We have an exciting line up of programs for high school students in the coming months! See below to register for opportunities through February. More events will be added through May in the coming months.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Join an interfaith group of peers for a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Details for this program will be announced in the coming weeks.
Gateway to Religious Communities at Bryn Athyn Cathedral
Learn about the Swedenborgian tradition through visiting the Bryn Athyn Cathedral. Meet with leadership of the Church, experience a Sunday morning service, and join a Q&A.
Sunday, January 22nd, 10:30am-12:30pm
African American Museum of Philadelphia Visit
Join us as we kick off Black History Month with a guided tour of Philadelphia's African American Museum, including a Q&A.
Sunday, January 29th, 3:30-4:45pm
My Identity, and the World Beyond Me
Research shows that diversity increases creativity. Delve into your identity, articulating your beliefs and values, alongside diverse peers through a creative workshop.
Sunday, February 12th, 3:00-4:30pm
Encountering the Baha'i Faith
Visit the Baha'i Center in Philadelphia and learn about the Baha'i faith - their practices and their commitment to social justice during this season.
Sunday, February 26th, 3:00-4:30pm
Pillars of Interfaith Philadelphia's Youth Programs
We provide a safe environment for youth of diverse faith traditions to come together, break down stereotypes, share their distinctive practices and beliefs, and learn common values.
From sharing ritual objects to touring faith communities to question and answer sessions with religious leaders, youth learn about other religions while strengthening their own religious identities.
The program aims to strengthen communities on individual, congregational, and regional levels.
It strives to highlight key elements of healthy development for youth, such as: feeling empowered, being valuable resources for the community, forming supportive relationships with peers and adult mentors, and building positive identities.
A critical and constant component of the program is helping youth develop tools for integrating their experiences and expressing what those experiences mean for them as young people of faith engaged in their communities. Creative reflection takes on many forms including poetry, journaling, and collage.
We work with social service organizations which address a social justice issue or community problem. Through service-learning at the particular site, participants put their interfaith values into action.
Interfaith Philadelphia's youth programs integrate meaningful service with focused learning and engagement with constituents so youth can examine the complexity of societal ills.