The Common Good

Interfaith Peacemaking Workshop This Weekend

Date: March 24, 2014

Plans have been finalized for the Interfaith Peacemaking Workshop this weekend (March 29-30).

The 28th Interfaith Peacemaking Event begins March 29 at 10 a.m. with an “Introduction to Celtic Spirituality” workshop and ends with the Sunday “Peacemaking Among the Three Abrahamic Faiths” event 1:30-5:15 p.m. in the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church, 2723 N.50th St. The events are free and require no registration...

The Interfaith Peacemaking Coalition, made up of organizations promoting peace, many churches, adjudicatories, the Unitarian church members of the Niagra Foundation, Jewish South Street Temple, and Muslim representatives have organized the weekend Peacemaking event to stimulate conversations among the three faiths to promote understanding, friendship and possible continuing activity as a peacemaking community. Past speakers include Jane Goodall, Jim Wallis, Admiral Eugene J. Carroll, Helen Caldicott, Matthew Fox, William Sloane Coffin and Joel Sartore.