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Introduction to Zen Meditation

Online

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 […]

Practicing Religion: Finding a Mate

Online

Join Interfaith Partnership in Spring 2021 for a ten-week virtual course exploring practices of the world’s religious traditions with Rev. Dr. David Greenhaw. The March 2nd class will explore how different religions approach finding a partner. The course will be organized around a central theme, namely that there are certain human "practices," and that these […]

“The Book of Joy” Book Club hosted by Metro East Interfaith Partnership

Zoom

"Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity." The Metro-East Interfaith Partnership is hosting a March book club reading "The Book of Joy" by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu come March. All are welcome! Thursday Evenings: March 4, 11, 18, […]

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 […]

Practicing Religion: Asking for Help

Online

Join Interfaith Partnership in Spring 2021 for a ten-week virtual course exploring practices of the world’s religious traditions with Rev. Dr. David Greenhaw. March 9th's course will explore how different religions approach asking for help. The course will be organized around a central theme, namely that there are certain human “practices,” and that these differ […]

The Great Divide: Race in Our Region // Healthcare

Online

Join the interfaith community for four conversations on the ways systemic racism permeates our city and region. We will learn background from topic experts, hear stories of people directly impacted and learn two ways we can take action. Each session begins at noon and will last an hour. All are welcome to stay for 30 […]

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 […]

Jaffa and Tel Aviv: Exploring the Land, Crossroads of Our Faith

The Israel Center at the Jewish Federation is offering a four-part virtual tour, “Exploring the Land: Crossroads of Our Faith.” Guide Gadi Ben-Dov takes participants on a virtual tour through Israel from the perspective of three monotheistic faiths–Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Join to see why this country is important to so many. The final session […]

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 […]

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