Introduction to Zen Meditation


Confluence Zen Center is offering a five-session virtual course, "Introduction to Zen Meditation," beginning February 25th. The course will stream over Zoom on Thursday evenings from 7-8:15pm and will offer participants an introduction to Zen meditation. Open to people of all faiths, the classes will include a presentation of the history of Zen and basic […]

Unity in Worship Interfaith Devotional

March 3 will be the start of virtual quarterly Unity in Worship Devotionals. These interfaith devotionals allow us to worship alongside our friends in other traditions, and to celebrate the similarities and differences in our practices. March 3rd's theme is Glorifying God and will feature representatives from the Baha'i Faith, Islam, and the Church of […]

Faith in Uncertain Times

In times of crisis and uncertainty, many people look to their faith or their religion for guidance and consolation. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary precautions we must take to keep ourselves and our communities safe have made even the most common religious practices and displays of faith more complicated. Join Saint Joseph’s University’s […]

Interpersonal Relations Across Political Divides: People of Faith Building Bridges from Polarization to Reconciliation

People of faith in the U.S. today are as politically polarized as other Americans, prompting painful breakdowns in personal relationships and communities. What would it take to accept responsibility for actively healing these political and religious divisions, activating solutions rather than continuing assaults? Join Senator John C. Danforth and Father Matt Malone, two priests from different […]

Facing the Threat of Christian Nationalism

From some of the insurrectionists who laid siege to the US Capitol, to the angry politics of conservative leaders like Senator Josh Hawley, Christian nationalism is on the rise in America. But what exactly is this dangerous ideology; what is its relationship to mainstream Christianity; and how can we face the threat it poses our […]

Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing: Jewish and Christian Women as Allies in Anti-Racism

Ann Millin, PhD The 15th Annual Lecture in Jewish/Christian Engagement, co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies and the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies, will stream live on Zoom on March 16th at 7:30pm. Join Ann Millin, PhD, for a lecture on how Jewish and Christian women of color are leading the charge against the […]

Ecumenical Prayer for Remembrance, Healing, and Unity

Join Archbishop Mitchell T. Rozanski and Reverend Rodrick K. Burton, Pastor of New Northside Missionary Baptist Church, as they gather with other Christian leaders in an ecumenical prayer for remembrance, healing and unity. Together, they will offer prayer and support for all those who have suffered and died during the COVID-19 pandemic. The audience will […]

The Aurelia Konrad Charitable Foundation’s Freedom Seder


Presented by The Aurelia Konrad Charitable Foundation and the Newmark Institute for Human Relations. Join JCRC for a virtual interfaith Seder where the Saint Louis Story Stitchers weave together the Israelite’s path to freedom with the fight for racial equity today through performances of spoken word poetry and song. The event is free, but registration […]

Vaccination Accompaniment Project: Volunteer Training


The St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America is preparing to respond to immediate unmet community needs through accompanying individuals to access the COVID-19 vaccination in the City of St. Louis. This project is intended to be short term while we work with community partners to change the systems that currently prevent equitable access to […]

Reckoning With History: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust

The Newmark Institute of the Jewish Community relations Council of St. Louis, the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, and the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics are proud to sponsor Reckoning with History: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust. Join us on April 26, 2021 from 6-7:15pm via Zoom for a discussion […]

Mothering the Earth: Peace UCC Social Justice Symposium


Join Peace UCC and Eden Seminary for a co-sponsored symposium in memory of Rev. Marilyn Stavenger on Saturday, May 1 fro 9am-12pm via Zoom. Speakers will include: Rev. Jim Antal, "Responding Faithfully to the Climate Emergency." Rev. Antal is Special Advisor on Climate Justice to the General Minister and President of the United Church of […]

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