A Three-Legged Stool: The Salish Sea Bioregional Gathering

In October, I participated in the Salish Sea Bioregional Gathering in Vancouver, which was co-sponsored by the Interspiritual Centre of Vancouver Society, a Cooperation Circle member of the United Religions Initiative. Representatives from 17 different URI Cooperation Circles and Affiliates attended this gathering, which was monumental for URI as the first gathering for URI members that has taken place in Canada. We took this little video to share our greetings and love with the global URI community!

Below I have shared my personal reflections from participating in the transformative weekend — I hope you’ll continue reading!

Sari Heidenreich
North American Regional Coordinator


Attending the Salish Sea Bioregional Gathering felt like sitting on a well-balanced three-legged stool of learning, relationship-building, and contemplative practice. And that combination was unique and special in a way that I have never before experienced.

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URI Members from Southeastern U.S. to Gather in Florida

We are excited to announce that this October, delegates from approximately 25 grassroots interfaith peacebuilding organizations will meet face-to-face on in Sebastian, Florida!

This will be the first time United Religions Initiative (URI) members from the southeastern United States have gathered in-person and we are so looking forward to being together for a time of sharing and learning. We will be hosted from October 27-29 on the campus of Kashi, an interfaith intentional community that is a Cooperation Circle member of the United Religions Initiative.

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