Discover Islam

Learn about various dimensions of Islam through award winning films!
Meet Muslim Neighbors and learn about their Congregations!
Get to know people from other parishes!

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This six-session class is an opportunity to learn about Islam, with our Muslim brothers and sisters and members of different parishes. In the first hour we will watch and discuss a DVD. In the second hour we will learn about a local Muslim community.

See list below for dates, topics and congregations.

Led by The Rev. Maria Tjeltveit, Canon for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, and rector of The Episcopal Church of the Mediator, Allentown.

Begins September 27
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Optional pot-luck dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Cathedral Church of the Nativity 321 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem

Date     Topic                                          Guest Congregation
9/27      Islam: Faith and History      Easton Phillipsburg Muslim Association
10/4      Christians and Islam          Lehigh Dialogue Center/Respect Graduate School
(10/11 We are invited to the Lehigh Dialogue Center 2200 Industrial Drive, Bethlehem, for a dinner and discussion about Refugees, 6:30 PM.)
10/25      Islam: An American Faith      Al Ahad Islamic Center
11/08       Islam: A Faith Hijacked                Muslim Association of the Lehigh Valley
11/15      African Americans and Islam      Islamic Education Center of PA
11/29      Women in Islam                                  Al-Maqasid

Please register by September 21 mail@episcopalmediator.org or (610) 434-0155.

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