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Watch for These Programs

posted Oct 25, 2012, 2:11 PM by Interfaith WS

Interfaith Winston-Salem is organizing a stellar calendar of programs for 2013.  Here are a few of the current and planned programs.

o  “Interfaith Contemplatives.”  A small group from multiple faith traditions meets once a month for deep meditation followed by reflection on themes of current faith holidays and festivals. Contact: Andrea Parker

o  “The Tribe.”  This frenetic, 15-minute film, narrated by Peter Coyote, traces the history of the Barbie doll and reflects on being an American Jew today – or being a member of any tribe.  Co-sponsored by WFU Chaplain’s Office with cooperation of City of W-S Human Relations Department.  7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, a/perture theatre.

Contact: Jerry McLeese

o  “Interfaith Appreciation.”  Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts of the Wake Forest School of Divinity presents lectures at 7 p.m. co-sponsored and hosted by Centenary United Methodist Church:

§  Feb. 5 – “The Finger and the Moon: Learning from Buddhists”

§  Feb. 12 – “The Family of the Book: Learning from Muslims”

§  Feb. 19 – “Three Paths: Learning from Hindus”

Contact: Jerry McLeese

o  “Introduction to Buddhist Meditation.”  Dr. Peter Lichstein shares the benefits of this meditation style, and attendees experience seated meditation.  7 p.m., Thursday, March 28. The Shepherd’s Center. Contact: Jerry McLeese

o  “A Hindu/Christian Encounter.”  Following a trip to India, members of Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts’ class at Wake Forest will sketch three main approaches to religion in Hinduism and consider interactions between Hinduism and the Christian church.  Date to be determined.  Contact: Jerry McLeese