2016 Love Thy Neighbor: Moving From Darkness Into Light

2016 Love Thy Neighbor: Moving From Darkness Into Light

Arkansas House of Prayer and its sister organization, The Interfaith Center, both based in Little Rock, are honored to hold this gathering, now in its fifth year, featuring musical performances, speakers from several of the world’s religions, and an Interfaith Food Festival will be held Thursday, September 8 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi Avenue in Little Rock, beginning at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The intergenerational service will last about an hour, including speakers, time for prayer and silence, musical performances from local artists, a presentation by the Multifaith Youth Group, and an interfaith chorus. The third annual Interfaith Food Festival will follow the service, with vegetarian dishes prepared by...

Rooted in Love

We, as the members of the Interfaith Rapid Response Team, share our deepest sympathies with those who were victims of the terrible shooting in Orlando over the weekend.  We remember their family members, loved ones and community. As people of faith, we are called to respond to such tragic events with love and compassion due to each and every human being. This was a terrible attack, a violent crime of hate.  All people irrespective of religious, racial, ethnic or sexual differences have an inherent and immeasurable worth and dignity, for each human life is considered sacred in our religious traditions.  Our radical equality before God leads us to think no less of another human being because they are different. We urge our community to remember the...