Calendar

All Year - 24/7

Mary's Peace Garden along the front and south-side of our building is available to the wide Utah community for prayer, reflection and gathering.  Picnic tables available.  The Inter-Faith Peace Pole is in Japanese, English and Spanish highlighting the prayer: "May peace be in our homes and communities."  To see more about the International Peace Pole movement: www.peacepoleproject.org

All Year - M/T/W/Th 8 am to 2:45 pm
Food Justice and Employment Appointments

Process:  First time: a one-time 2 pp food eligibility form is filled out with voluntary id.  A MOSAIC food card is given.  After receiving food, you can request free employment consultations and services with Dr. Leslie for Monday or Tuesdays from 8:30-3 pm!  She and the collective network place nearly 1000 people each year with hard situations!  There is hope!  And services are still available to you after being placed in employment as needed.

M/T/W - 8:00 am-2:45 pm  Troy's Pantry is open for food distribution.

MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries follows federal anti-discrimination guidelines for all its programs, and especially its food program, which can be found under "And Justice for All."  See: https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/cr/Justice-poster-gen...

Thursdays - Manna Market is open outside from 8:30-10:30 am and inside from 10:30-3 pm.  Also, free clothing and household goods are available on the picnic tables.

2019 CALENDAR

All courses are free and are held January 15-May 22, 2019 and September 10 - November 13, 2019 at MOSAIC (with the exception of the Saturday class and worship which is held at Timpanogas Women's Prison).

Marian Hunt, Lead ESL Instructor with Team Teachers (Sharon, Rev. Doriarj, Maria, Angie);
Rebecca Stone - ArtTeacher - Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30
Jose Bonilla, Lead Spanish & Guitar Instructor

Tuesdays:
English Language Learning 8:30 am to 12 (Noon)
Guitar 1-2 pm

Wednesdays:
English Language Learning  8:30 am to 12 (Noon)
Conversational Spanish 2-3 pm

Thursdays:
Manna Market 8:30 am to 10:45 am

4th Thursday of the Month @ MOSAIC -- Pastor Charles Hines, Disciples of Christ (DOC)
Teaches Course: Respect, Listening & Mediation from 11:30 am to 12:30 pmish
Bring Bag Lunch

Saturday
11 am to 4 pm - Transportation, Teaching and Preaching at St. Francis Church Timpanogas Women's Prison.

No registration for classes required.  Just come and enjoy learning with us on-site! - appointed day and time:
4392 South 900 East  Salt Lake City, Utah.

January 31-February 3, 2019     Grapevine, Texas  North Texas Annual Association of Lutheran Development Executives Conference (ALDE.org).
MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, formerly Lutheran Social Service of Utah, celebrates its 16th year as a member of an organization dedicated to ethics, professionalism and best practices in raising funds for vital public ministries.  MOSAIC celebrates and recognizes the excellence of the multi-decade leadership of Phyllis Casten Weiderhoff, CEO, ALDE, 2001-2019, who retires (2019).

January 31, 2019     Inter-Faith Prayer Breakfast to Celebrate beginning of February Inter-Faith Month
Mr. Khosrow Semnani, Keynote Speaker; MOSAIC Donor  7:45 am Breakfast begins

February - March     Inter-Faith Month(s) Activities     See: InterFaithRoundTable.org
           2019

March 20, 2019      BSA Girl & Boy Scout Dens begin at MOSAIC as a youth leadership program and alternative to gang involvement in surrounding neighborhoods.  Age 5 -18 welcome!  Vibrant group with field trips, activities and Camp Tracy campingfor 2018-2019 year; and on-going!  Contact: Leslie at 801-721-2641 for more information.

May 5, 2019            MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, celebrates its 24th Anniversary serving the Utah Community.

