Community Interfaith Coordination
Community Interfaith Coordination is within the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS)'s Countywide Service Integration, Planning and Management Division. The Community Interfaith Coordination promotes the well-being of Fairfax County children, youth , adults, families and communities by facilitating faith communities' (a) access to community resources; (b) coordination or partnership with other faith communities nonprofit organizations, and government agencies; and (c) capacity to develop community assets.
This countywide function works with individual houses of worship, religious denomination or association bodies, faith community groups, faith based organizations, interfaith steering committees and councils, nonprofit organization; county government agencies; and issue focused work groups.
Service is provided through electronic communications to Fairfax County houses of worship, one on one house of worship and government agency consultation, group consultation and training, interfaith committee support, interfaith clergy and faith leadership council support and joint county agency, nonprofit organization & faith community collaboration support.
Community Interfaith Coordination (CIC) is staffed by a Program Manager and an Administrative Assistant. The Program Manager's title is Community Interfaith Liaison.
Community Interfaith Coordination supports seven types of organizations.
- Individual houses of worship
- Judicatory bodies or associations of houses of worship
- Individual faith based community organizations
- Non Profit community based organizations
- Fairfax County Departments and business areas within departments
- Faith Communities in Action
- Fairfax Clergy and Leadership Council
Interfaith Coordination News and Events
(Note: Registration requires completion of two screens. Screen "1"- At the top, check the events for which you want to register. At the bottom, provide your contact information. Then click "Continue". Screen "2": Confirmation your registration information. If correct, click "Submit". If Not return to "Screen 1" to correct. You will receive an e-mail confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, please call 703-324-3453 .)
- May 8, 2013 Faith Communities in Action (FCIA) Netwok Meeting
Fairfax County Countywide Coordination