Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs

Representing Philadelphia’s diverse faith communities in local government.

Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs

What we do

Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs (FBIA) ensures that Philadelphia’s diverse faith communities have a seat at the table and are represented in the administration’s decision-making process. This collaborative work is key to addressing issues that affect our communities and to strengthening the connection between residents of all backgrounds and the government.

FBIA is part of the larger Office of Public Engagement.

Connect

Email FaithPHL@phila.gov

Join our distribution list

Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs wants to hear from you. Complete the form to be added to the faith community distribution list.

Events

  • Sep
    25
    Healing for Healers: A Midday Pause for Caregivers
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Healing for Healers: A Midday Pause for Caregivers

    September 25, 2020
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, 2 hours

    The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services’ (DBHIDS) Faith and Spiritual Affairs initiative in partnership with Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs invites you to participate in the first of two sessions exploring self-care, grief, and loss for caregivers.

    Healing for Healers, a 1-hr session facilitated by Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart, will provide nourishment for caregivers who might be experiencing exhaustion, stress, anxiety, anger, discouragement as they nurture the health and well-being of others. 


    Register at http://bit.ly/Healing4Healers.

    PLEASE NOTE: You will receive the Zoom participation link closer to the day of this event.

  • Sep
    25
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    September 25, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
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    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Oct
    2
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    October 2, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL
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    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Oct
    9
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    October 9, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL
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    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Oct
    16
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    October 16, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL
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    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Oct
    21
    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Zoom

    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar

    October 21, 2020
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
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    Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11am ET. The Office of Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs hosts dynamic policy briefings and panel conversations on topics of importance to our City's diverse and vibrant faith communities.
  • Oct
    23
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    October 23, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL
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    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Oct
    30
    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL

    Prayer Pause for Philadelphia

    October 30, 2020
    3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, 30 mins
    www.facebook.com/EngagingPHL
    map

    For those who find grounding and hope in faith and spirituality, this unprecedented moment is an invitation to find connection, strength, and courage through prayer and meditation.

    Join us on Facebook Live each week on Fridays at 3pm for Prayer Pauses for Philadelphia. Like the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement on Facebook to receive a notification about the live stream.

  • Nov
    18
    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Zoom

    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar

    November 18, 2020
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
    Zoom
    map
    Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11am ET. The Office of Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs hosts dynamic policy briefings and panel conversations on topics of importance to our City's diverse and vibrant faith communities.
  • Dec
    16
    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Zoom

    Faith Leaders' Wednesday Webinar

    December 16, 2020
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
    Zoom
    map
    Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11am ET. The Office of Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs hosts dynamic policy briefings and panel conversations on topics of importance to our City's diverse and vibrant faith communities.

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