Introducing Faith & Works: A new IFLC podcast
IFLC’s Educational Programs Make No One Feel like “The Other”

By Gail Katz I spent my early childhood and my elementary school years in Silver Spring, Maryland, in a rather non-Jewish neighborhood. I was one of a few Jewish children in my school.  The memories that have stuck with me are ones of feeling different from my neighbors and my classmates, although I was never […]

In Times of Crisis, IFLC Continues the Work of Building the Beloved community
Hate has No Home Where Love Abides
IFLC Will Continue to Create Deep, Meaningful Interfaith Relationships and Offer Hope. Here’s Your Opportunity to Help.

By Rev. Charles Packer When I was in college, I studied the living traditions of eastern and western religions from a very broad perspective. When I entered the ministry, that interest in learning about other religions, and a desire to study them on an interpersonal level, never left me. As a native Iowan, when I […]

Karin Dains Shares Thoughts on Faith, Resilience

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I continue to look to the future with optimism and faith.  Although the world now suffers great challenges, we all share certain needs:  the ability to worship (or not worship) freely; to maintain faith in the strength and love of families; the ability […]

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On Racial Inequities and modern-day lynchings: Reflections of a black Social Justice Advocate and Pastor
Rev. Stancy Adams
Chair, InterFaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit
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".....By faith, the superior power of LOVE is exposing and breaking the racist threads that permeate and support the fabric of America’s soul. My soul cries out that Black Lives Matter because I am Rev. Dr. Jimmie Talas Wafer, a Black citizen of America, but it matters most that the sovereign of the universe hears my cry, knows and loves me as a Black Man of justice, hope, love, joy, and peace!"
IFLC Board Member Rev. Jimmie Wafer
Resilience and Responsibility in the Time of Coronavirus

Do we have sufficient faith to recognize our individual and social responsibility? Are we resilient enough to renew our faith and do something about it now?

IFLC Reacts to Death of George Floyd with renewed commitment to Resilience
RDJ Students continue their journey wtih Zoom
RDJ Students take virtual visit to Hindu Temple of Canton

Religious Diversity Journeys Program Expands Reach

Religious Diversity Journeys has expanded into Macomb and Wayne counties, adding several new schools to this popular immersive interfaith education program. Read about its impact in The Macomb Daily.

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The Interfaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit is a civic organization of lay and clerical people whose shared highest and best values compel us to work towards a thriving community.


We so miss gathering in person at our informal adult education opportunities.  But IFLC continues to be here for you as an educational and community outreach resource. Please refer to the information in the top banner above for details on upcoming online and virtual programs. 


The InterFaith Leadership Council offers frequent educational programs and special events, usually at area houses of worship. But we will continue to have programs on a virtual basis, usually over Zoom.  The public is invited and most activities are free. Browse our Calendar of Events to find an event that interests you.

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The InterFaith Leadership Council welcomes participation in our educational programs and special interfaith celebrations, as well as on some of our committees. Our enewsletter will keep you informed and sign-up is free.

Religious Diversity Journeys

More than 800 7th graders from 50 tri-county area schools are participating in the 2019-20 Religious Diversity Journeys. Students visit houses of worship where they learn about five of metro Detroit’s religions, share some of their traditions, and make new friends.

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