Twin Cities Area Faith-based Group to Host Four November Programs on 'Getting Over Stereotypes'

The St. Paul Interfaith Network is sponsoring a series of four November programs on “Getting Over Stereotypes: An Interfaith Dialogue Among Eastern, Western and Indigenous Peoples.”

The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, part of the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University, is affiliated with the St. Paul Interfaith Network.

The programs will be held on the four Monday evenings of Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the programs run from 7 to 9 p.m. The programs are open to the public; a free-will offering is welcome.

  • On Nov. 1, the Rev. Gail Anderson, Vishal Agarwal and Dr. Tamim Saidi will discuss “God and Gods” at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St. Paul.
  • On Nov. 8, Rabbi Amy Eilberg, Suhag Shukla and Alison Milton will discuss “The Human Family” at Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul.
  • On Nov. 15, Mallerie Shirley, Professor Rhodora Beaton and Professor Jeanne Lacourt will discuss “Sacred Space” at the Islamic Institute of Minnesota in Maplewood.
  • On Nov. 22, Professor Jeanne Lacourt, the Rev. Marilyn Myo-O and Rabbi David Locketz will discuss “Sacred Time” at Hamline University in St. Paul.

Moderating the sessions will be Ira Gordon of the Interfaith Bridging Initiative and the Rev. John Marboe, a Lutheran pastor.

For more information visit the St. Paul Interfaith Network’s new website.