June 20, 2019  11 am   Faith Ministers and Leaders pray for peace and senior justice in immigration and refugee circles throughout the world in the 9th Annual World Refugee Day of Prayer. Food justice (Manna Market) food given free beginning at 8:15 am - and lamb starts to be roasted on spit for potluck.  After prayer program at 11 potluck to follow @ MOSAIC. Local Media very welcome.  Held each year on International World Refugee Day.  2019 Coordinator: Amber Thomas, University of Utah Gerontology Graduate.  Major Donors thanked at event, with media and online: American Express Community Development, LDS Charities and the Eccles Foundation.  Awards to Refugee Staff/Volunteer Leaders.

June-July 2019  Summertime - in partnership with the University of Utah:

Partners in the Park events in Rose Park in partnership with the University of Utah on Tuesday Evenings 5-9 pm (Includes set-up and take-down plus travel):

· June 11 - Jordan Park - 1060 S 900 W

· June 25 - Westpointe Park - 1920 W Colonel Rd (1120 N)

· July 09 - Sherwood Park - 1400 W 400 S

· July 16 - Riverside Park - 1490 W 600 N

· July 30 - Northwest Rec Center - 1255 W Clark Ave (300 N)

November 2, 2019 (Sat)  Forest of Support Fundraiser (2019)
MOSAIC hosts its 10th Annual Fundraiser at First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East, SLC, UT beginning at 2 pm.  Free raffle tickets given to all those arriving before 2:15 pm.  Silent Auction.  International Food and Music. 100% of the proceeds benefit diverse inter-faith ministries of MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries. Major Sponsors: America First Credit Union, American Express, Eccles Foundation, Heart & Soul Foundation, LDS Charities, First United Korean Methodist Church,  and Smiths Food & Drug Stores, Inc.

Winter/Holiday Essentials Give-A-Way   December 2-6, 2019

Monday          December 2, 2019
7:30 am until finished - Set-up Santa's Pics stage and organize for Holiday. Essentials distributions.  Holiday Open House.

Tuesday         December 3, 2019
7:30  am volunteers arrive.  8:00-finish give out numbers to 400 households; pics with Santa and one bag of gifts per family.

Wednesday     December 4, 2019
7:30 am volunteers arrive.  8:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300 households; $40 vouchers to each household sponsored by Deseret Industries and Crossroads Urban Centers.  Thank you LDS and Methodist Partners.

Thursday        December 5, 2019 , Thursday, December 12, 2019, Thursday, December 19, 2019
8:30 am volunteers arrive.  9:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300 households and provide one mega-food box per family.

 

2018 CALENDAR

All courses are free and are held January 9-May 23, 2018 and September 11, 2018 - November 14, 2018 at MOSAIC (with the exception of the Saturday class and worship which is held at Timpanogas Women's Prison).

Marian Hunt, Lead ESL Instructor with Team Teachers (Marva Bennett and Althea Paskett)
Jose Bonilla, Lead Spanish & Guitar Instructor

Mondays:
Art and Music PTSD Healing Group 1-2 pm
Taught by Multiple Artists
Call for Schedule (801-588-0139)
Sponsored in part by: American Express, Art Access, Eccles Foundation & MOSAIC

Tuesdays:
English Language Learning 8:30 am to 12 (Noon)

Wednesdays:
English Language Learning  8:30 am to 12 (Noon)
Conversational Spanish 2-3 pm

Thursdays:
Manna Market 8:30 am to 10:45 am

Saturday
11 am to 4 pm - Teach and Preach at St. Francis Church Timpanogas Women's Prison.

No registration for classes required.  Just come and enjoy learning with us on-site!:
4392 South 900 East  Salt Lake City, Utah.

February 1, 2018     Inter-Faith Prayer Breakfast to Celebrate beginning of February Inter-Faith Month    8 am

February 19, 2018    Monday  3-5 pm  Inter-Faith Fair  Agencies, Temples, Congregations, Temples
MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries a major participant at fair - more details to come!

