1415 Old Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30062


Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration--A Cobb County Tradition Since 2005

Join Us
 November 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm 

Did you hear the one about the rabbi, the priest and the imam?

You’re invited to an inspiring and uplifting community Thanksgiving celebration of music and reflection, with a healthy dose of humor.
This annual celebration brings together clergy, lay leaders and choirs from more than a dozen different religious beliefs to recognize what they have in common and celebrate our uniqueness.   
While we could tell you how positive it is, we create a Wall of Words, a giant poster, that people express their feelings, such as:

  • My favorite part of the year.  It’s always fun and inspirational.
  • When people of faith work together, anything is possible!
  • The best evening I’ve had in a long time.  Soooo inspirational and loving thoughts.
  • I’ve sung “Let There Be Peace on Earth” since I was a child but it never had the meaning for me as it did tonight! Let it begin with me!
  • Thank you for this beautiful gathering of people. Assalamu alaikum!
  • Cobb Co. is blessed with many paths…One God!

The History of the Ecumenical Celebration 

The first celebration was held in 2005 when Temple Kol Emeth's Rabbi Lebow, The Catholic Church of the Transfiguration's Monsignor Patrick Bishop and the Islamic Center of Marietta's Iman Amjad Taufique responded to localized religious strife.  The interest and support has grown each year, replacing strife with awareness, friendship and trust.  Cobb County awarded Temple Kol Emeth and many participating congregations with the 2010 Creating Community Award.

Every year we "pass the hat" to help those less fortunate.

2016 beneficiaries

•         Center for Family Resources

•         Families First

•         Family Promise of Cobb County Inc.

•         Food2Kids

•         Genesis Shelter

•         Helping Hand Foundation

•         Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS)

•         Jubilee Partners

•         MUST Ministries

•         United Military Care, Inc

Go to Twitter and Facebook and check out the hashtag #manyfaiths.
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Enjoy the Video Replay of Past Celebrations

2014 Reflection https://youtu.be/Qt5Q9-_uOE8

Ecumenical Celebrations Past