- Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (CRLMC)
- CRLMC is a group of religious leaders from the Metropolitan Chicago faith communities. The Council embraces a broad diversity of theological and religious traditions. Members meet periodically to discuss civic affairs and issues common to the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. The Council is also a unified voice on social issues impacting people in the Chicago area.
- In 2012, CRLMC assumed sponsor of the annual Chicago Interfaith Thanksgiving Service with representatives from fourteen religious communities offering prayers of thanksgiving as part of the observance. EIA plays an active role in promoting the observance throughout the greater Chicago area.
- Interfaith Airport Chapels of Chicago (IACC)
- IACC provides worship opportunities at O'Hare and Midway Airports for Christians and Muslims. An EIA staff member is on the Board of Directors.
- Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions (CPWR)
- CPWR’S vision is to promote interreligious harmony. This approach respects and enriches the characteristic of each tradition, enabling all to enter into respectful, appreciative and cooperative relations with other religious communities. The organization sponsors periodic interreligious programs and dialogues.
- Chicago Center for Cultural Connections (formerly National Conference of Christians and Jews)
- CCCC is a human relations organization dedicated to building bridges of mutual respect among cultural, racial and religious communities.
- For the past twenty years, CCCC has published an Annual Interfaith Calendar for distribution throughout Metropolitan Chicago. EIA contributes data to assist with the publication.
- Memorial Ministry for Indigent Persons
- Ministry hosts an Annual Memorial Service for Indigent Persons, held on the last Wednesday of May, which commemorates the lives of indigent persons buried by the Cook County Medical Examiner. EIA assists with coordinating the program and participating with prayers and music.
The Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs supports these and many other groups in the metropolitan Chicago area. To learn more about our partner organizations, direct links have been posted on our home page. Please feel free to contact our office for further details on how you can get involved.