Vision Statement
The Institute for Christian-Muslim Understanding (ICMU) of Oregon and Southwest Washington will promote mutual respect and understanding between Muslims and Christians and will stand with each other … because no one should live in fear.


Mission Statement
The Institute for Christian-Muslim Understanding (ICMU) of Oregon and Southwest Washington seeks to encourage appreciation of and respect for Muslim and Christian religious traditions on their own terms without polemics and proselytism.

The Institute seeks to promote mutual understanding and open nurturing relationships between these two religious communities.

The Institute is committed to truth, justice and peace at local, national and international levels.

Through community, academic and intercultural initiatives, ICMU seeks to focus on both the dimensions of these faiths and the challenges of living them
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