The Calgary Interfaith Council presents representatives of our faith traditions who are available to share their religion’s beliefs and practices with your organization.  Please contact them directly to arrange for a speaking or teaching engagement.

These speakers and their views and presentation content are included based upon their embrace of the CIC’s vision statement and of values and are not necessarily endorsed by CIC

Andersen, Rev. Ryan

Religious Affiliation:   Lutheran / Christian
Areas of Specialization: Justice, Christian Spirituality, Interfaith Collaboration & Dialogue
Availability: 
Flexible
Fee: Depends on Program

Anderson, Chris

Religious Affiliation:  Baha’s Faith
Areas of Specialization: UN, Unity in Diversity, Development, Human Rights, Youth Employment, Community Building
Availability: 
Day or Evening
Fee: none

Ashraf, Malik

Religious Affiliation:  Calgary Islamic
Areas of Specialization: Islam, Love of God, Immigration or any Current Issue
Availability: 
Monday-Thursday evenings and weekends, after 4:00pm
Fee: none

Corber, Rabbi Joshua

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish
Areas of Specialization: Jewish History, Law, Customs, Holidays, Philosophy, Kabbalah, Meditation, Mysticism, Hebrew Bible, Community Organizing, Social Justice, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 
Availability: 
Monday-Thursday evenings and weekends, after 4:00pm
Fee: none
Availability:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, morning and afternoon
Fee: Depends on Program

Faulk, Rev. Debra

Religious Affiliation:  Unitarian Universalist
Areas of Specialization:
Availability: 
Any
Fee: Depends on Program

Greenwood-Lee, Anna

Religious Affiliation:  Anglican
Areas of Specialization:
Re-imagining Corporate & Individual Spirituality in the 21st Century
Availability: 
Depends
Fee:  Depends on Program

James, Rev. Dr. Danielle Ayana

Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Areas of Specialization:
Intercultural, Spirituality, Social Action
Availability: 
Any
Fee: Depends on Program

Jayne, Cantor Russell

Religious Affiliation:  Conservative Judaism
Areas of Specialization:
Jewish Music, Liturgy and Ritual
Availability:
All except for Mondays and Saturdays, 9:00am – 2:00pm most days, timing can be flexible
Fee: None

Madden, Sensei Ken

Religious Affiliation:  Buddhist (Jodo Shinshu – Japanese Lineage)
Areas of Specialization:
Buddhist Doctrine & Practices, Meditation, Understanding of Theology, Buddhism in Everyday Life
Availability:
Weekend afternoons and weekday evenings
Fee: Depends on Program, usually free

Martens, Rev. Adrian

Religious Affiliation:  Roman Catholic
Areas of Specialization:
Christianity, Catholicism, Dialogue
Availability:
   Anytime
Fee: None

Osadchey, Rabbi Shaul

Religious Affiliation:  Conservative Judaism
Areas of Specialization:
Interfaith Dialogue, Social Justice, Israel and her Neighbours, Physical and Spiritual Fitness, Judaism – general or specific areas
Availability:
Tuesday through Thursday evenings, Tuesday through Friday daytime, Sundays
Fee: No

Shapiro, Judy

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish
Areas of Specialization:
Racism, Antisemitism, Israel, Holocaust Education, Judaism
Availability:
All except Saturday
Fee: None

Spackman, Larry

Religious Affiliation:  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Areas of Specialization:
Any Subject Related to the Church or the Subject of Religious Freedom
Availability:
Anytime
Fee: No

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