URI members from opposite coasts meet

A beautiful meeting of hearts and minds happened this summer when URI members from two different coasts — Ji Hyang (left) from Encinitas, CA and Paul and Sandi (right) from Bedford Hills, NY — found out they were both spending time at the same retreat center!

“It is heartening to see someone else with whom we have already been working, quietly and in a sense, invisibly, different strands of one network. Seeing someone in person who has already been working together towards this vision of peace, confirms my confidence in this wider circles of which we are all a part, and within which we share the work.” – Ji Hyang Padma

These types of connections are possible more often than you think! If you are traveling and would like to connect with URI members where you’re going, please contact sari@uri.org.

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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