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Together Health and Faith in Action connects with county agencies to promote  immunization of impoverished children, with the Interfaith Volunteer  Caregivers Program to help elders stay in their homes, and with the local  chapter of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill.





IMG_5608_TomWebb_RevDeb_RevWillThe Social Justice Alliance advocates partnership to focus on issues of racism, welfare reform, housing, hunger, discrimination, immigration and other areas of need. The Homeless Summit of SoJA operates the Winter Nights Shelter.and other areas of need. The Homeless Summit of SoJA operates the Winter Nights Shelter.







An-American-Mosque-dvd-final Program & Education offers opportunities to explore issues critical to our work  and the world and connect us with groups such as the Interfaith Center  at the Presidio, the United Religions Initiative, the FAITHS Initiative  and the Northern California Inter-religious Conference.








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Making pizza

Youth & Young Adults will discover venues in which to bring young people together from a variety of traditions in order to build bridges and strengthen faith and self-esteem.  If you are a High Schooler or Youth Leader that wants to get involved in this ministry, please contact Rev. Will McGarvey soon.








victor_grad_7 The Juvenile Detention Chaplaincy, under the  direction of the Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, ministers to  young people in the facilities in Martinez and Byron.  If  you want to read Dr. Tinsley’s eBook on his ministry,  please follow this link!

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20140209-ICCCC-1054The Singing Messengers, under the direction of Ms. Jackie Wan, sends musical teams into nursing homes across the county, with three separate programs each year.






We have many ongoing ICCCC events each month that are highlighted at our Events Page.  Please go there to see our latest events.

What would you like to see?  Contact Rev. Will McGarvey, our Executive Director.

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Gwen Watson and Mahmood Baraksai being honored for the years of service to Winter Nights at the June Homeless Summit

This month’s Ministering Together newsletter can be downloaded here.

Mission Statement

We as people from a diversity of religions, spiritual traditions and sectors of society, gather to manifest our unity as we promote the spirit of community, service and cooperation through the work of the Interfaith Council.


The Council is able to sustain the Chaplaincy Program and provide these minitries only because of the generous and regular support of people like you and congregations such as yours. These ministries are carried out on your behalf, and would not be possible without your support.

Contributions toward the work of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County may be sent by check or money order to 1543 Sunnyvale Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94597. Designations toward one of our programs, including the chaplaincy ministry of the Rev. Dr. Charles Tinsley, may be noted on the memo line.

The Interfaith Council is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.