Midday Interfaith Dialogues are opportunities for interfaith dialogue on a range of religious and social issue topics. A guest speaker will start the dialogue with a presentation and discussion continues in small groups. Events are typically held on the second Thursday of the month, from 12 – 1:45 p.m. at Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, 1671 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 (View Map) Doors open at 11:30 a.m. All events are free and open to the public, a free will donation is invited. Beverages and light refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring a lunch for yourself.
February 2016 Midday Interfaith Dialogue
Infrastructure of Opportunity in the Saint Paul Area: a Vision of Interfaith Action
Thursday, February 11, 2016
12 - 1:45 p.m.
Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul
1671 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 (View Map)
What is the “infrastructure of opportunity” in the Greater Saint Paul area? Why do income disparities continue to grow? Randi Roth, new executive director of Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul (formerly the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches), will present a vision (Interfaith Action’s vision) of multiple faith communities joining in a concerted effort to alleviate the effects of poverty and address root causes of poverty in the East Metro area, followed by reflections and dialogue among participants about the prospects, barriers and how to engage in concrete change efforts.
Coming in March… Midday Interfaith Dialogue, Macalester College’s Mahmoud El-Kati presenting with dialogue on “History Matters: Civil Rights History, Black Lives Matter and the Role of Religion.”