Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Gaia House Interfaith Center Celebrates 70 Years.
CARBONDALE -- Saturday the Gaia House Interfaith Center in Carbondale is celebrating their 70th anniversary.
Today's celebration brought many together discuss memories and history about the center. The center started as a student Christian Foundation in the early 50s.
Since them it as taken on many names, ending with current name Gaia House.
Gia House Director, Treesong says the center supports all different beliefs, backgrounds and orientations.
"We let everyone come here. We also encourage a sense of social justice and environmental awareness, says Treesong. "It's a place where people can come to learn about each other and learn about those issues."
The celebration continued with live music and walk at their Labyrinth Peace Garden. Treesong says it's mostly students from SIU that use the center but they welcome students from all over the area.
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