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Interfaith Council

2019 National Day of Prayer Luncheon

On the first Thursday of each May, The Thanks-Giving Foundation and Interfaith Council celebrate a community-wide…
Faith Forward Dallas

Showing Love and Solidarity to the Muslims of North Texas

A Statement from Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square   Communities of faith gathered last…

Annual Report 2018

I hope you agree that by reminding you to put the thanks giving into Thanksgiving,…
Honoring President George H.W. Bush

Past Events

Past Event

2019 Spring Festival of Faiths and Cultures

Celebrate Equinox and Earth Day This fourth year our annual Spring Festival of Faiths and…
Past Event

See the Exhibition: “Thanks-Giving Square: An Idea Becomes a Place”

Thanks-Giving Square is more than just a downtown Dallas park. It’s a place where we…
Past Event

Join Us for the Winter Festival of Faiths

2018 Winter Festival of Faiths Presented by The Interfaith Council at Thanks-Giving Square December 19,…
Past Event
Asserting Human Dignity with Mindfulness & Gratitude 

Media Coverage


  • “Flashback: Thanks-Giving Square gave space for gratitude to the public in 1977.” Dallas Morning News | May 10, 2018 | LINK

  • “North Texas Faith Leaders Embark on MLK Legacy Road Trip.” NBC5 News | April 1, 2018 | LINK

  • “Peter Stewart Created Thanks-Giving Square, an Oasis in Downtown Dallas.” The Wall Street Journal | January 26, 2018 | LINK


  • “Pearl Harbor remembered at Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas.” Dallas Morning News | December 7, 2017 | LINK

  • “Dallas’ Faith Leaders Discuss Ways To Heal Racial Divides.” Dallas Observer | November 30, 2017 | LINK

  • “Activists at Dallas protest say Trump’s refugee policies go too far.” Dallas Morning News | November 13, 2017 | LINK

  • “Dallas #PrayforLasVegas vigil at Thanks-Giving Square.” WFAA-TV | October 2, 2017 | LINK

  • “Through Dialogue, Interfaith Leaders Hope North Texans Will Better Understand Each Other.” KERA | June 28, 2017 | LINK

  • “Ascending Circle.” Texas Architect Magazine | May / June 2017 | LINK

  • “National Day of Prayer brings North Texans together during distressing week.” The Dallas Morning News | May 4, 2017 | LINK

  • “Immigration rally in Thanks-Giving Square promotes unity.” Dallas Voice | January 30, 2017 | LINK

  • “Vigil To Show Support For Refugees To Be Held Tonight.” CBS Local | January 30, 2017 | LINK


  • “Commemorate lost loved ones this month at Thanks-Giving Square.” The Dallas Morning News | December 9, 2016 | LINK

  • “The Bright Heart of Dallas.” Patheos | July 9, 2016 | LINK

  • “‘Does It Always Have to Be That Hatred Forces Us To Love?’: Thanks-Giving Square, 7/8/16.” D Magazine FrontBurner | July 8, 2016 | LINK

  • “The day after in Dallas: ‘I believe this city will be better and see better days’.” Los Angeles Times | July 8, 2016 | LINK

  • “Prayer Service Held in Thanks-Giving Square.” NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | July 8, 2016 | LINK


  • “A Kickstarter to resurrect Thanks-Giving Square, which could really use new signs (of life).” The Dallas Morning News | June 2015 | LINK


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