfaith Reconciliation at St. Stephen's (http://www.saintstephensrichmond.net/cir). ICGR Members are requested to assist with our table so we can display our flyers, sell the ICGR cookbook “Delicious Diversity” and the 2015 Interfaith Calendar (coming soon). Contact Annette Khan at annekhan@msn.com or at 909-7860 to sign up for an hour or two.

Vendor and exhibitor space is available at the early-bird rate of $25 for nonprofits, $50 for-profits if payment is received by August 23. Click HERE for an application for Sponsors, Vendors, or Exhibitors. Payment is due by August 23, 2014. Any registrations or payments received after August 23, 2014 will be charged an additional $25.00 fee. For more information about the event or vendor space, Click RVA Peace Festival Facebook. You may also call Annette Khan at 909-7860.

The festival will be held rain or shine. See you there!

LOCATION: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave Richmond, VA 23226, corner of Three Chopt & Grove, near the Farmer’s Market. Free Admission & Parking.
Click HERE for the new RVA Peace Festival Website.
Click HERE for the RVA Peace Festival FaceBook page.
Click HERE for a map.
Click HERE for a flyer.

   – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
  Wed. Sept. 17 Many hands make light work-Membership Orientation and Committee Coordination,
an ICGR General Membership Meeting


We need ALL interested ICGR members and friends are needed to attend this meeting to advise and help implement the programs to fulfill the Mission Statement of ICGR.

Subway sandwiches will be served at a cost of $6.00. PLEASE RSVP to Sharon Clayton at sclayton@cbsva.com or 372-3996 to ensure sufficient food is ordered.

Click HERE for a PDF Flyer for more information.

LOCATION: Seventh Street Christian Church, 4101 Grove Ave., Richmond, VA, Corner of Grove and Malvern Aves. Click HERE for a map.

   – 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
  Wed. October 22. Committee Planning Meetings

This is an opportunity to plan your upcoming events.

Contact Person: Your Committee Chair

   – TBD
 
  Nov. 15 and Nov. 19 C.A.R.I.T.A.S. -- ICGR Community Service Opportunity

Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church is engaging in CARITAS Nov. 17 and Nov. 19. (Some preparation required Nov. 16 and Nov. 18 and delivery to Pilgrim Baptist)

Join the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond as we support the mission of C.A.R.I.T.A.S. (Congregations Around Richmond Involved To Assure Shelter).

ICGR members are encouraged to assist with serving meals and fellowshipping this week on Wednesday November 17 and Thursday November 19. Breakfast and lunch for both days need to be delivered to the church the day before. Click HERE for a flyer with contact information.

ICGR IS SEEKING AN INTERN TO ASSIST IN THIS C.A.R.I.T.A.S. PROJECT. Any person interesting in this intern opportunity please click HERE fot a PDF document with details. Students can earn 1 credit hour.

LOCATION: Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church, 7204 Bethlehem Road, Richmond, VA, Click HERE for a map.

   – TBD
 
 
 2015 Activities
 
  January (day TBD) Interfaith Dialogue

Contact person: Midge Falconer at falconerhome@comcast.net

   – TBD
 
PROGRAM SUMMARY FOR 2014-2015
DateProgramTimeLocation
6/1/2014
(Saturday)
PLANNING RETREAT AND BOARD MEETING. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Seventh Street Christian Church, 4101 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221. Click HERE for a map.
7/30/2014
Wednesday
ICGR Open House 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave Richmond, VA 23226, corner of Three Chopt & Grove, Click HERE for a map.
8/7/2014
Thursday
ICGR Outing-Faith Night at the Diamond All members who are interested in attending should contact Annette Khan at 909-7860 or email interfaith_council@live.com. Members are asked to wear ICGR paraphernalia. EveningThe Diamond Baseball Stadium, 3001 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230. Click HERE for a map. See above for more details.
9/13/2014
Saturday
RVA Peace Festival (formerly Family Peace Festival). See above for details. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave Richmond, VA 23226, corner of Three Chopt & Grove, Click HERE for a map
9/17/2014
Wednesday
Many hands make light work-Membership Orientation and Committee Coordination (see above) 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave Richmond, VA 23226, corner of Three Chopt & Grove, Click HERE for a map
Nov. 17 & Nov. 19, 2014 C.A.R.I.T.A.S. Volunteer Opportunity (See abovr) TBDPilgrim Journey Baptist Church, 7204 Bethlehem Road, Richmond, VA , Click HERE for a map.
January, Date TBDInterfaith Dialogue TBDTBD
2/12/2015
Thursday
Brotherhood/Sisterhood Youth Awards
For more information, contact Sharon Clayton at (804) 372-3996
TBDRiver Road Church, 8000 River Road, Richmond, VA 23229, Click HERE for a map
Date TBD Interfaith Outreach United (I.O.U.) Richmond
Details will be provided in the future. However, we encourage all members and faith communities to participate in this day of service.
TBDTBD
3/16/2015
Monday
Interfaith Clergy/Community Leader Breakfast
Members needed to volunteer at registration/sign-in table and as greeters
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center, 8727 River Road, Richmond, VA 23229, Click HERE for a map
4/29/2015
Wednesday
ICGR Benefit Concert & Reception
Members needed to volunteer at registration/sign-in table and as greeters
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Seventh Street Christian Church, 4101 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221. Click HERE for a map.
5/27/2015
Wednesday
President's Dinner & Reception
Members needed to volunteer for hospitality and serving as ushers
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. TBD
6/27/2015
Saturday
ICGR Annual Planning Retreat10 a.m. - 4 p.m. TBD



ICGR Cookbook

ICGR FUNDRAISER: ICGR Cookbook, Many Faiths, Many Flavors – Recipes from the Heart - $15 with CD of recipes.

This 285 page cookbook features:
 
  • Over 300 recipes
  • CD with PDF of individual copies of recipes to save on your computer
  • Interfaith Blessings
  • Alcohol / Non-Alcohol recipe substitution guide
  • A How to FEED the Perfect Stranger” guide to help the cook know what types of foods are appropriate for an Interfaith guest(s).
  • Multi-cultural recipes from all over the world
  • Quantity, Meat Roasting, Equivalency , Missing Ingredient and Cleaning Charts

  • These cookbooks will make great wedding or holiday gifts. Cookbooks will be available at ICGR meetings when you order ahead. See Oeder Form link below.

    You may order cookbooks for postal delivery to your home or as a gift. Simply mail a check for $21.00 payable to Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond to cover the cost of the book and shipping, indicating "2013 Cookbook" on your check. Click ORDER FORM for a PDF Cookbook Order Form. Mail form with your check.

    Mail Check and form to:

    Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond
    P. O. Box 28166
    Henrico, VA. 23228-0166

    Contact Sharon Clayton at 372-3996 or email at sclayton@cbsva.com



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