Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Multifaith Events and Displays for 12th Interfaith Awareness Week

Interfaith Awareness Week 12
2009 Events and Activities for Madison Area
December 6 - December 12, 2009

This is the 12th annual Interfaith Awareness Week proclaimed by the Governor
of Wisconsin, the Dane County Executive, Madison Mayor and Middleton Mayor.
All events and activities are free and open to the public.

Interfaith Awareness Week 12 continues to be a collaborative effort of
people of different faiths. This year, Reverend Anne Wynne is coordinator
and facilitator of the noon program at the capitol. Greater Madison
Inter-religious Association, Dialogue International and Inroads Interfaith
Ministry are sponsors.

There are two kinds of events planned: multifaith events in a public
location and open houses of worship. This has at least nine open houses and
two public events. There will also be two public displays for viewing:

"Good Neighbor - Interfaith Awareness" in the main display case at the
Middleton Public Library Starting December 1, 2009 - all month

"The World of Faith Traditions in Wisconsin" in the Capitol Rotunda Monday
December 7 through Friday December 11, 2009 Over 20 DISPLAYS INCLUDE: UNITY,
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST, SUFI ORDER OF THE WEST, SIKH, ROMAN CATHOLIC,
PRESBYTERIAN, PAGAN, ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN, METHODIST (UMC), ISLAM, HINDU, EPISCOPAL, ECKANKAR, BUDDHIST, BELOVED COMMUNITY, BAHA'I and several interfaith groups.

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MULTIFAITH EVENTS:

WEDNESDAY 12/9/09
6:30-8:30pm
4th Annual Good Neighbor Interfaith Celebration Middleton Public Library,
7425 Hubbard Ave, Middleton "Christianity is an Eastern Religion" a
multifaith panel discussion Including Orthodox Christianity, Hindu,
Buddhist, Muslim and Sikh Moderated by Renu Paul, Society for Asian and
Comparative Philosophy

THURSDAY 12/10/09
10:00am-12:00noon
Madison Interfaith Dialogue group meets in the Capitol Building (Room 425 SW)
For over 20 years, MID has been meeting for multifaith discussion and dialogue

THURSDAY 12/10/09
12:00noon-1:00pm
8th Annual Interfaith Celebration at the Wisconsin Capitol Diverse faith
presentations with music and dancing. Afterwards, individuals of faith traditions will be at displays to answer questions

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OPEN HOUSES - Faith communities listed have agreed to host the public during
Interfaith Awareness Week (see separate entry)

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Facebook: group "Inroads Ministry" or friend "Inroads Minister" or event "Interfaith Awareness Week"

This is preliminary list, so please check this website for updates and corrections

For contact purposes:
Rev. John-Brian Paprock
Inroads Ministry, P.O.Box 5207, Madison, WI 53705
608.242.4244 voicemail

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