Grassroots efforts continue: 8-month update!

Grassroots efforts continue: 8-month update!

Time flies and the world around us is changing fast. Both the challenges that we face and the opportunities that come our way continue to increase. The following is a quick recap of what has happened in the last 8 months. Our last post on this website was in September 2016. Since then, Sondos started[…]

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[…]

You can make a great difference!

You can make a great difference!

Do you feel a yearning for Muslim-Christian peace-building and would like to see our work continue? We’re looking to raise $2,500 to support our efforts in the year to come. This way, we can keep our events free for those who attend. Here is a breakdown of how the funds will be used: * 4 big Friendship[…]

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![…]

Taking a stand for dignity

Taking a stand for dignity

What do you get when you put Muslim women, Christian women, and 31 days of dresses together? You get a group of fashionable ladies who are deeply committed to seeing justice served, dignity restored, and oppression eradicated in the world!     We are a group of Muslim and Christian women participating in Dressember, a[…]

“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[…]

Help us Help you

Help us Help you

Just in the last two months: A young Christian woman attended one of our Mixers and loved it so much that she got her church and a local mosque together to start their own. Twelve Muslim men and women, also inspired by our Mixers, hosted over 70 Christians in their homes during Ramadan to show love for their[…]

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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