Missouri UCC to host Muslim speaker on 9/11 anniversary

Missouri UCC to host Muslim speaker on 9/11 anniversary

Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, the First Congregational Church of Webster Groves (Mo.) UCC will host on Sunday, Sept. 11 a program titled Peace Be Upon You! – “an interface exploration of common purpose and collaboration designed to move us from tolerance to empathy.”

The event, designed for all ages, will run from 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the church, located at 10 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves.

The keynote will be delivered by Khaled Abdul Hamid, a noted speaker and creator of the web log “Khaled Hamid Forum: Just Some Thoughts of an American Muslim on Politics, Religion, and Muslim Community Issues.”

Workshops begin at 4 p.m., followed by a complimentary casual dinner at 6 p.m. and the keynote address at 6:45 p.m.

Child care will be available throughout the event for attendees under 4 years old. Reservations are preferred for child care and/or dinner. More information and reservations are available at 314-962-0475, ext. 10 or via e-mail <events@firstchurchwg.org>.


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