Interfaith - Interspiritual - Interconnected

A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy is a professional organization that serves as a home for Ordained Interfaith Ministers, and Allied partners. It empowers and supports their ministries throughout the world. We see Interfaith and Interspiritual ministers as positive contributors to the shift in consciousness and awareness globally.

Our members' ministries are in a wide range, from tailored ceremonies, including weddings, renewals, baby blessings, funerals and memorials, and worship services, to sacred activism, such as interfaith cooperative projects, to healing via diverse modalities, such as energy healing (includes Reiki), spiritual counseling, meditation and prayer.

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Soul Wisdom

By Rev. Wallis Pattisonn

Around twelve months ago I was the proud owner of a fabulous Home Decor and Garden Centre. I had not been in the shop long as I was nearing my first anniversary when I was approached by the owner of the premises and told I had 2 weeks to close down. I stood there in a state of disbelief and shock, trying to comprehend and take in what had just been said to me, was I hearing right? Close down ! Surely this was a joke.

The shop was my dream of many years and here I was being told to leave, I wanted to scream, but instead tears ran like the Hudson River, I was devastated to say the least. When all the recriminations, anger and blaming subsided I began to reflect on why this had occurred. What was the message in this for me, I knew without a... more

Faith and the Seedling Lesson

By Rev. Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Archibald MacLeish said “Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there…”   (“Sweet Land of Liberty,” Collier’s 8, Jul 55) 

I’m not sure we here in New England could say one way or the other what our springs are like.  Some years we have long, luscious springs and other years we have mud, mud and more mud, then suddenly, it is summer. On the other hand, there are the years when it’s mid-April and we still have a foot of snow in places!

I love this time of year – season of rebirth... more

Holy Ground

By Rev. Stephanie Rutt

Imagine just for a moment. Imagine people from many faith traditions walking together, not symbolically, but literally. This was the image that was seeded in my heart while listening to one of our members recalling her experience at the Parliament of World Religions last fall. At one point, she was listing suggestions the Parliament had recommended for action. One of those suggestions was to have a Peace Walk. Immediately, when I heard those two words, the seed was planted and I knew it was our communities’ responsibility to tend what it could be.  

Where to start? Upon reflection, I decided this seed should be nurtured by the very ones who would bring it to fruition – a collation of faith communities in our area. So, I reconvened our local... more