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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Faith Leaders Attend Interfaith Event at Gaithersburg Mosque

Montgomery County Councilmembers,┬áCounty Executive Marc Elrich, and faith leaders showed support for the Muslim community Sunday by attending an interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg. According to Councilmember Evan Glass, over “two dozen religious institutions” came to this interfaith event to show support for the Muslim community, days after the attack […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

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July 4, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

MCPS Promotes Religious Literacy Through Pilot Program for Teachers (VIDEO & PHOTO)

When 37 Montgomery County Public School teachers return to their classrooms they will know much more about the religious beliefs and practices of people in our communities. They are taking part in a pilot program designed to promote religious literacy. Walter Johnson High School teacher Christopher Murray organized the five-day program with Steven Adleberg, the […]

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June 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Teachers Learn Religious Literacy at Local Faith Centers (PHOTO)

When 37 Montgomery County Public School teachers return to their classrooms they will know much more about the religious beliefs and practices of people in our communities. They are taking part in a pilot program designed to promote religious literacy. Walter Johnson High School teacher Christopher Murray organized the five-day program with Steven Adleberg, the […]

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