February 28-March 3, 2018     Minneapolis,MN  Annual Association of Lutheran Development Executives Conference (ALDE.org).
MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, formerly Lutheran Social Service of Utah, celebrates its 15th year as a member of an organization dedicated to ethics, professionalism and best practices in raising funds for vital public ministries.

May 1, 2017   MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, celebrates its 22nd Anniversary serving the needs of Utahns.  Mr. Erasmo Rivera, Director of Manna Market, age 80, originally from Peru and USA citizen, celebrates 10 years at MOSAIC.

June 20, 2018  11 am with potluck to follow @ MOSAIC.  Faith Ministers and Leaders pray for peace and senior justice in immigration and refugee circles throughout the world in the 8th Annual World Refugee Day of Prayer.  Local Media very welcome.  Held each year on International World Refugee Day.  2018 Coordinator: Amber Thomas, University of Utah Gerontology Practicum Student.  Major Donors thanked at event, with media and online: American Express, LDS Philanthropies and the Eccles Foundation.

July 12, 2018  11:30 pm @ MOSAIC.  2nd Annual Volunteer BBQ, Mayor of Millcreek invited keynote, to celebrate volunteerism through MOSAIC to diverse people.  Awards in 2018 to seniors who have gone far and above, gifts, food, music, and short speeches to celebrate service in Utah through MOSAIC which serves 1 in 25 Utahns.  2018 Coordinator: Amber Thomas, University of Utah Gerontology Practicum Student.  Major Donors thanked at event, with media and online: American Express, LDS Philantropies and the Eccles Foundation.

June-July 2018  Summertime:

Partners in the Park events in Rose Park in partnership with the University of Utah on Tuesday Evenings 5-9 pm (Includes set-up and take-down plus travel):

· June 19 - Jordan Park - 1060 S 900 W

· June 26 - Westpointe Park - 1920 W Colonel Rd (1120 N)

· July 10 - Sherwood Park - 1400 W 400 S

· July 17 - Riverside Park - 1490 W 600 N

· July 31 - Northwest Rec Center - 1255 W Clark Ave (300 N)

October 20, 2018 (Sat)  Forest of Support Fundraiser (2018)
MOSAIC hosts its 9th Annual Fundraiser at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, SLC, UT beginning at 2 pm.  Free raffle tickets given to all those arriving before 2:15 pm.  Silent Auction.  International Food and Music. 100% of the proceeds benefit diverse inter-faith ministries of MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries. Major Sponsors: America First Credit Union, American Express, Eccles Foundation, Heart & Soul Foundation, LDS Charities, St. Mark's Episcopal Church,  and Smiths Food & Drug Stores, Inc.

November 1-7, 2018 --- World Parliament of Religions Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada and is titled: "The Promise of Inclusion & The Power of Love: Pursuing Global Understanding, Reconciliation & Change."  This international conference was most recently held in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2015 with the first ever women's pre-conference.  Save monies and plan ahead to attend!  For more breaking information on World Parliament of Religions see: ParliamentofReligions.org

Winter/Holiday Essentials Give-A-Way   December 3-7, 2018

Monday          December 3, 2018
7:30 am until finished - Set-up Santa's Pics stage and organize for Holiday. Essentials distributions.  Holiday Open House.

Tuesday         December 4, 2018
7:30  am volunteers arrive.  8:00-finish give out numbers to 400 households; pics with Santa and one bag of gifts per family.

Wednesday     December 5, 2018
7:30 am volunteers arrive.  8:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300 households; $40 vouchers to each household sponsored by Deseret Industries and Crossroads Urban Centers.  Thank you LDS and Methodist Partners.

Thursday        December 6, 2018
8:30 am volunteers arrive.  9:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300 households and provide one mega-food box per family.

Friday             December 7, 2018
1 pm to 6 pm  Annual Clean-Up and Carpet Cleaning.  Holiday Open House.

