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March-April Calendar of Events

posted Feb 25, 2015, 9:42 AM by Interfaith WS   [ updated Feb 25, 2015, 9:46 AM ]

The March-April calendar of events for Interfaith Winston-Salem is now available. 


MARCH

Sunday, March 1
­­­­­­­­“Journeys” Breakfast Club
Cynthia McNulty will talk about her 20-year journey from her upbringing in the Catholic faith to her initiation and her becoming a priestess within a Western Mysteries coven. She will discuss how becoming a Pagan gave her a deeper understanding of "Who is God?"  We meet at 8 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 180 Hanes Mall Circle, in Winston-Salem. No reservations are required.  Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Journeys” in subject line.


Tuesday, March 10
Interfaith Book Club
 “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion” by Sam Harris is our discussion topic. Our group, which is open to the public, meets at 6:30-8 p.m.  For this meeting we will gather in the parlor of the Education Building at Highland Presbyterian Church, 2380 Cloverdale Ave. in Winston-Salem.  Enter the side door of the building that also houses the sanctuary.  The parlor is down the hall on the right.  Parking is available in the lot across the street adjacent to the Activity Building.  Contact Barbara Bowman at bbowman2@triad.rr.com
Monday, March 16
Interfaith Conversations
“Religious Extremism” will be topic of our March “Conversations” program.  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 Drea Parker dreas.parker@yahoo.com.  It will be a followup to the 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 forum, "Islamophobia: The Anatomy of Intolerance," in Wait Chapel on the Wake Forest campus. 
Tuesday, March 17
Interfaith Contemplatives
After a brief hiatus, this small group resumes its monthly meetings.  Representing multiple traditions, the group meets at 7 p.m. at The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, 1700 Ebert St. in Winston-Salem.  Participants enter the space noiselessly and meditate for 30 minutes in their own style.  A time of reflection and discussion completes the hour.  Contact Drea Parker dreas.parker@yahoo.com
Friday, March 20
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.
 
APRIL

Sunday, April 5
­­­­­­­­“Journeys” Breakfast Club
Dr. Gail Bretan, director of Jewish life at Wake Forest University, is our speaker today.  At this time of Passover and Easter, we invite our Christian and Jewish neighbors to join us.  Dr. Bretan also serves as the volunteer coordinator for Jewish Family Services in Greensboro. She has a Ph.D. in educational studies with a concentration in cultural foundations from UNC Greensboro, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwood University.  We meet at 8 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 180 Hanes Mall Circle, in Winston-Salem. No reservations are required.  Contact Michael Lange cplummer2@bellsouth.net.  Insert “Journeys” in subject line.
Sunday, April 12
Eighth Annual Interfaith Tour
Adults are invited to join youth from middle and senior high schools for this afternoon tour of three worshipping communities.  On-site registration opens at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 4055 Robinhood Road in Winston-Salem at 1:45 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 2 p.m.  The program moves at 3 p.m. to Knollwood Baptist Church and at 4 p.m. to Temple Emanuel. Free pizza will be available at the end of the tour  You can pre-register for the tour here. For additional information, contact interfaithws@gmail.com.
Monday, April 13
Interfaith Conversations
Interfaith Minister and lifelong peace educator and advocate Wilda Spalding invites us to share the wisdoms of our traditions, faith paths, and experiences of peace during "Powerful Pixels of Peace."  (This program is rescheduled from February when the snow/ice storm forced cancellation.)  Through music and dialogue, we will explore the power each of us as bearers of peace in our own homes, communities and the world.  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, April 17
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.
Sunday, April 19
"Marriage and Family in the 21st Century: How Should the Church Respond?
Interfaith Winston-Salem will host a forum to discuss the changing composition of families and marriages and the role of churches in responding to individuals in those relationships. The event will be held at United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church at 450 Metropolitan Dr. in Winston-Salem.  It is a continuation of the series begun in October, “Ties That Bind: Protestants in Conversation.” Kevin Hampton, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a member of the CareNet Counseling team affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Health, will paint a current picture of changing families.  Two clergy representatives from local churches local churches will respond.  Together they will establish a model for small-group discussions that will follow.  The event is free, and childcare will be provided.  Advance registration is available here.
Tuesday, April 21
Interfaith Contemplatives
Representing multiple traditions, the group meets at 7 p.m. at The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, 1700 Ebert St. in Winston-Salem.  Participants enter the space noiselessly and meditate for 30 minutes in their own style.  A time of reflection and discussion completes the hour.  Contact Drea Parker dreas.parker@yahoo.com
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