Multifaith & Spirituality

As our mission states, “We value many spiritual paths.  We welcome and embrace people of all beliefs and cultures.”

We are a pluralistic community where multiple faiths are celebrated and multiple forms of spirituality are practiced.  We have a Monday night Buddhist Meditation and Study Group led by volunteers, a Muslim Sunday School, and we often collaborate with Rabbi Katy Allen of Ma’yan Tikva on Jewish programs. At the Spiritual Center we host Sufi Dances, Kirtan Chant, Equinox and Solstice Services, and a truly expansive array of programming in various spiritual paths.  Our Sunday Circle, which is one spiritual hub of the community, embodies this unique mixture of 

Rev. Dr. Ian Mevorach, the spiritual leader of the Center, is an ordained American Baptist minister who is also a student of many of the world’s religions; his areas of expertise are in interfaith dialogue and ecological theology.  He caught the vision of an interfaith spiritual community from Howard Thurman, founder of the first interracial and interfaith church in 1950’s San Francisco.  The community at Common Street Spiritual Center is one that