Columbus (GA) Interfaith Group to Build Habitat for Humanity House

June 8, 2002

Source: The Columbus Ledger-Inquirer

On June 8, 2002 the reported "Faiths gather over dinner: Religious groups raising money for Habitat project." The article described an interfaith discussion group of Muslims, Christians, and Jews created after September 11. "The goal was simply to become more knowledgeable about one another's faith. ... Now, the three faith communities are planning to build a Habitat for Humanity house together in the fall, and will kick off their effort with an international dinner Sunday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. 'We don't have a set theme but the idea is, as we watched our buildings fall down, our ability to build things is stronger,' said the Rev. Doug Hahn of St. Thomas." The article continued, "An interfaith 12-member steering committee is planning the Habitat home. And, the discussion group will continue even after the Habitat project is completed."