Community/Ramadan News: MD


MD EVENT: 'ANSWERING THE INTERFAITH CALL TO PEACE'

Pax Christi Baltimore, Islamic Society of Baltimore and local interfaith coalitions present a special event:

WHAT: Under the tent of Abraham: "Answering the Interfaith Call to Peace"
WHEN: Sunday, October 8, 2006, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: American Friends Service Committee building, 4806 York Road, Baltimore, MD

PROGRAM:

Panel discussion: "Declaring our Peacemaking Tradition" (3:30 to 5 p.m.)

Christian: Rev. Robert E. Albright, Campus Ministry, Towson University
Jewish: Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton, Congregation Beit Tikvah
Muslim: Imam Yahya Hendi, Muslim Chaplain, Georgetown University

Contemplation and Reflection (5 to 5:30 p.m.) (Muslims will offer Asr prayers)

"Tent of Abraham" Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., under outdoor tent, weather permitting.

Christian: Sr. Tricia Kirk, OSB
Jewish: Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton
Muslim: Imam Irfan Kabiruddin

Interfaith prayer service will conclude at sunset with Muslim Iftar, sharing of food and drink to end the daily Ramadan fast.

All are welcome. Admission is free. (Free with offering requested)

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Chuck Michaels (cwmichaels@igc.org) or see Pax Christi Baltimore website www.paxchristibaltimore.org ; Attaulla Khan (410-903-1157, attaulla2000@yahoo.com); Raza Durrani (raza_durrani@hotmail.com )

CO-SPONSORS: American Friends Service Committee, Islamic Society of Baltimore, St. Vincent DePaul Parish/Peace&Justice, Tikkun/Baltimore, United Religions Initiative.

 


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