The SCIC is the oldest and largest interfaith council in Southern California. In 1953 the council was first established as an ecumenical council – meaning that it was an organization comprised of only churches representing the various denominations of the Christian faith. But in 2004, with a historical vote made by the community, the council changed from ecumenical one to an interfaith council. The SCIC now has an association of more than 140 faith communities and organizations, encompassing over 35 cities and serving approximately 1.8 million people.

We continue, today, to pride ourselves in creating communities of compassion among people of different faith and cultures. Continue Reading

February 2018
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South Coast Interfaith Council

759 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
Phone: (562) 983-1665

Email: info@scinterfaith.org
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm


SCIC welcomes new Office Administrator Adriane Carton


Adriane Carton SCIC Office Administrator Please help welcome Adriane Carton, the new South Coast Interfaith Council’s Office Administrator, to the SCIC family! Adriane grew up in Torrance, CA with two older brothers and two older sisters. She then moved to Lomita, CA after marrying her husband, John David. She has two daughters: Rachel (18) and Caitlin (16), two stepchildren: John William (33) and Sarah (29), and two step grandchildren: John Brandon (9) and Jamilynn (8). Prior to coming to the SCIC, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for St. Peter’s by the Sea Presbyterian Church in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA for 15 years. While there, she wore many hats from Finance to Facility Manager. She and her family have also been members of St. Peter’s for 10 years and continue to worship there. In Adriane’s spare time, she enjoys crocheting and knitting shawls for her Prayer Shawl Ministry and also for fun. She is excited to be a part of our interfaith organization and we are delighted to have Adriane as a member of our interfaith family! She looks forward to meeting everyone and joining our mission to create communities of compassion among people of different cultures and faiths! Adriane can be reached at office@scinterfaith.org or by calling 562-983-1665, Monday – Thursday from 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.