Chicago faith communities express condolences to Muslims after NZ massacre

Chicago faith communities reached out in solidarity to the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) and the Muslim community after 50 Muslim worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were killed in a terrorist attack last week. Below are letters of support from our interfaith partners: TO THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY OF [...]

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CIOGC joins interfaith service in solidarity with Charlottesville

CIOGC joined the interfaith community of Chicago Monday, August 14, for a prayerful gathering of solidarity with the people of Charlottesville - and all those who courageously resist the white supremacist racism that grips our country.  Muslims, Jews, and Christians, along with Mexican immigrants gathered at the Kluczynski Federal Building in downtown Chicago to share a [...]

By |2017-08-16T17:57:20-05:00August 16th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

4/9/17 – CIOGC condemns deadly bombings of Coptic churches in Egypt

  The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) condemns the bombings of two Coptic churches in Egypt and expresses condolences and heartfelt concern for the victims of these despicable attacks. At least 44 people have been killed with many more wounded in the bombings that occurred on Palm Sunday, an important day on [...]

By |2017-04-10T16:20:02-05:00April 10th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/15/17 – CIOGC expresses solidarity with Jewish community at “Love Thy Neighbor” event

On the night of February 4, the Chicago Loop Synagogue was defaced by a lone vandal, who destroyed several windows and pasted swastikas on the façade of the building. Video surveillance cameras at the synagogue captured images of the man acting on what is widely seen as a religiously motivated act of hatred. In response, [...]

By |2017-02-15T19:29:02-05:00February 15th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

12/21/16 – MCC Youth Event: Nothing Will Stop Us, Jan. 29

The Muslim Community Center (MCC) is coordinating a Interfaith event focused on youth empowerment on January 29 called "Nothing Will Stop Us"  (weather, political conditions, or religion). Youth from different backgrounds and religions, will walk one mile around MEC together as a symbolic action of solidarity. The event will conclude with a discussion about how [...]

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United Methodist Church

The Council looks forward to the Annual Banquets with the United Methodist Church, where for nearly a decade, we have come together to participate in meaningful interfaith dialogue. Covenant: Declaration of Relationship We, members of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago and the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church, believe it is [...]

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