 

2017 Calendar

2017  Class Schedule

All courses are free and are held January 10-May 24, 2017 and September 13, 2017 - November 15, 2017
Note: Spring Break First Week in April - No Class (Agency Closed);

Marian Hunt, Lead ESL Instructor with Team Teachers (Marva, Althea)
Jose Bonilla
, Lead Spanish & Guitar Instructor

Tuesdays:
English Language Learning 8:30 am to 12 (Noon)

Wednesdays:
English Language Learning  8:30 am to 12 (Noon)
Conversational Spanish 2-3 pm

Thursdays:
Manna Market 8:30 am to 10:45 am
Guitar Class 3-4 pm

No registration for classes required.  Just come and enjoy learning with us on-site!:
4392 South 900 East  Salt Lake City, Utah.

January 1, 2017-May 2017 & September 1, 2017-December 31, 2017
Once a month, MOSAIC "staffers/ministers" attend an educational inter-faith luncheon as an official member of the Salt Lake Inter-Faith Round Table.  Interested? See: InterFaithRoundTable.org!

February 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
REFUGEE DAY OF INTER-FAITH PRAYER & Potluck  10 am to 12 pmish (Noonish)
@ MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries  4392 South 900 East  SLC, UT
An official event of the Salt Lake Inter-Faith Round Table

Open to all!  Bring Food to Share!

February 9, 2017 (Thursday)
Inter-Faith Service Project for Refugees of Many Faiths  Dress warm and come to distribute food in food boxes.  Physical? many refugees can use assistance taking food boxes to their bus stop or vehicle (within 30 feet).  Take time to have international conversations with refugees on your breaks or before food 'madness' begins!  8:30 am to 11 am.  Event held at MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries - 4392 South 900 East SLC, UT (parking adjacent in the Smith's shopping mall parking lot).  An official event of the Salt Lake Inter-Faith Round Table.

February 14-17, 2017     Norfolk, VA  Annual Association of Lutheran Development Executives Conference (ALDE.org).
MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, formerly Lutheran Social Service of Utah, celebrates its 14th year as a member of an organization dedicated to ethics, professionalism and best practices in raising funds for vital public ministries.

March 5, 2017 and On-going     Sunday at 1:30-3 pm, the first Franciscan oblate meeting for St. Francis Church is held to support prison ministry for women at the point of the mountain.  The oblate meetings are held at MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries: 4392 South 900 East  Millcreek (SLC), UT --- the 1rst Sunday of every month January to May and November to December; Except April when it is held the 3rd Sunday of the month given Spring Break.  From June to October, the Oblate meetings are held in the park at the MOSAIC table (Farmer's Market 900 South and 900 West Salt Lake City - arrive early to shop the Market!)  Pastor Chuck Hines is the ordained leader of St. Francis Church, the Franciscan oblate order, and its outreach.   Oblate means a person dedicated to God's service and in this context it refers to service to support people in prison and re-entering into community life.  Questions?  Contact Pastor Hines <hinescharles@yahoo.com>

May 1, 2017   MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIEScelebrates its 22nd Anniversary serving the needs of Utahns.  And on October 10, 2017Dr. Leslie Whited celebrates 20 years of ministry as CEO of MOSAIC serving with joy over 100,000 infants, children, women, men, seniors and elders each year!  First JustServe.org Garden, Sand & Painting Project begins May -June 15, 2017 sponsored by Smith's Food & Drug Stores, Inc.

JUNE 4, 2017-October 8, 2017, SUNDAYS, 10 am to 2 pm   MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries has an outreach table as part of the People's Market 900 South and 900 West Salt Lake City  Farmer's Market located in front of the International Peace Gardens.  Handmade items for sale by refugees, first generation and economic immigrants from around the world.  Free MOSAIC literature, including an exhaustive list of free health resources in the area, available at our table.  Multiple vendors and a lovely place to chat if you need assistance with anything or just want to connect or be!

