Upcoming Project Interfaith Events

I recently joined the Communications Committee for Omaha’s Project Interfaith. Founded by Beth Katz, the organization strives to unite people and groups of different faiths, beliefs and backgrounds through collaborative communication. I hope you’ll consider attending these events.

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“Beyond Fundamentalisms: Theirs and Ours” A Community Conversation with Dr. Martin Marty, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Modern Christianity in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago

Sunday, October 4, 2009, 7:00 pm
Countryside Community Church (8787 Pacific Street)
Pre-registration strongly suggested.
Register online at http://martinmartyomaha.eventbrite.com/
Held in partnership with Countryside Community Church and the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation

Religious Diversity and Public Service: A Training and Professional Development for National Service Members and Non-Profit Leaders
Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7:30 am- 3:00 pm
OPS Teacher Administrative Center Building (3215 Cuming Street)
Pre-registration is required.
Register online at http://www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=766843
Held in partnership with ServeNebraska, the Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission

Religious Diversity Issues in Health Care Community Roundtable
Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 3:30- 4:30 pm
Conference Room at the Center for Health Policy and Ethics (2616 Burt Street)
Directions and details at http://chpe.creighton.edu/events/roundtables/2009-2010/katz.htm
Roundtable hosted and moderated by the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University

Religious Diversity Issues in Professional Care Giving: A Training for Professional Care Givers, Medical Personnel and Social Service Providers in Facilities and In-Home Care
Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 7:45 am- 4:00 pm
5 CEUs available
Location TBA
Pre-registration is required. To register email info@projectinterfaithusa.org or call (402) 933-4647.
Held in partnership with the Respite Resource Center of Nebraska and the Creighton Health Sciences Library

Interfaith Youth Service Project
January 2010- February 2010
Service Sites: Together, Inc. and Neighbors United

“Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations in the 21st Century”
A Community Conversation with Dr. John Esposito, Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University

Thursday, February 23, 2010, 7:00 pm
Location: TBA
Held in partnership with the Islamic Center of Omaha

Christian-Hindu Study Circle
March 2010
Hindu Temple (13010 Arbor Street)
Held in partnership with the Hindu Temple

Interfaith Architecture Tour

March 2010
Sites to be announced
Held in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA)- Omaha Chapter

Community Conversations with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School
“Jesus, the Jewish Story Teller” A Community Conversation
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 7:00 pm
First-Plymouth Congregational Church (2000 “D” Street, Lincoln, NE)
Held in partnership with First-Plymouth Congregational Church

“I’m not Anti-Jewish…Am I? Avoiding Anti-Jewish Preaching and Teaching” A Luncheon Workshop for Christian Educators and Clergy
Friday, April 23, 2010, 11:30 am
First-Plymouth Congregational Church (2000 “D” Street, Lincoln, NE)
Held in partnership with First-Plymouth Congregational Church

ProjectInterfaith grows understanding, respect and relationships among people of all faiths and beliefs. For more information on our programs and resources, visit our blog at www.projectinterfaith.blogspot.com.

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