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31st Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

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Member Faith communities include Hindu, Native American, Jewish, Zoroastrian, Christian, Buddhist, Unitarian Universalist, Baha'i, Sikh, and Muslim. 

Special music will be provided by Dorothy Paige Turner with the Council Choraleers, pianist Sharon Whitlock, and other guest performers. Mr. Stanley Campbell, director of Rockford Urban Ministries, will speak about the “History of Interfaith in Rockford.” Mr. Campbell was one of the co-founders of the Rockford Interfaith Council in 1988.

This year the Interfaith Council will present two scholarships “Kanwal Prashar International Peace Award” to an individual or organization that has made strides for peace in the community. A free will offering will be taken to be used as an award for next year’s winner.

Refreshments will be provided after the service.

For more information, call Phyllis Peterson of the Rockford Interfaith Council, 815-633-0492, or Mr. Stanley Campbell, 815-964-7111.

Subarea:Rockford East State

Directions:
Rockford University - 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108 - Rockford University is located a half mile east of the intersection of Business Route 20/East State Street and Alpine Road in Rockford. --FROM THE EAST-- Take I-90 west (Jane Addams Tollway) to Business Route 20/State Street Exit. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. --FROM THE NORTH--Take I-90 east to Business Route 20/State Street. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. –FROM THE SOUTH OR WEST--Take I-80 or I-88 to I-39 north. Exit I-39 north on U.S. 20 west to Alpine Road. Go right/north on Alpine Road to State Street and turn right/east. Rockford University is the second stoplight after Alpine Road on the left side.

31st Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
  • November 24, 2019
  • Fisher Memorial Chapel at Rockford University
  • Free and open to the public