This study, led by Deb Hammer, is held once monthly on the third Thursday at 10:00 am in the multi-purpose room.
To foster and build understanding, respect and trust is a challenging and urgent task in our increasingly complex and global society. Promoting peaceful-co-existence is a global priority in a world where the focus is often on fear. Accepting each other’s religious expression brings us together as a community and creates a voice for a hopeful future.
Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha, Nebraska is meeting this challenge. The Tri-Faith Initiative is a synagogue, a mosque, and a Christian church located on a common piece of land, each with its own separate building. The religious partners are Temple Israel, the American Muslim Institute, and Countryside Community Church. The goal of the Tri-Faith Initiative is to build bridges of respect, trust and acceptance between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
In January we began a study learning how the Tri-Faith Initiative came to be established. We will take a look at the religious history of each faith. In the fall of 2018, we hope to take a trip to the Tri-Faith Initiative and tour their facilities.
God encourages us to come to Him in prayer and make our requests known to Him. This group shares the joys and concerns of members of our congregation and others in need and takes them to God with praise, thanksgiving, and petition. You can express your faith and serve others by praying for their needs and for the needs of the church. For more information or to start the Prayer Chain, please call Madge Bruflat (375-5171) or the church office (375-2899).
The focus of the Prayer Partners group is prayer: deepening our relationship with God through prayer, sharing prayer with others, extending prayers to our local & global communities, as well as providing opportunities to reflect upon the means & methods of prayer through study. Prayer is a support beam in our spiritual life, but do we know what that means? Come and ask questions in the safe environment of Prayer Partners.