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An Invitation

posted Dec 24, 2012, 1:35 PM by Interfaith WS

You have several opportunities for interfaith learning in January and February from Interfaith Winston-Salem – from deep contemplation to a movie to a breakfast club to lectures.  All are free.  Here are the details:

 

Sunday, Jan. 6 – “Journeys.”  8 a.m., Oscar’s Grille, Sherwood Plaza.  Listen to Shirley (Dalia) Deane recount her inner faith journey as she travels and lives in more than 65 countries.  She has written three books, the last of which is a memoir recounting her incredible journey.  Reservations to jmcleese1@yahoo.com by Jan. 2.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 15 – “Interfaith Contemplatives.”  7 p.m., The Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert Street.  This small group comes from multiple faith traditions.  Sessions start with 30 minutes of silence, meditation or contemplation followed by 30 minutes of reflection.  Contact Drea Parker, dreas.parker@yahoo.com.  

 

Sunday, Jan. 27 – “The Tribe.”  7:30 p.m., a/perture cinema, 311 West Fourth St.  By tracing the 50-year history of the Barbie Doll and the 5,000-year history of the Jewish people, this short film asks us to consider the pressures of cultural assimilation.  A discussion led by Rev. Kelly Carpenter, Rabbi Michael Gisser, Imam Khalid Griggs and Rev. K. Monet Rice follows.  Contact jmcleese1@yahoo.com for information.

 

Sunday, Feb. 3 – “Journeys.”  8 a.m., Oscar’s Grille, Sherwood Plaza.  The monthly series of personal faith journeys continues.  The name of the speaker will be announced in January.  Reservations to jmcleese1@yahoo.com by Jan. 30.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – “The Finger and the Moon: Learning from Buddhism.”  7 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, enter from Four-and-a-Half Street.  Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity begins a three-lecture “Interfaith Appreciation” series with this focus on Buddhism.  Get your free ticket at http://if-ws-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12 – “The Family of the Book: Learning From Islam.”  7 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, enter from Four-and-a-Half Street.  Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts continues her “Interfaith Appreciation” series with a focus on Islam.  Get your free ticket at http://if-ws-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

 

Tuesday, Feb. 19 – “Interfaith Contemplatives.”  7 p.m., The Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert Street.  This monthly series continues.  Contact Drea Parker, dreas.parker@yahoo.com. 

Tuesday, Feb. 19 --  “Three Paths: Learning from Hinduism.”  7 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, enter from Four-and-a-Half Street.  Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts concludes her “Interfaith Appreciation” series with a focus on Hinduism and a look back at Buddhism and Islam.  Get your free ticket at http://if-ws-eac2.eventbrite.com/#

 

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