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INTERFAITH AND ECUMENICAL COUNCILS - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Interfaith Councils of Orange County

Central Orange County  (714) 544-3141  
Garden Grove-Stanton-Westminster (714) 890-5203 
Greater Huntington Beach (714) 846-3359 Newport-Mesa-Irvine (949) 660-8665 
 South Orange County  (949) 452-3746 Interfaith Peace Ministry (714) 771-2901
Placentia-Yorba Linda   (562) 593-6821  
   

The following list of interfaith groups are current as of October 2002

Inter Religious Council of San Diego
The IRC seeks to build bridges by sharing information and experiences with many faiths.  We presently represent the Baha'i, Christian, Islam, Buddhist, Jewish, and Hindu Faiths in the Greater San Diego Area.
 
President Sept. 2003-2004  Kathy Marler 
3196 Crystal Court
Escondido, CA 92025
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Orange County Christians and Muslims for Peace (women's group open to
all faiths)

Susan Munsell, co-chair phone 949/548-9248
Naziha Wareh, co-chair phone 908/898-8472
 

FAITH--Faith and Institutions Together for Health
(Interfaith and Prevention Agency Coalition)
Lourdes Gutierrez, Health Educator, Chair
1829 E. Dyer
Santa Ana, CA
phone 949/757-1096
 

Walking Together (Religious Diversity Appreciation, esp. Abrahamic
faiths)
Charlie Niederman, chair
Temple Beth David, Westminster
714/892-6623
 

Los Angeles County

 

City of Angels – URI (United Religions Initiative) - LA

Steve Fitzgerald

West Hollywood, CA 90046-3516

323-512-2606

stevefitz@attbi.net

 

CLUE – Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice

Los Angeles, CA 90013

213-481-3740

213-481-3741fax

info@cluela.org

 

Conejo Valley Ministerial Association (Interfaith)

Larry Brown

Simi Valley, CA 93065

818-716-8999

lmb3065@pacnet.net

 

 

Council of National Religious AIDS Networks

Rabbi Marc Blumenthal

UAHC/CCAR AIDS Committee

1353 North Martel Avenue, #213

Los Angeles, CA 90046

323-876-8283

323-655-6783

marcblumen@aol.com

 

Culver City Interfaith Council

Doris Davis

Culver City, CA 90230

310-838-4761

 

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Margaret Lindgren

Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 837-1313

 

Interfaith Communities United for Peace and Justice

Rev. George Regas

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 683-9400

regas@pacbell.net

The Interfaith Council of Antelope Valley

Rev. Al Johnson

Palmdale, CA 93550

805-273-3341

Interfaith Council of the United Nations

Norma Foster

Los Angeles, CA  90019

323-938-8410

 

Interfaith Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clergy Association of Greater Los Angeles

Rev. Dan Smith, Pastor

West Hollywood Presbyterian Church

(323) 874-6646

wehopres@att.net

 

Inter-religious Council of Southern California

Father Alexei Smith

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

3424 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90010-2241

213-637-7556

[staffed by Los Angeles County NCCJ for 30 years (National Conference for Community and Justice)] [Lucky Altman, 213-250-8787]

 

Mid-Wilshire Parish Council

Rev. Rebecca Ver Straten-McSparren

First Congregational Church of LA

Los Angeles, CA  90020-1298

213-385-1341 x209


 

 

Mobilization for the Human Family

Richard Bunce

Claremont, CA 91711

909-625-8722

mobilize@tstonramp.com

 

San Gabriel Valley Interfaith Council

Rev. Jeff Utter

Pasadena, CA 91107

310-348-7600x3134; 626-794-1839

 

Parliament for the World’s Religions – So. CA Regional

Rev. Jeff Utter

Pasadena, CA 91107

310-348-7600x3134; 626-794-1839

Inland Valley Council of Churches
1753 N. Park Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
 
Executive Director:  Wytske G. Visser
 
Phone:  (909) 622-3806
 
Website:  www.ivcouncilofchurches.org
 
Email:  toivcc@verizon.net
 

South Coast Ecumenical Council

Rev. Ginny Wagener

Long Beach, CA  90806-1234

562-595-0268

revgw@aol.com

 

Southern California Ecumenical Council

Rev. Albert G. Cohen

Pasadena, CA 91101-2086

626-578-6371

scec1@earthlink.net

 

Unity and Diversity World Council

Rev. Leland Stewart

Los Angeles, CA  90066-6915

310-577-3087

udcworld@gte.net

 

University Religious Conference

Los Angeles, CA 90024

310-208-5055

 

Valley Interfaith Council

Rev. Barry Smedberg

Chatsworth, CA  91311

818-718-6460X3011

 

