The Earth Based Traditions module is offered every February as part of the Interfaith Studies Certificate Program at CHI . The 5-day course is both an introductory and experiential overview of the ancient communion between Earth, religion and spirituality. The module includes earth-based teachings from Paganism, the African Diasporic Traditions, and Native American perspectives, as
This month's module will focus on Jewish Mysticism. Led by experts in their fields, participants will learn more about the Kabbalah, and Judaism in Daily Life. Students will experience the spiritual teachings of mystical Judaism in a practical way by way of a "walk" through a life-size Kabbalistic Tree of Life and by exploring the
Can you hear it? All around us are echoes of a sacred invitation. In the chaos, in the unrest, in the shifting climate, and in our own hearts. --- Can we come together with all our human diversity and experience a shared sacred connection? We believe we can! When we remember our connection,
What does Allah‘akbar mean? What is it like to be “Muslim” in America? Join us in July as we explore the sacred texts of the Qur’an and Hadith, the Five Pillars of Faith, and consider the greater role Islam plays within each of our communities.
Science and Spirit: A Journey through Inquiry, the Cosmos and our Belonging to the Universe July 26 - 28, 2018 This intensive will focus on science itself as a source for wonder, contemplation and transformative meaning. Challenging the stereotypes that paint spirituality and science as incompatible, we will travel between first-person experiences, depictions of the
Being one of the oldest & renowned religions in the world, Judaism has practitioners the world over…but what exactly does it mean to be Jewish? Do you simply have to be mitzvah’d? Have a Jewish mother? Can you convert? In this month’s module, we peer into the religion that shares with us the customs of Hannukah, Passover, and so much more…
An Interfaith perspective is one of mutual respect and harmonious living among people of all faith traditions. It provides a road map for navigating the boundaries between people, religions, and cultures and helps to bridge the religious schisms that divide our world. What is Interfaith? Am I a spiritual leader? What is ministry? What is chaplaincy?
Ordination Ceremony & Credentialing Ceremony Saturday, September 15, 2018 The CHI Interfaith Community will ordain new interfaith ministers. Come celebrate with us as we welcome them into The CHI Community as ordained interfaith ministers! Where Christ Church, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Service begins at 4 pm
The program is designed for therapists, health care professionals, spiritual directors, chaplains, life coaches, religious professionals, business consultants, teachers and interested students that are seeking personal and spiritual growth.
In addition to the big picture view of Hindu and Sikh traditions and beliefs, there will be a deep dive into the sacred texts, exploring how to effectively read them. Much of this month’s learning will happen through immersion into the tradition through visits to a Sikh temple and then to the Shiva-Vishnu Temple.