World Interfaith Harmony Week GTA

The World Interfaith Harmony Week GTA Steering Committee is pleased to announce its 2017 agenda, the launching of a new website, and further collaboration with 2016 international award winner Interfaith Harmony Halifax.

By participating in this international, annual and UN-blessed celebration of interfaith events (Feb. 1 -7), we join interfaith sisters and brothers around the world. Check our events calendar for all the faith events happening in Halifax during World Interfaith Harmony Week, or visit this calendar. Below you will find the Harmony Week schedule for the GTA. 

Wednesday, February 1

An original song and video "Reach Out", will be uploaded to YouTube. Please watch for it, share it widely, and encourage others to also share. 

From 6:00pm to 9:00pm four faith traditions - Aboriginal/First Nations, Hindu (Sanatan Dharma), Wiccan and Zoroastrian - will introduce you to their Sacred Fire Ceremony at the University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave., Toronto.

Thursday, February 2
From 6:45pm to 9:00pm, Darchei Noam, Intercultural Dialogue Institute and Vishnu Mandir will be presenting Mysticism Then and Now - Judaism, Hinduism & Islam in Word & Song at Congregation Darchei Noam, 864 Sheppard Avenue West, North York. REGISTER

Saturday, February 4 
From 10:30am to 2:00pm, Metropolitan United Church, Intercultural Dialogue Institute and The Salvation Army will host a youth gathering entitled Faithful Living: Celebrating Commonality in our Diversity. A video will be produced from this workshop. The venue is the CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre, 40 Oak Street, Toronto.REGISTER

From 6:30pm to to 9:30pm, Noor Cultural Centre and the Toronto Steering Committee will host An Evening of Interfaith Performing Arts featuring music, poetry, dance and more performed by individuals and groups of diverse faith backgrounds. Join us at Noor Cultural Centre, 123 Wynford Drive, North York.

Sunday, February 5
From 1:00pm to 4:30pm, World Association for Christian Communication and Diaspora Film Festival will screen the film, Words With God, and host a panel discussion at Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto.
From 1:30pm to 3:00pm, Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre will host Invocation of Peace, a program of prayers, chants, singing and other traditional faith based presentations at Annapurna, 1085 Bathurst Street, Toronto. RSVP
Monday, February 6 
From 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Spiritual Dialogue Circle will engage in a discussion around this year's theme, Reach Out, hosted by Don Heights Unitarian Congregation, 18 Wynford Drive, Suite 102, North York. RSVP

Tuesday, February 7
From 6:00pm to 9:00pm, students will gather to discuss Culture & Religion Intertwined: How Do We Stay True To Ourselves? Hosted by the Muslim-Catholic Student/Young Adult Dialogue and the Intercultural Dialogue Institute at University College, Croft Chapter House, 15 King's College Circle, University of Toronto. RSVP