The History of Our Mission
2007 marked the inauguration of an effort to affiliate area faith communities to improve our ability to serve those in our community who need assistance. The goal was to share resources to do a better job collectively than we could do individually in outreach to our people.
Our mission is accomplished by
Since opening the Joining Hands Benefit Shop in 2010, grants totaling $382,500 have been given to agencies that provide housing services in Monterey County.
An annual general meeting is held to learn about activities of sponsoring faith communities and other organizations whose missions coincide with that of IOC.
An annual IOC Community Thanksgiving Interfaith Service has been held since 2009. The 2020 Thanksgiving service was a virtual service. Our 2021 service is being planned. Stay tuned...
IOC held a celebration of International Earth Day, "Joining Hands to Heal and Protect God's Earth" on April 21, 2013, at the Labyrinth of the Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula.
Interfaith Outreach of Carmel is an
Interfaith Outreach of Carmel (IOC)
26358 Carmel Rancho Lane Ste 1,
Carmel, CA 93923