Bahai News -- Interfaith Thanksgiving

Interfaith Thanksgiving

Published: Dec 8, 2002

VALRICO - Representatives of several faiths participated Nov. 26 in the Brandon Interfaith Coalition's seventh annual Thanksgiving service at Valrico's Holy Innocents Episcopal Church.

Offering prayers and praises were The Rev. Stephen Rudacille, Holy Innocents pastor; the Rev. Jerold Stadel of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida; William Kalbas of Brandon's Congregation Beth Shalom; the Rev. Robert White of Valrico's St. Mark Church, United Church of Christ; Mostafa Nahas and Joan Mulrennan Zaki, members of the Muslim faith; Pauline Vaas of the Baha'i faith; and the Rev. Jerry Van Dyken and Paul Dinnis of First United Methodist Church of Brandon. An offering was taken to benefit Dover's San Jose Mission, a project of the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg that serves farm and migrant workers.

Send news of cultural events, social activities, anniversaries and birthday celebrations, new club officers, and other items of community interest to Marlene Boggs at The Tampa Tribune, 505 W. Robertson St., Brandon FL 33511, or e-mail at

Send news of cultural events, social activities, anniversaries and birthday celebrations, new club officers, and other items of community interest to Marlene Boggs at The Tampa Tribune, 505 W. Robertson St., Brandon FL 33511, or e-mail at BoggsToo@aol.com or fax (813) 643-6844. Call (813) 689-8553 or (813) 685-4581 for more information.

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