Tenth Anniversary Interfaith Commemoration PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jo Cohrs   
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:03

Sunday, September 11, 2011 3 pm
Augustana's Centennial Hall, Rock Island
(Free event, open to the public, refreshments served)

In 2001 Churches United brought the over 5,000 people from across the Quad Cities together in the aftermath of 9/11. Once again we will reach out tA the whole area for this 10th year remembrance. People from diverse faith groups and community leaders from the Quad City area will come together to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with reflections and prayers.

Keynore speaker is Ms. Najeeba Syeed-Miller, an attorney by training who has worked extensivvely in the area of conflict resolution between diverse groups and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Interreligious Studies at the CLaremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA.

A year-long series of interfaith events in the spirit of promoting bridge-building within our community will be announced, moving forward with greater strength and deeper understanding of each other.

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