INTERFAITH YOUTH HOUSTON

Program Overview:

 

In 2018, JPB launched Interfaith Youth Houston (IYH) in Houston, TX as a way to engage local American Jewish, Christian, and Muslim teens with impactful interfaith and leadership programming during the school year.

IYH models itself on being an interfaith youth group that focuses on leadership development, interfaith understanding, and community service through monthly meetings and workshops held across the city. Teens enjoy visits to local faith communities such as Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism, ILM Academy, and the El Farouq Mosque, and volunteer with non-profit organizations such as the Houston Food Bank, Interfaith Ministries, College Park Cemetary, and The Beacon.

 

Throughout the program, youth have the opportunity to make new friends, learn about the three Abrahamic faiths, and participate in leadership training and service-projects. The program is free and all youth ages 13-18 are welcome to participate!

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2022-2023 School Year Dates and Events:

  • October 30 - Beacon Day

  • December 4 - Refugees Welcome

  • January 8 - Mitzvah Day

  • February 26 - Cemetery Clean Up

  • March 26 - Ramadan Iftar

  • April 30 - Interfaith Ministries

IYH Welcome Refugees: Registration 

COMING SOON

Click here for the IYH Refugees Welcome Flyer

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