Westside Interfaith Council

Rev. Janet Bregar

PO Box 1402

Santa Monica, CA  90406

310-394-1518

 

Orange County

 

Alliance for Spiritual Community

Kay Lindahl

PO Box 6071

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-6071

949-661-3087

TheASC949@aol.com

www.asc-spiritualcommunity.org

Central Orange County Interfaith Council

The Rev. Reese Riley

Tustin, CA 92780-2855

714-544-3141

reese@st.pauls.org

 

Cypress Interfaith Council

Steve St. Clair

Cypress, CA 90630

714-372-6280

sstclair@mmsa.com

 

Fullerton Interfaith Ministerial Association

Pastor Jon West

714-871-7072

 

Garden Grove Interfaith Council

Rev. Kusala

IBMC

Los Angeles, CA 90006

213-384-1290

kusala@kusala.org

 

Ann Nguyen, Vice President

Garden Grove, CA  92841

714-890-5203

nguyennt@juno.com

 

Huntington Beach Interfaith Council

Father Bruce Patterson

St. Bonaventure Catholic Church

714-846-3359

frbrucepastor@stbonaventure.org

 

Interfaith Coalition for Environmental Issues

Brian Christoffersen, Vice-Chair (Co-Founder)

714-637-9448

bchrist@earthlink.net

 

Interfaith Coalition of Greater Santa Margarita

 

 

 

 

Interfaith Peace Ministry

Joyce Georgieff

Orange, CA 92668

714-541-4034

jgergieff@earthlink.net

 

Laguna Beach Interfaith Council

Maggie Cook

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

949-497-7294

maggiebcook@cox.net

 

Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith

Jim deBoom, Exec. Dir.

Newport Beach, CA  92660

949-660-8665

nmiinterfaith@aol.com

 

Rev. Don Oliver

Chaplain, Hoag Hospital

949-760-2358

doliverogs@aol.com

 

Orange County Interfaith Coaltion for Social Justice

Rev. Bil Aulenbach (at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church)

PO Box 33

Dana Point, CA  92629

949-240-2933

anapila@cs.com

 

Orange County Interfaith Coalition for the Environment

Margaret Henke

10951 Coventry Place

Santa Ana, CA 92705

714-731-6775

henkema@aol.com

 

Orange County NCCJ (National Conference for Community and Justice)

Bill Shane, Executive Director

3961 Mac Arthur Blvd., #101

Newport Beach, CA  92660

949-442-2814

orange@nccj.org

 

David Kinnear, President

Toshiba America Electronics Components

Irvine, CA 92618-1811   949-455-2179

Dave.kinnear@taec.toshiba.com

 

 

 

Religious Diversity Faire

Kay Lindahl

PO Box 6804

Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-6804

949-661-3087

RelDFaire@aol.com

www.religiousdiversityfaire.org

 

SARAH

Sande Hart

South Orange County and the world

sandehart@cox.net

www.sarah4hope.org

 

South Orange County Interfaith Council

Chaplain Sheryl Faulk

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

sfaulk@memorialcare.org

 

United Religions Initiative, Orange County

Kay Lindahl

Kaylind@aol.com

 

Vietnamese Interfaith Council

C.T.S. Nguyen Thi Trac

 (714) 890-1772

 

 

Riverside County

 

Riverside Interfaith Fellowship

Rev. Chris Nettles

First Christian Church

Riverside, CA

909-686-0646

 

Menifee Valley Interfaith Association

Rev. Hal A. Lingerman

Sun City, CA 92586-2221

909-679-1149

uccsc.myexcel.com

 

Mid-Valley Interfaith Council

Father Ned Reidy

Palm Desert, CA 92260

760-346-4703

nedr@prodigy.net

 

Palm Springs Ministerial Association

 

Indio Coachella Ministerial Association

 

Peace Prayer CC, URI

Faye Loomis

Hemet, CA

Floomis@lasercom.net

 

San Bernardino County

 

 

San Diego County

 

Caring for Creation

Peter Moore-Koclacs

San Diego, CA  92119

619-461-0165

fax: 619-465-7836

PeterEco@aol.com

 

North County Interfaith Council

Jerry Nava

Escondido, CA 92025-1643

760-747-1553

 

San Diego Ecumenical Conference

Rev. Glenn Allison

PO Box 3628

San Diego, CA  92163

619-238-0649

gallison@utm.net

 

 

Ventura County

 

Santa Barbara County

 Faith Initiative of Santa Barbara

Rev. Richard Ramos

Isla Vista, CA 93117

805- 685-8828

rrr5@verizon.net

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