Resources in Interfaith

Communities of Reconciliation

Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document provides information about potential interfaith small group activities to encourage and facilitate understanding, friendship, peace and reconciliation.

Interreligious Worship and Celebration

Written by Christine J. Hong, this article provides important information to assist in planning a fruitful interreligious worship service, celebration or gathering.

Book of Common Worship “Gatherings in Conflict or Crisis”

This is a draft of materials prepared for the interreligious events section of the forthcoming edition of the Book of Common Worship (WJKP, 2018). The suggestions are offered to assist in planning an interreligious or community gathering in a time of conflict or crisis. These ideas might also be adapted for ecumenical services.

Praying for Neighbors of Other Faiths and Traditions

The practice of prayer for persons of other faiths in the context of Christian worship is appropriate on any Lord’s Day, particularly at the time of an important day or season for another religious community. Such intercessions may lead to greater interfaith understanding and cooperation. Use the suggestions within this document as a model for… Read more »

Living and Working Together

Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document offers insight on how Muslims understand Christianity and Christians. It also provides interfaith guidelines for dialogue. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.

Variety Within Contemporary Islam

Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document explains there are cultural and theological variations among Muslim populations. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.

Islamic Beliefs and Practices

Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document explains the basic tenets of Islam, including God (Allah), Angels and the Five Pillars of Practice. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.

How to use the Christian-Muslim Relations toolkit

If you’ve come upon this toolkit, you (or your congregation) are probably on a journey of learning. Our prayer for you is that you will find stories of inspiration and practical resources that will help you along the journey. May your path lead you to learn more about Islam, go deeper in your Christian faith… Read more »