Dates: Thursdays (Nov 13, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2)
Location: Caldwell Memorial Presbyterian Church (1609 E 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28204)
Mecklenburg Ministries & NC Peace Action invite you to a 6-month exploration of the Abrahamic traditions using the book The Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope & Peace for Jews, Christians and Muslims. A collaboration of three authors, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Sister Joan Chittister, and Murshid Saadi Shakur Chishti, The Tent of Abraham tells the entire story of Abraham and reenergizes it as a basis for peace.
Where: Covenant Presbyterian Church
When: November 20, 2014 - 11:45am-1:00pm
Presenter: Anne Thompkins, US Attorney
Lunch is available on-site for $7
From sentencing disparities to civil rights to human trafficking to domestic violence, US Attorney Anne Thompkins (Western District of North Carolina) will share stories of how the Office of the US Attorney is working to build greater equity in our justice system. Ms. Thompkins will present data and insights that are both provocative and productive as she engages the interfaith community in solution focused conversation.
Founded in 1987, Mecklenburg Ministries is an interfaith, interracial, and multi-ethnic organization that seeks to build bridges across differences by engaging clergy, encouraging congregations and energizing the community through the inspiration of our shared faith traditions. Our 100 member congregations represent more than a dozen faith traditions.