Bahai News - Interfaith Mission Service presents program on rituals

Interfaith Mission Service presents program on rituals


From Staff Reports - The Interfaith Mission Service will present the first of a two-part program on Ritual in Religious Life on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church.

Panel members from various faiths will describe the rituals in their respective religious traditions, what roles they play, their purpose, who leads them, who participates in them and other aspects of the importance to the faith.

Panel members will be Darren Hiebert of the Baha'i faith, Monsignor Michael Sexton of the Roman Catholic tradition, Flora Boardman of the Greek Orthodox Christian church, Bill Brown of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Imam Mustafa Abushagur of Islam, Judy Guerry of the Religious Society of Friends/Quakers and Alice Dilbeck of Unitarian Universalists.

On March 12, Ritual in Religious Life II will feature panel speakers representing Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism and the Protestant and Pentecostal traditions of the Christian faith.

Faith Church is at the intersection of Whitesburg Drive and Airport Road. For more information, call 536-2401 or visit the Web site

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