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. During the Pandemic you can receive food twice a week. After receiving food, you can request free employment consultations and services with Dr. Leslie on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 8:30-3 pm! She, and the MOSAIC collective network, place over 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 am-3 pm. Also, free clothing and household goods are available on the picnic tables.
All courses held at MOSAIC are free and are held January 11-May 26, 2021 and September 14 - November 17, 2021.
Michael Brown, Principal
Teachers: Dr. Anisa and Becky Cushing
Becky Cushing -- Health Instructor
Jose Bonilla -- Spanish Instructor
Rev. Dr. Leslie Whited -- Relations & Reconciliation Instructor
Tuesdays and Wednesdays:
English Language Learning 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Conversational Spanish 1-2 pm
Manna Market 8:30 am to 10:45 am
11 am to 4 pm - Transportation, Teaching and Preaching at St. Francis Christian Church Women's Prison.
Note: All week day events are at 4392 South 900 East Salt Lake City, Utah unless otherwise noted. Free parking in adjacent Smith's Mall Parking Complex.
February 22-25, 2022 IGNITE! Milwaukee, WI 2021 Conference Postponed
MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, formerly Lutheran Social Service of Utah, celebrates its 19th 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 retired in 2019.
February 4, 2021 Inter-Faith Prayer Event to Celebrate beginning of February Inter-Faith Month
7:45 am Breakfast begins at the Marriott (U of U Campus)
February - March Inter-Faith Month(s) Activities See: InterFaithRoundTable.org
2021 Held Virtually -- See Events On-Line @ Website
March 20, 2020 MOSAIC Youth Group celebrates its second year at MOSAIC. Youth leadership program and alternative to gang involvement in city neighborhoods. Age 7 -18 welcome! Vibrant group with field trips, education, camping and activities. Contact: Dr. Leslie at 801-721-2641 or Staff at 801-588-0139 for more information.
April 22, 2021 Rev Dr Leslie Whited, with her colleague Rabbi Alan Bachman, represented the Salt Lake Inter-Faith Round Table in an International Prayer at the Universal Peace Federation’s Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World sponsored by the Inter-Religious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD). See:https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=264704192054612&ref=watch_permalink
April 21-25, 2021 Spiritual Director's International (SDI) International Conference (Virtual):
Renaissance (Rebirth) - Inter-Religious & Community-Wide Conference MOSAIC has been a member for 10 years and will be attending this Conference as one of two participants from Utah.
May 5, 2021 MOSAIC INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES, celebrates its 25+ (26th) Anniversary serving the Utah Community with three quality programs: in-home senior assistance; economic immigrant and refugee integration services; and basics to employment for all.
May 18-20, 2021 National Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster Conference (NVOAD) MOSAIC has been a member of Utah VOAD for over two decades and will be attending the national virtual conference this year. MOSAIC was one of a few agencies which remained open during two earthquakes (the building literally shook even during after shocks!), one windstorm and has/is open throughout the Pandemic. Health kits have been possible due to its collaborative partners with UVOAD; and its sponsors listed on the 11th-12th Fundraiser tab on this website.
June-July 2021 Summertime - in partnership with the University of Utah:
Partners in the Park event, usually five to six evenings in the Rose Park neighborhood parks will be one event given the Pandemic.
· June 14 - Community Parade, 6:30 p.m. TBD
· June 15 - Drive thru event at Glendale-Mountain View CLC, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
· July 12 - Community Parade, 6:30 p.m. (Staging for participants will begin earlier)
· July 13 - Drive thru event at Northwest Middle School, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
· August 10 - In person event at Jordan Park, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Set-Up at 5:30 pm)
1060 South 900 West Salt Lake City
Questions - Contact: Jewel Morgan, University of Utah Neighborhood Partners Program, Ph: 801-972-3596,
October 17-18, 2021 Opening Our Hearts to the World: Compassion in Action
World Parliament of Religions Virtual Conference
MOSAIC has been a member organization in the World Parliament of Religions Directory since 2015 when the Conference was hosted in Salt Lake City. MOSAIC will be attending this inter-religious Conference on-line and encourages people to register before May 31 for a low rate: https://parliamentofreligions.org/webform/2021-parliament-worlds-religio...
Students can register anytime for just $10.00!
December 2021 MOSAIC hosts its 12th Virtual Annual Fundraiser with a Silent Auction. To order your Silent Auction Basket Call or Text, Dr. Leslie at: 801-721-2641.
Winter/Holiday Essentials Give-A-Way November 29-December 2, 2021
Monday November 29, 2021
7:30 am until finished - Set-up Santa's Pics stage and organize for Holiday. Essentials distributions. Holiday Open House.
Tuesday November 30, 2021
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 1, 2021
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 2, 2021, Thursday, December 9, 2021, Thursday, December 16, 2021
8:30 am volunteers arrive. 9:00 am-finish give out numbers to 300 households and provide one mega-food box per family.
Held at MOSAIC - 12 (Noon) - 1:15 pm Mondays - 4392 So 900 E Salt Lake City
Parking Adjacent in Smith’s Mall Complex Parking Lot
January to October 2021
MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries
No Assumptions or Judgements
How do we live into a world where everyone can be who they are created to be?and where everyone can tell us who they are? and we hear in appreciation and value?
Rev. Dr. Leslie Whited, MOSAIC, Group Leader
Based on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Beloved Community;
Tell Me Who You Are by Winona Guo & Priya Vulchi;
Truth & Action Reconciliation Newsletters by Disciples of Christ Central Rocky Mtn Region
Civil Rights Education