Boston

2017 Mar 10

Vigil in Memory of Srinivas Khuchibhotla

(All day)

Location: 

2 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
PURPOSE: The purpose of this vigil is to peacefully gather to honor the life and memory of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed on February 22, 2017 by Adam Purinton who believed that Mr. Kuchibhotla did not belong to our American community. INVITATION: We plead with all community organizations to join us to unite against forces that are tearing us apart. We would be very grateful if you would invite your friends, family, colleagues, and like-minded organizations in coming together as...
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2017 Jun 11

Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration

(All day)

Location: 

13 Common St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
The Common Street Spiritual Center will be sponsoring its fourth Abrahamic Trialogue followed by an interfaith Iftar meal. This event will be during the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast during the daylight hours, and the Iftar is the fast-breaking meal that begins when the sun goes down. We invite you to bring your families and children to join in the program and the meal! The program will include three brief presentations (Jewish, Christian, and Muslim) on the theme of "... Read more about Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration
2017 Jun 14

Somerville Progressives Celebrate Ramadan: All Welcome!

(All day)

Location: 

Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA

Come celebrate Ramadan and learn about the Islamic faith with Tufts Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim, Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem Mazen and The Welcome Project! Join the Tufts Muslim Student Association on Wednesday, June 14th at the Tufts Interfaith Center for an immersive experience. Doors open at 7:30, meal served after the sunset prayer. All are welcome.The Welcome Project and Jetpac will be in attendance. The event is co-sponsored by the Tufts University Muslim Alumni Association (TUMAA). Community members are encouraged to support our program with a...

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2017 Jun 02

Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
A Humanist Hub religious ally, Laura Everett is a four-season bike commuter in Boston, pastor in the United Church of Christ, and author of "Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels." She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches. Laura writes and reflects on urban spirituality, noting that much contemporary spirituality focuses on finding the holy in the wilderness. Yet for those of us who feel called to cities, or do not have the option to leave, where do we find the transcendent in the daily disciplines of urban life? What can... Read more about Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels
2017 Jun 09

Greg Epstein: Humanism in the Age of Trump

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Join Humanist Chaplain and Hub Executive Director Greg Epstein for his monthly talk at the Hub: with music, food, poetry, discussion, and more. This talk will be great for newcomers, and we will have childcare available. Find out more here.
2017 May 06

Colors of the Commonwealth: Building Alliances to Combat Hate

(All day)

Location: 

2 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Did you, your parents, your grandparents or your ancestors come to this great nation by land, sea or air? Well, then this event is for you! Event Opening Speaker: Vivek Bald - Sikh American MIT Scholar, writer & documentary film maker. Join us in this discussion moderated by Dr. V. Kasturi Rangan, Professor of Marketing and co-chair of the Social Enterprise Initiative at Harvard Business School. We are honored to have an outstanding panel consisting of:
  • Commissioner William Evans - Boston Police Department
  • Genevieve Nadeau - Chief, Civil Rights Division, Office of...
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2017 Feb 12

Roundtable Discussion: Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join the Pluralism Project as it convenes religious, interfaith and civic leaders of Greater Boston for a roundtable discussion on what resources, skills, and help communities can offer one another in these increasingly tense times. Collaborators at the event include civic leaders, leaders of Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Sikh communities in the greater Boston area, and leaders of some of the interfaith and multicultural councils that have become something of a rapid-response team following incidents of threat, bias, or hate. The Pluralism Project  will use insights gleaned from this... Read more about Roundtable Discussion: Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston

Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life | April 29, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

May 3, 2016
“The usual notion is that Christianity would have a special problem dealing with intelligence out there, because it would take us away from being the center of the universe. For some people that’s very threatening, because somehow we won’t be as special as we have been,” says astronomer and former NASA historian Steven Dick. More →

Source: Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life | April 29, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop (2009)

Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop offered an opportunity for Boston-based academics, ministers, ministers-in-training, and other leaders to develop tools for a Christian ministry that is effectively grounded in the complex issues and urgent realities of an increasingly multi-religious city. This workshop, made possible through generous funding from the Louisville Institute and the Carpenter Foundation, sought to offer participants a way to engage directly with the religious diversity of greater Boston, and to enrich their own ministries and work through these... Read more about Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop (2009)

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