This event has been canceled because of this week’s anticipated major snow storm. It is expected to be rescheduled in April.
Faith Seeking Understanding: An Islamic-Christian Dialogue
A Public Forum, Sponsored by the Greater Fairmont Council of Churches
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 901 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont, WV (across from McDonald’s)
The public is invited to attend this free event meant to create a foundation of mutual understanding and cooperation between these two historic religious traditions in a setting of genuine hospitality, a desire for learning and growth, and a context of peaceful cooperation.
From 10:00 a.m. to Noon a panel/public forum will discuss these items.
The panelists will include: Rev. Elise Neal (PCUSA/Reformed Tradition), Rev. Val Gittings (Baptist Tradition), Rev. Maria Wiblin (University Chaplain/Pastor), Dr. Michael Richards (United Methodist/Inter-Faith Traditions), and representatives from the Morgantown Islamic Center (Muslim). Mrs. Cathy Reed will be Forum Facilitator.
From noon to 1:00 p.m. lunch will be on a person’s own.
At 1:00 p.m. the 2014 PBS documentary “The Life of Muhammad” will be shown
For more information contact:
Dr. Michael Richards, President Greater Fairmont Council of Churches: 304-366-7288
Or Mrs. Cathy Reed, Outreach coordinator: Greater Fairmont Council of Churches: 304-363-5205
“Fides quaerens intellectum (Faith seeking understanding).” St. Anselm