Interfaith Harmony Month begins in Charleston


CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Several events aimed to bring Charlestonians together and learn about different religions are set to begin the first week in January.

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and children from seven faith groups will read a proclamation on Tuesday morning to officially start Interfaith Harmony Month for its fourth year.

“Our goal has been inclusivity, understanding and getting deep into the nitty-gritty of the different faith traditions. But, also creating lighthearted and lovely events for people to gather, congregate and learn about the different faith traditions,” said Dena Fokas Moses, the President of the Charleston Interreligious Council.

Many of the events will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who led people during the Civil Rights Movement.

“It’s really important that this Interfaith Harmony Month is during the month that we also…

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