Who We Are
Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento, incorporated in 1911 as the Federation of Churches, serves the Sacramento, California, area by recognizing that the entire faith community can work together to foster greater understanding and respect among people of different faiths and to address human needs in the community.
To learn more about our history, click on About ICGS.
The mission of the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento is to promote respect for all faiths and religious human rights for all, to encourage faiths working together for better understanding and acceptance of all faiths and their people, to encourage a cohesive hand of all faiths in social services, to implement programs for the basic needs in the community, to help protect religious freedom as an element of human rights for all. For more on what we do to accomplish our mission, click on About ICGS.
Congregations and individuals from many faith traditions participate in the ICGS, including Christians, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Hindus, Unitarian-Universalists, Baha’is, and members of the Spiritual Life Center and the Church of Scientology. For more about our faith group members, click on Faith Groups.
Membership is made up of faith groups and congregations, individuals, and organizations that provide a periodic membership donation or contribution and that work together on our mission. To join the ICGS or to make a contribution, click on How You Can Help.