Madison Area Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
Interfaith Thanksgiving CelebrationSunday, November 21, 2010
2:30pm Gathering music
3pm Program ~ followed by social sharing of food** and beverages
Listen, learn, enjoy and share music, meditation, prayers, readings and other sacred expressions of Thanksgiving from a variety of spiritual traditions and communities in the greater Madison area.
Keynote Speaker: Rohany Nayan, presenting "Come Ye Thankful"; she is a doctoral candidate at U.W. Madison in the
area of Literacy Studies. Her research focus is on immigrant families, especially Muslim families, in examining their literacy
practices and identifying development of Muslim children in the U.S. For four years she was the principal at the local
Islamic school (Madinah Academy of Madison). She is actively involved in organizing local Muslim communities in the U.S.
and encouraging dialogue among the various communities of faith. She attends the 3 Islamic Centers in Madison whenever
Bring canned goods or a cash donation for Dane County Food pantries.
**Please bring appetizers, desserts or finger foods to share.
Free childcare for ages birth through age 10 will be provided.
Lakeview Lutheran Church, 4001 Mandrake Road, Madison
at the corner of Northport and Mandrake
Sponsored by: Greater Madison Interreligious Association (GMIA); also sponsored by: Benedictine Women of Madison- Holy Wisdom Monastery, Circle Sanctuary, Deer Park Buddhist Center, Inroads Ministry, KARING Hypnotherapy Asso. and Wellife Mind, Body, Spirit Expositions, Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin, Lakeview Lutheran Church, Madison Baha’i Community, Madison Eckankar Community, Madison Interfaith Dialogue, Madison Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Madison-area Urban Ministry, Memorial United Church of Christ, Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ, , Springdale /West Blue Mounds Lutheran Parish, The Crossing Campus Christian Center, Tri-Unity Wellife Assoc., Inc., Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wisdom’s Well Interfaith Spirituality Center, and others.