Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Welcome to a new season of Interfaith Dialogues! Please see below the list of topics for this term. Please feel free to suggest additional topics via email or in one of the dialogues.

All gatherings will begin at 6:30pm with a potluck meal and conclude around 8:30pm.

·         September 15
o   Topic: Religious schism. How and why have various religions divided into sects and what are the social, economic, and political implications of these divisions?
o   Location: Islamic Society of Brookings [724 11th Ave.]

·         October 13
o   Topic: Youth spiritual empowerment. How can we engage, equip, and enable young people to thrive in a multi-religious and multi-cultural world?
o   Location: United Church of Christ [828 8th St S.]

·         November 10
o   Topic: Favorite fables. What is your favorite tale from the history of your faith tradition? Visual aids are encouraged at this celebratory evening of storytelling!
o   Location: Brookings Public library [515 3rd Street]

·         December 8
o   Topic: Forgiveness. What perspectives and practices does your faith tradition offer on forgiveness?
o   Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church [726 6th St.]

Interfaith Prayer and Reflection

7:30 pm at 1936 Orchard Drive

Join us the fourth Thursday of every month to share prayers, readings, poems, scripture, and music that illuminate specific themes.
·         September 22: Peace
·         October 27: Hope
·         November 24: Gratitude
·         December 22: Joy
These gatherings are intended to foster spiritually heightened conversations, fellowship, and common cause. All are welcome. For more information, contact Dianne at 605-695-7596.