As a human being and as a Hindu, and on behalf of the Hindu Community of Greater Akron Area, I condemn in strongest terms the massacre of Muslims assembled for their Friday prayer in the mosques in New Zealand. Writing from my hospital bed in an environment of kindness, compassion, and healing provided by my care givers, I try to feel the pain of victims of the New Zealand tragedy and pray for them and their loved ones. While modern popular technologies have enabled the lethal spread of terrorism worldwide, each one of us can do our part to counter it through kindness, compassion and caring by our own works and networks.
We at the Akron Area Interfaith Council are heartbroken at the news of the recent shootings at mosques in New Zealand. To our Muslim brothers and sisters at the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent and the Akron Masjid, our thoughts and prayers go out […]
The AAIC and the Akron Main Library co-hosted Dr. Bernard Powers, Jr.
The Akron-Summit County Public Library expresses its gratitude to the Akron Area Interfaith Council for its co-sponsorship of We Are Charleston author event on February 16. The event brought positive feedback from both the public and library staff members who attended.
As an organization, the AAIC seeks to promote freedom of religion, equality, and understanding. As we come to know and recognize holidays and celebrations of different faith traditions our understanding and respect for our differences increases. The outcome is greater support and protect of one […]
Reverend Ric Schumacher of Unity Chapel of Light in Tallmadge welcomed AAIC members and guests for the first AAIC meeting of 2019. A delicious lunch was served and AAIC business discussed. Plans for the upcoming Forum on February 16th and the Hunger Walk on May […]
Dear AAIC Friends, The Spiritual Life committee of AAIC would like to share with you a wonderful description of the holy day of Christmas, as written by our dear member Sr. Mary Ann Wiesmannn- Mills, OP. We hope you are able to reflect and […]