SUFI Universal Fraternal Institute has been blessed to work in collaboration with our extended community of Institutes and Schools that focus on spirituality, health and education for all ages. Following is a list of links with some information that are highlighted here for the benefit of our students.
The Orenda Healing International
OHI promotes individual and communal health and well-being through innovative and applicable research in a broad range of fields, with particular emphasis on alternative healing practices. OHI supports community projects such as: YouthSpace Computer Technology Training; Permaculture Gardening; 3-R School Project for the very young and young adults. They publish a Journal entitled Four Winds Journal. Their Board of Directors are: Valentine McKay Riddell, PhD., MACP-President and Founder; Lewis Riddell-Secretary and Treasurer; Lumina Greenway; Katrina Rahn, MLIS; and Michelle Gilbert, CA, CMAIA.
Creation Spirituality Communities
CSC includes people from all sacred traditions, cultures, races, sexual identities, and ages-those who are seeking a deep spiritual connection to one’s self, one another, the Universe and the Divine Mystery that inhabits it all. CSC provides ways to connect with others through communities, activities and social networking. CSC is a community that honors all creation as blessing and the evolving cosmos as revelation of divine wisdom. Their Board of Directors are: Mel Bricker, MST, MA, DMin-Founding Board Member; Susan Coppage Evans, MA, DMin-Founder of CSC; Rev. Peter E. Lanzillotta, M.ed, MDiv, PhD; Rev. Gail Ransom, DMin-President; Rev. Mary Reaman, DMin; Rev. Judy Shook, MA; Tom Stemple, MD, DMin-Secretary; Rev. Rober Wilson; Di Wolverton, DMin, Treasurer.
Cultural Integration Fellowship
Inspired by the philosophy of integral living, the Cultural Integration Fellowship (CIF) was founded in 1951 by Haridas Chaudhuri and Mrs. Bina Chaudhuri s a center of universal religion and spiritual practice. In keeping with the spirit of unity in diversity, we have honored the spiritual traditions of diverse cultures and religions. Our mission is to foster mutual respect for all cultural, spiritual and religious practices. By extending friendship, seeking common ground and transcending differences, we can join together to build bridges of cross-cultural harmony and world peace. The CIF Center is located on 2650 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA. For further information about meetings and lectures go to the above website.
Fox Institute in Boulder Colorado
The Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality has a vision to be a diverse community of learning grounded in the principles and practices of Creation Spirituality where all are inspired to claim their prophetic imagination and artistic creativity to foster an abundant life for all of Creation. Dr. Perez-Chisti is a faculty member and offers courses in Interspirituality and Wisdom Traditions.