Interfaith @ UTM

Interfaith at UTM

Interfaith @ UTM

Interfaith programming provides religious and spiritual support and care for the students, staff, and faculty of the University of Toronto Mississauga. It offers and supports events and programs on diverse topics that support the faith development of the campus community, provides religious and spiritual counselling, and facilitates prayer and meditation groups, learning circles, and religious and spiritual education. It serves as a resource for the Centre for Student Engagement, and as a liaison between the campus community (e.g. faith-based student groups) and Faith Groups in the Peel Region. 

What Programming Do We Offer?

There are a number of initiatives taking place at the University of Toronto Mississauga to support faith and spirit based activities, programs and events. Some of them include:

Initiative Date

Description

Interfaith Digital Signs On-going

The Interfaith digital signs appear throughout campus and include information about current interfaith related initiatives running on campus. Some of the information on the digital signs includes:

  • Calendar of events
  • Calendar of religious/faith-based holidays
  • List and contact information of each Campus Faith Leader
  • A feature of all the campus prayer spaces
  • Opportunities to provide facts about upcoming events and religious traditions in an effort to educate the community
Interfaith Dinner September 26, 2019

The interfaith dinner is an opportunity to bring together the campus faith leaders, the faith and spirit based groups, and some University of Toronto Mississauga staff for a time of fellowship. The dinner also provides attendees with an opportunity to discuss ways we can support our students, regardless of their faith or religious associations.

UTM Faith Week November 11-November 14, 2019

UTM Faith Week includes a number of different activities and initiatives to create more dialogue about faith and faith-based groups on campus. Some of the scheduled activities included are:

  • Faith Fair
  • Hip Hop Cafe: Hip Hop, Faith, & Spirituality
  • Lead-up activities for the International Day For Tolerance
Campus Faith Leader Association Meetings On-going The Campus Faith Leader Association meets several times a year.