INTERFAITH TRIALOGUE IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
April 25th, 2013- Richmond, VA. Bon Air Presbyterian Church, Bon Air United Methodist Church, OR AMI Congregation, Virginia Muslim Coalition for Public Affairs, St Edward Catholic Church. and the Islamic Center of Virginia are launching their fifth annual interfaith trialogue in 2013. Their is to deepen mutual understanding and appreciation among the three Abrahamic religious communities. The three communities will meet three evenings in May to understand each other’s traditions and build better relations. The organizers stressed the importance of such communication, because it helps us appreciate our respective faiths as good neighbors, leads to goodwill and mutual understanding, and provides a model of neighborhood harmony in Chesterfield County and the region. They see these gatherings as important opportunities to address religious, ethical, and moral issues facing the Richmond region. The organizers stress that one does not need uniformity to seek common ground. The events are open to the public and start at 7:00 pm. Free parking and refreshments will be available.
Dates and places of the Trialogue:
1st session on May 02, 2013: at Bon Air United Methodist Church
(1645 Buford Road, Richmond VA 23235) - Good and evil in human nature.
2nd session on May 09, 2013: at OR AMI
(9400 West Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA 23235) -
Modern culture and Religion: clash or cave?
3rd session on May 16, 2013: the Islamic Center of Virginia
(1241 Buford Road, Richmond VA 23235) - Universal values: religion versus culture
For more information, please contact:
Yad b’ Yad
Or Ami ways & means Committee