About the Festival

The 6th annual Cincinnati Festival of Faiths occurred from Sunday, August 27 to Thursday, August 31, 2023

Compassion Through Action: Dwelling Together in Peace and Justice

This year, the festival began in-person with the exhibition at the Cintas Center on Sunday, August 27 from 12 – 5 PM. Virtual programming followed from Monday through Thursday, Aug. 28-31, culminating in the Cincinnati Festival of Faiths Peace Walk at Ault Park on Thursday Aug. 31 from 7 – 9 PM.

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Click here to view complete videos of the festival’s virtual programs.

2023 photos:

Peace Walk photos:


Celebrations and Ceremonies
Monday, Aug. 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 6:30 PM
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An educational and delightful 2-part virtual program where we will get an opportunity to learn about some celebrations and ceremonies from eight different faith traditions.

Spiritual Meditations
Aug. 29th from 7 – 9 PM.
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Meditative devotion and prayers are a means of strengthening our spiritual connections, reducing fear and anxiety, and achieving inner peace in our hectic lives. Take a break from your rushed lives and come join our meditative sessions!

FCGG’s Earth as a Common Ground, The Call for a Moral Voice
Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 12 PM
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Sister CJ Willie will introduce the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) developed to teach faith communities worldwide to care for our common home. Slide presentation.

Taking Action: Moving from Despair to Hope
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 4 – 5:30 PM and Wednesday, Aug. 30, 4 – 5:30 PM.
Register here for Tuesday’s Zoom link.
Register here for Wednesday’s Zoom link.
A Mighty Stream presents this two part series. We’ll first have the opportunity to learn more about systemic racism and the impact of a system that isn’t equitable. The second session will be an opportunity to begin to fill the advocacy and community organizing toolbox necessary to move us towards an equitable society.


Faith Communities represented in EquaSion’s Cincinnati Festival of Faiths since its first year (2018)

BuddhismSikhismMaronite Catholic
ChristianityUnitarian UniversalismNational Baptist Convention
Center for Spiritual LivingZoroastrianismNon-denominational
Church of ScientologyAfrican American Episcopal (AME)Presbyterian
HinduismAfrican American Episcopal Zion (AME Zion)Roman Catholic
Indigenous/Native AmericanChristian Methodist Episcopal (CME)Swedenborgian
IslamChurch of Christ, ScientistSyro-Malabar Catholic
JainismDisciples of ChristThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
JudaismEastern OrthodoxUnited Church of Christ
New Thought UnityEpiscopal/AnglicanUnited Methodist
PaganismEvangelical Lutheran Church of America

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