Seder Lighting Ceremony
Gwynne at Fundraising Dinner
The Reverend Dr. Gwynne Guibord, Founder and President of “The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out,” has created this center as the culmination of nearly two decades of working shoulder-to-shoulder with leaders of many faiths and traditions to explore and uphold the experience and presence of the Holy.

From 2003 through 2009, Dr. Guibord served Bishop J. Jon Bruno, as the Officer of Ecumenical and Interreligious Concerns for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. She has served as president of the following boards:

  • The Interreligious Council of Southern California
  • The California Council of Churches
  • The National Board of The Interfaith Alliance
  • Progressive Christians Uniting

Dr. Guibord believes: “The success of interreligious bridge building is born out of forming relationships that nurture and foster trust and mutual respect. The language of such relationships is the language of the heart rooted in a profound and faithful embrace of one’s own beliefs that are deepened in valuing the Holy in another’s faith and practice.”

Dr. Gwynne Guibord has initiated interreligious dialogues in Southern California with:

  • the Buddhist Community
  • the Hindu Community
  • the Muslim Community
  • the Sikh Community

She served as:

  • Vice-Chair, the National Muslim-Christian Initiative Dialogue on behalf of the National Council of Churches in Christ(NCCC), USA
  • Representative of The Episcopal Church USA for the NCCC’s Christian-Jewish Dialogue

She is currently:

  • Co-founder and Co-convener (with Jihad Turk) of the Christian – Muslim Consultative Group of Southern California

She is the recipient of:

  • “The Muslim Peace Award”
    from The Islamic Center of Southern California
  • “The Mahatma Gandhi Award for the Advancement of Religious Pluralism”
    from The Hindu American Foundation
  • “The Annual World Interfaith Leader Award”
    from The National Association of Interchurch and Interfaith Families
  • “An Appreciation for Faithful Contributions to the Ecumenical and Interfaith Communities of Southern California”
    from The Southern California Ecumenical Council
  • “The Distinguished Alumna Award”
    from Claremont School of Theology
  • “The Interfaith Unity Award”
    from the South Coast Interfaith Council

Dr. Guibord is an award winning preacher and much sought after public speaker.

Please note: While Dr. Guibord served as The Consultant for Interreligious Relations for The Episcopal Church USA, The Guibord Center is not affiliated with The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles or with The Episcopal Church USA or with ANY individual religion or faith tradition.