Community Interfaith Organizations

Commission on Jewish Christian Relations: Created to build bridges and build better relations between the two communities. Meets on the first Monday of each month at noon at the Jewish Community Federation, 441 East Ave. For more information, please email: Karen Elam or Dr. Susan Nowak

Commission on Christian Muslim Relations (CCMR): Representatives of the two communities meet on the first Wednesday of every month at noon at the Islamic Center of Rochester, 727 Westfall Road, Brighton. If you are interested, please read the following document, or email Rev. Melissa Derosia or Tabassam Javed

Commission for Jewish Muslim Understanding (CJMU): Designed in 2003 to create mutual understanding and appreciation between the Jewish and Muslim communities of the greater Rochester area. The Commission meets once a month. To learn more about the commission, read the Statement of Purpose or contact Karen Elam.

Muslim Catholic Alliance (MCA): Created in 2003 as a partnership between the Roman Catholic Diocese and the Council of Masajid of Rochester to promote mutual understanding, dialogue, and cooperation between the Catholic and Muslim communities of the greater Rochester area. For more information, read the Agreement of Understanding and Cooperation or contact Bernard Grizard.

Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society: Roc ACTS is an interfaith group bringing together urban and suburban congregations from the Rochester area with the goal to bring about systematic change in the greater Rochester area. For more information contact Rev. Marilyn Cunningham