JUNE 20 & 27, 2017; JULY 11 & 18; August 8, 2017 (Tuesdays) 6:00-8:00 pm  MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries Outreach at Partners in the Park as MOSAIC and part of Salt Lake County Mayor's Council on Diversity Affairs (Health):

MOSAIC also has an outreach table at Latina/o health market called Partners in the Park with Leslie and Jose representing

also the Salt Lake County Mayor's Council on Diversity table the last two dates (double duty) :

Tuesday, June 20, 2017   6-8 pm
Jordan Park
1060 S 900 W
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   6-8 pm
Sherwood Park
1400 W 400 S
Tuesday, July  11, 2017   6-8 pm
Poplar Grove Park
800 S  Emery St (1170 W)
Tuesday, July  18, 2017   6-8 pm
Riverside Park
1490 W 600 N
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6-8 pm
Constitution Park, Northwest Recreation Center
1255 W Clark Ave (300 N)
 

 

June 17; July 1 & 22 & September 2, 2017 (SATURDAYS) Pioneer Park DownTown Farmer's Market
MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries Outreach Table at the Downtown Farmers Market!  Come See Us for Free Literature on Services; Free Serenades; and Retail Branded Art & Health Items! Or just to Chat!

July 10, 2017-July 26, 2017    Summer School ESL Session Begins at MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries
Yoga (taught by Maysa Kergaye), Jewelry, Meditation, Tai Chi Movement and Healing Love Warrior (discussion led by Dr. Leslie) Classes Tuesday and Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 (Noon).  No registration just come as you are able!  Chair massage and facials available 9 am to 12 (Noon) Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  All offerings are free to the public.

November 4, 2017 (Sat)  Forest of Support Fundraiser:
MOSAIC hosts its 8th Annual Fundraiser at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, SLC, UT beginning at 2 pm.  Free raffle tickets given to all those arriving before 2:15 pm.  Silent Auction.  International Food and Music. 100% of the proceeds benefit diverse inter-faith ministries of MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries.  Keynote speaker: Dr. Mia McNulty,ELCA Lutheran, and founder of Nia Imani Heart Association, Los Angeles, California.  Major Sponsors: America First Credit Union, American Express, Eccles Foundation, Heart & Soul Foundation, LDS Charities, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Smith's Food & Drug, Inc.

Winter/Holiday Essentials Give-A-Way   December 4-8, 2017

Monday          December 4, 2017
7:30 am until finished - Set-up Santa's Pics stage and organize for Holiday. Essentials distributions.  Holiday/Winter Open House.

Tuesday         December 5, 2017
7:30  am volunteers arrive.  8:00-finish give out numbers to 300 households; pics with Santa and one bag of gifts per family.

Wednesday     December 6, 2017
7:30 am volunteers arrive.  8:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300+ households; $50 vouchers to each household sponsored by Deseret Industries and Crossroads Urban Centers.  Thank you LDS and Methodist Partners.

Thursday        December 7; December 14, and
                      December 21, 2017

9:00 am volunteers arrive.  9:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300+ households and provide one mega-food box per family.  Teddy bears given on the 21rst from Thumbelina Academy.

Friday             December 8, 2017
1 pm to 6 pm  Annual Clean-Up and Carpet Cleaning.  Holiday Open House.

Follow-up Winter-Give-A-Way - Last week in January 2018, refugee elders and single moms receive Walmart Gift Cards for Winter Essentials.  In January 2017, this outreach, largely to Muslim brothers and sisters, was sponsored by Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church.  Thank you!

FOR 2019        January to November 4th Thursdays

2019 Spiritual Principles Course for
MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries
Explores
Respect
Listening
Mediation

How do we stretch our practical and spiritual skills for greater peace on earth,
a “peace that passes human understanding?”

Taught by Pastor Charles Hines of St. Francis Church
4th Thursday of the Month

11:30 am to 12:30 pm ish Noonish
Welcome to Bring Your Own Brown Bag Lunch

Held at MOSAIC – 4392 So 900 E  Salt Lake City
Parking Adjacent in Smith’s Mall Complex Parking Lot

January to November 2019
Trauma-Informed Workshop