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posted Dec 4, 2014, 6:57 AM by Interfaith WS   [ updated Dec 4, 2014, 7:02 AM ]



 DECEMBER
Sunday, December 7
­­­­­­­­“Journeys” Breakfast Club
(RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
Lauren Croughan will discuss her Catholic/Protestant upbringing and why Paganism is her answer in an extremely interfaith life.  Her topic is “I Didn’t Learn That in Catholic School.”  Our breakfast group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 180 Hanes Mall Circle, in Winston-Salem.  Deadline for registrations is 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 2.  Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Journeys” in subject line.
Monday, December 15
Interfaith Conversations
The theme for tonight’s conversation will be “Light,” with a focus on its importance in different faith traditions.  Sita Somara of the Hindu community will lead our discussion.  The meeting will be held at 7-8:30 p.m. in the Social Hall at Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr., Winston-Salem.  The event is open to the public.  Contact Truman Dunn tldunn104@gmail.com.
Friday, December 19
Dinner for Guests of the Bethesda Center
Volunteers from Compassionate Winston-Salem will prepare and serve meals to 60 or more overnight guests of the Bethesda Center, many of whom are homeless.  You can help by making a financial donation, preparing food and serving food.  Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Bethesda” in subject line.
 
JANUARY

Sunday, January 5
­­­­­­­­“Journeys” Breakfast Club
Our presenter for January will be Wilda Spalding Geller.  The new year will introduce some changes to Journeys, details to come.  Our breakfast group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 180 Hanes Mall Circle, in Winston-Salem. Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Journeys” in subject line.
Monday, January 12
Interfaith Conversations
In deference to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Interfaith Conversations is meeting a week earlier in January, on Monday the 12th.  The Rev. Lisa Schwartz of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be our guest.  The meeting will be held at 7-8:30 p.m. in the Social Hall at Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr., Winston-Salem.  The event is open to the public.  Contact Truman Dunn tldunn104@gmail.com.
Tuesday, January 13
Interfaith Book Club
The next selection for our Interfaith Book Club is “American Reform Judaism: An Introduction.”  Our group, which is open to the public, meets at 6:30-8 p.m. in the Reynolda Manor branch of the Forsyth County Public Library at 2839 Fairlawn Dr. in Winston-Salem while the Central Library is being renovated.  Contact Barbara Bowman bbowman2@triad.rr.com
Friday, January 16
Dinner for Guests of the Bethesda Center
Volunteers from Compassionate Winston-Salem will prepare and serve meals to 60 or more overnight guests of the Bethesda Center, many of whom are homeless.  You can help by making a financial donation, preparing food and serving food.  Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Bethesda” in subject line.
 

NEWS
 
Children’s Festival Attracts 200
Approximately 200 people attended Interfaith Winston-Salem’s annual Festival of Faith and Culture Nov. 2 at Bryant Hall on the Salem College campus.  The festival was featured in Cindy Hodnett’s “Scene and Heard” column in the November 9 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal.
 
The festival featured arts and crafts, music, dance and food and was designed to appeal to children in kindergarten through the fifth grade.  Among the faith traditions represented were Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Baha’i and Paganism. 
 
IF-WS Projects, Activities Covered by News Media
Interfaith Winston-Salem projects and activities have been prominently featured in recent coverage by area news media.  Here are a few:
Sept. 30 -- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Website.  Feature on Moore Magnet School Compassion Corner
Oct. 23 – WFMY-TV News Report.  Moore Magnet School Compassion Corner
Oct. 24 -- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Website.  Feature on Bolton Elementary School Compassion Corner
Oct. 30 – The Chronicle, Winston-Salem.  Advance story and photo of Festival of Faith and Culture
Oct. 30 – The Chronicle, Winston-Salem.  News coverage with photos on dedication of Compassion Corner at Moore Magnet School
Nov. 9 – Winston-Salem Journal.  “Scene and Heard” column and photos by Cindy Hodnett on Festival of Faith and Culture
Nov. 14 – The Chronicle, Winston-Salem.  News coverage and photos on Festival of Faith and Culture
 

 
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