New City; New Lives Impacted

New City; New Lives Impacted

This post is written by our awesome Intern, Cliff. He helps with our events, builds new connections with Muslims and Christians interested in peace-building, does research projects, and so much more. He rocks! Interested in interning with us as well? Email us: info@MissUnderstanding.co ****** Thank you to all those who came out to Pasadena this past[…]

Journeying in Friendship Together: March Re-cap

Journeying in Friendship Together: March Re-cap

What a month! March caught us up in a whirlwind of peace-building opportunities beginning with our “2 Faiths 1 Friendship” Mixer on the 6th, followed by a talk at an evangelical Christian school a few days after that, and capped off by our fifth Training 101 course last Saturday. About 150 Muslim and Christian friends attended[…]

Sharing Christmas traditions with Muslim friends

Sharing Christmas traditions with Muslim friends

There were moments in December that shook our respective communities to the core — between the San Bernardino attacks, outrageous remarks by public figures, and a pushback in accepting international refugees, local Muslims and Christians were left wondering how to eclipse all of the hate with an outpouring of love. Enter the “2 Faiths 1 Friendship” Christmas dinners![…]

“It Takes a Village” – all ages take steps to become Change Agents

“It Takes a Village” – all ages take steps to become Change Agents

“Are you nervous? Because I’m nervous!” The crowd giggled — yes, nervously — at Pastor Abraham’s pointed honesty at the third “2 Faiths 1 Friendship” Mixer last Saturday afternoon. Since the theme of the afternoon was self-awareness, Pastor Abraham appropriately honed in on the emotions in the room of over 100 Muslims and Christians gathered together in[…]

Friendship Mixer #2 Recap

Friendship Mixer #2 Recap

About 100 Muslims and Christians joined together last Wednesday to enjoy an evening dedicated to peacemaking, dialogue, and understanding. We would like to thank our speakers, Dr. Kholaki, Jeremy Courtney from Preemptive Love Coalition, and Ahmed and Gregg for inspiring us with their words and work. We would also like to thank our Muslim and[…]

“Two Faiths, One Friendship” Mixer re-cap

“Two Faiths, One Friendship” Mixer re-cap

We would like to thank all those who came out in support of our first “Two Faiths, One Friendship” mixer on Feb. 22! We were honored to see so many smiling faces. The positive energy in the room was exhilarating! Despite heavy rain and traffic, over 100 Muslims and Christians gathered at a community center to[…]

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