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                                    Neighbors by Kate Forman

ION is

a lay interfaith network

that strengthens
 
communication
 among

 participating religious
 
congregations for

education and

collaboration.

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Unusual Jewish/Christian convergence
of holy days in 2015

Christians' Good Friday, marking Jesus' crucifixion and death,
falls on April 3 - the same date
as the first night of Passover, the eight-day Jewish festival
celebrating the Israelites' Exodus from slavery to freedom.


More . . .


Founded in 2005,


ION now has 16 participating groups:  


Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Unitarian faith communities


Hampshire Mosque, Amherst 

Naz Mohamed - ION Convener


South Congregational Church, Amherst 

Lee Bridegam


First Congregational Church, Amherst

Bob Stover


                    First Congregational Church, Hadley                        
 Urshula Wood  

          
Goodwin Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, Amherst
Judy Brooks

Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst 
Zina Tillona


Hope Community Church, Amherst
Scottie Faerber

Melba Larson
 

Jewish Community of Amherst
Frieda Howards

Marian Center, Holyoke
Miriam Najimy, DHM

Mount Toby Friends Meeting, Leverett
Frank Gatti

Newman Center, UMass
Christina DiMarco-Crook

Turkish Cultural Center - Western Massachusetts
 
UMass Rumi Club, Amherst
Havva Ozturk

Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst
Mary Beth Seminario


Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley
Doris Newton


MEMBERS-AT-LARGE:

Barbara Jenkins, Assistant Convener
Bonny Vaught, Webmaster
Joan Lindeman, Founder
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Check this ION calendar for

Jewish-Christian-Muslim-Unitarian festivals and events

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