Midland Area Interfaith Friends was formed to discover ways in which members of various faith communities could come together and find areas which unite rather than divide us. It is the founders’ belief that familiarity with people of various faiths will help reduce fear and prejudice and foster greater harmony among all of us.
In December of 2015, a group was gathered for Bible study. As they discussed the changing climate in the country, a desire was expressed to find a way to reach out to all faiths in an effort to express inclusion and unity. Today, Midland Area Interfaith Friends is the culmination of that effort, building bigger tables.
Our MissionEmbracing Diversity
Our mission is to promote religious diversity, collaboration, unity and pluralism in the Midland area through human interaction and peace.
Bridging the Gap
Like the bee gathering honey from different flowers, the wise person accepts the essence of the different scriptures, and sees only the good in all religions. ~Gandhi
~Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
~John 3:17, 13:34
What Drives Us
We aim to nurture a rich diversity within the multiple faiths in our area, by interacting with each other, providing education and connecting through our service projects, all in which benefits our surrounding community.
A project created by the Midland Area Interfaith Friends is the Midland County Foster Closet, which provide foster families immediately with
the necessities for their foster child, making the transition easier for the whole family.
Kick Off Picnic - September 22, 2019
4:00-6:00pm Chapel Lane Presbytarian Church, 5501 Jefferson Ave, Midland, MI 48640. Meeting is potluck*, please bring a dish to pass. Be prepared to play games, have fun, and get to know each other better! *Please include a list of all ingredients for the potluck dish you bring to the meeting. Please no pork or alcohol products.