Missouri UCC to host Muslim speaker on 9/11 anniversary

Missouri UCC to host Muslim speaker on 9/11 anniversary

August 16, 2011
Written by Jeff Woodard

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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