Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

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This annual service brings together leaders and members of nine faiths including Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Baha’i Faith, Hinduism and Jainism to offer prayers of thanksgiving and read sacred texts on thankfulness. This year, the theme of the service is “Building Relationships,” which was inspired by Mayor Sylvester Turner, who said of Houston, "In this city, we do not build walls, we build relationships. We recognize that in our diversity is our strength." All are welcome. A reception follows the program.

Participating Communities Include:
Covenant Church Houston
Congregation Emanu El
Islamic Society of Greater Houston
The Bahai’s of Houston
Jade Buddha Temple - 玉佛寺 (Texas Buddhist Association)
Zoroastrian Association of Houston (ZAH)

This annual event was organized by the following committee members:
George Atkinson, United Methodist
Ajit Giani, Baha'i
Beth Kulkarni, Hindu
Phyllis harris, Jewish
Swatantra Jain, Jain
Vehishta Kaikobad, Zoroastrian
Judy Jeng. Buddhist
Garland Pohl, Catholic
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