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Organization Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding
History founded in 1994 for the purpose of organizing a program and worship service in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations.
City Hartford, Connecticut. USA
Website http://www.ccfiu.org
Values Civic
Vision ongoing dialogue and cooperation in providing an effective voice in public life on issues of interreligious concern.
Mission purpose
Goals To learn about each others religion in an honest,open and respectful atmosphere. Ongoing dialogue and cooperation in providing an effective voice in public life on issues of interreligious concern
Approach CCIU has engaged in a variety of educational activities including, issuing public statements on religious issues, dialogue luncheons, and lectures, and seminars that are geared towards providing an honest and educated exploration of its member religious groups.
Structure governed by a Board of Directors, made up of representatives from its nine religions, and also officers and an Executive Committee. It continues to have a close working relationship with Hartford Seminary.
Scale Moderate
Scope Local
Activity facilitated tours of places of worship; major conferences such as conversations with our neighbors of other religions; how faith shapes our lives; celebrations of the sacred in song, dance, recitation, and chant; and an ongoing series of dialogue luncheons in conjunction with Hartford Seminary.
Religion Secular
Words dialogue, respect, inter culture
Acronym CCIU
Contact 77 Sherman Street, Hartford, Ct 06105
Email interfaith@ccfiu.org
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