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Explore, Engage, Empower!

The Interfaith Center offers a variety of education, reflection, and community building opportunities open to the campus community, as well as specific groups (e.g. staff/faculty, departments, or student organizations). Check out Facebook to find out what's currently happening!

Calendar of Events

Interfaith Student Leadership Retreat

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This off-campus retreat is an opportunity to gather with an amazing group of folks to build community, develop skills for facilitating interfaith conversations, and reflect on your own and others' religious and philosophical worldviews! 

Dinner and Dialogue

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This six-part series, grounded in a common theme, provides a tasty meal and meaningful conversation for students, staff, faculty, and members of the greater Burlington community. It's an opportunity to regularly gather throughout the academic year and explore our own core values in conversation with others. Dinner is free and we ask folks to RSVP to help us plan for numbers and ensure dietary accommodations.

Curious to know what we discussed in previous years? (pdf)

Programs & Special Events

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The Interfaith Center hosts a variety of educational programs as well as special opportunities to celebrate and share diverse sacred and cultural celebrations within our community. For example, the Festival of Light and Dark held in December explores the significance of "light" and "dark" within the various celebrations, understandings and rituals that fall during the transition of seasons. 

Workshops & Training

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As part of the Interfaith Center's mission to equip and empower the UVM community to engage more comfortably and competently with spirituality and religion in our life and work on campus, we offer workshops and trainings to address religious pluralism, meaning making, religious literacy, and other topics. Check our events page on Facebook to see some of our upcoming options. Email us if you are interested in scheduling some type of educational activity for your student organization, office, or department.

Building a Better Activist Conference

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This annual event is a collaborative effort between the UVM Interfaith Center, Prism Center, The Mosaic Center for Students of Color, and Women's Center. The mission of the Building a Better Activist Conference is to develop and deepen insights, passion, tools, and connections to create and inclusive, equitable society. For details about this year's event, click here.

Interfaith Update (weekly)

The best way to stay updated with programs and events connected with the Interfaith Center, as well as the greater community, is to sign up to receive the weekly "Interfaith Update." Each Monday you'll receive an email message with a selection of spiritual and religious opportunities happening on-campus, in the Burlington community, and beyond.

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