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Quilt, Quilt; Pizza, Pizza

posted Sep 21, 2012, 7:33 PM by Interfaith WS

Quilts have told stories for centuries.

In November, youth from many faith traditions will create an interfaith quilt for Winston-Salem.  Our story:  although we are many traditions we are one community.

The quilt-making is part of the Interfaith Storytelling Festival sponsored by Interfaith Winston-Salem.  Hanadi Rashad, a teacher at the Annoor Islamic School in Clemmons, will share a community-building story with youth in grades 6-12 and lead the creation of a personalized qu ilt.

While the youth are creating the quilt (4:15-5:20), children ages four through the second grade will be treated to interactive stories led by Renee Andrews; children in the third through fifth grades will take part in Judy Willis’s “I AM YES” program; and adults will hear Rabbi Mark-Strauss Cohn, Imam Khalid Griggs and John (the Baptist) Ashburn tell stories from their traditions.

A meal will be provided by Temple Emanuel, the Annoor Islamic Center and the Hindu community.  Pizza will be available.  The meal begins at 5:30.

The evening is capped off at 6:30-7:30 by the stories and music of folk-theologian Ed Kilbourne, who is well-known throughout the Southeast for his humor and quirky stories.

There is no admission charge, although donations are accepted to help defray costs of the food.

 

 

 

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