The Guibord Center in the News

Guibord Center News National Council of Churches announces new Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and new Hindu-Christian Dialogue

The Guibord Center’s Mary Kirchen (CFO) and
President Dr. Lo Sprague accept the
award from the City Council members.

WEHOville news – October 2019
The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out Receives LA County Human Relations Award
The Guibord Center’s Transformative Engagement Initiative. The essence of the Guibord Center’s mission is to challenge assumptions in ways that are empowering instead of confrontational, expansive rather than polarizing, cohesive and liberating instead of shaming and destructive.  Transformational engagement means immersing participants in an experience that opens their heart to the Spirituality that removes the barriers separating us from one another. The engagement is most often a compelling experience of something unknown or unexpected that unfolds within a deliberately crafted program.” Read the story

Guibord Center News National Council of Churches announces new Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and new Hindu-Christian Dialogue
Santa Monica Daily Press – November 2018
The Crossroads School Equity & Justice Institute and The Guibord Center to Host an Evening of Interfaith Dialogue
The Crossroads School Equity & Justice Institute and The Guibord Center will host a diverse panel of faith leaders for a convening and dialogue to improve religious literacy, emphasize the value of pluralism, dispel stereotypes and combat the rising tide of bigotry and religious persecution. Read the story
Guibord Center News National Council of Churches announces new Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and new Hindu-Christian Dialogue
USC Annenberg Media – October 2018
Religious community members advocate for putting spiritual beliefs behind your vote
Attendees of diverse backgrounds discussed the role of religious values in voting, leading up to the midterm election. The Rev. Gwynne Guibord is founder and president of the Guibord Center, an interfaith organization dedicated to connecting people of different beliefs. She said people of diverse backgrounds need to participate in civic discussions to share their perspectives on national and local issues. Read the story
Guibord Center News National Council of Churches announces new Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and new Hindu-Christian Dialogue
National Council of Churches – June 2017

National Council of Churches Announces Two New Dialogues

The National Council of Churches USA and The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out are pleased to announce their intention to explore the formation of a new Buddhist-Christian Dialogue and a new Hindu-Christian Dialogue.  These dialogues, both national in scope, will be concentrated primarily on the west coast. Read the story…

Gwynne Guibord champions interfaith dialogue, education
Episcopal News Service – May 2017

Los Angeles priest champions interfaith education, dialogue

The Rev. Gwynne Guibord is trained as a clinical psychologist, and for much of her adult life she expected to continue in private practice until retirement. But God had other plans for her. She began feeling a call to the priesthood after a series of midlife events prompted a stretch of soul-searching, especially the death in 1992 of her sister from leukemia at age 37.  Read the story…

Guibord Center Finding Hope in the Holy program cover
Interfaith Observer – January 2015

Religion Inside Out: The Story of One Person Collaborating

January 9, 2015   “Religion Inside Out” – that was the tag line the Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord, an Episcopal priest, attached to The Guibord Center (TGC), a unique non-profit organization. Less than four years old, it is making its mark on the interfaith landscape in Southern California and beyond. Read the story…

Guibord Center Finding Hope in the Holy program cover
USA Today – August 2011

Finding Hope in the Holy: A Faithful Response to the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Gwynne Guibord, service for many faiths
August 8, 2011 The Rev. Gwynne Guibord could not take her eyes off the burning towers when she saw 9/11 unfolding on television. “It was a moment of abject horror,” she says. Read the story…