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The Sanctuary Movement: An Interfaith Response to a Humanitarian Crisis

April 22 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd
Boston, MA 02215 United States
Free

Join in an important discussion on the sanctuary movement, including  presentations on the history and documenting of the sanctuary movement, panel discussions with first sanctuary movement activists, and new sanctuary movement activists. The keynote address will be presented by Grace Yukich, entitled "A Refuge for Immigrants: The Promise and Challenge of Sanctuary in the United States."

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Vitality and Decline in the Black Churches of the Boston Area

April 23 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, 130 Essex Street
South Hamilton, MA 01982 United States

Photo: First African Meeting House, Boston You are invited to a presentation and discussion on the Vitality and Decline in the Black Churches of the Boston Area by a team of students from the Mentored Ministry class at CUME, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston. They have been doing some preliminary study and research related to the Black Church Vitality Project. Come out and support their efforts. Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. – Emmanuel Gospel Center, 2 San Juan St., Boston, MA

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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement – Spring Classes

April 24 from 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 17, 2019

Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Room TBA
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Perspectives is a profound 15-week journey that is taught across the nation and around the world. Perspectives will thread you so deeply into God’s story that it might just change your life. The class can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit. It can also be taken for certificate or key reading. The class is being offered in the locations below: -Norwalk, CT at Broad River Church starting on Sunday, Jan 20 from 6:30-9:00 -Hampton Falls, NH at First Baptist Church starting on Monday,…

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Spirituality & Social Justice: Abraham Joshua Heschel & Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 25 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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weekly interactive course
Temple Israel, Natick, 145 Hartford St.
Natick, MA 01760 United States
$120

Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King met in the early 1960’s and established a friendship based on shared values and mutual respect between their Jewish and Christian traditions. Through our study, we will pursue several key biographical, theological, and political questions: How did each emerge as a public figure? What were their understandings of the relationship between religion and American democracy? How did they weave together ritual and ethics concerns? Can we apply lessons from their interreligious, cross-cultural, and…

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The Renewal of Catholic Social Teaching in the Age of Pope Francis: What difference has Pope Francis made in church social teachings?

April 25 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Saint Cecelia Parish Hall, 18 Belvidere Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
Free

Social justice is a core component of the Catholic faith tradition but has not always been a core component of day to day teachings. In this conversation, we’ll explore how Pope Francis has sparked new discussions about social justice and what this means for the next generation of Catholic leaders in our society. Join us for a conversation with Thomas Massaro, S.J., Professor of Moral Theology at Fordham University. His nine books and over 100 published articles are devoted to…

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2019 Spirituality and Justice Award

April 28 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445-4214 United States
Free

Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries' President to Receive 2019 Spirituality & Justice Award The Rev. Dr. David Killian, who served as a pastor in Boston, Brookline, Watertown, and Newton, will receive the 2019 Spirituality and Justice Award on Sunday, April 28 during the 10:30 am Holy Eucharist at All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street in Brookline. The award is given each year to a person whose deep spirituality is expressed in work for social justice. The Award was given over the years…

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UniteBoston Neighborhood Dinner: East Boston

April 28 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RSVP Via Email to See Address, MA 02118 United States
Free

Join us for a neighborhood dinner in East Boston with other Christians on Sunday April 28 at 6:00 pm, hosted by Adam Montalbano from Reality Church Boston. The photo above is from the last East Boston neighborhood dinner that Adam hosted in December. The goal for the dinners is to build relationships and to let our relationships inform our shared mission of revealing Jesus’ love within our communities. At this dinner, we will have the special opportunity to hear from Christian leaders in the neighborhood…

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Religious Communities and Human Flourishing by Tyler VanderWeele (Theology on Tap)

April 30 from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
MAST Restaurant and Drinkery, 45 Province Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
Free

Tyler VanderWeele: Religious Communities and Human Flourishing The Church of the Advent's Theology on Tap returns on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in MAST' Restaurant and Drinkery The Lower Bar 45 Province Street, Boston, MA 02108 Dr VanderWeele is the director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University which among other things investigates the role that religious communities play in public health, medicine, and in bringing about human flourishing. These projects include original empirical research on how religious communities affect…

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The Lord’s Prayer Experience

May 19 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Family Parish, 12 Monument Square
Concord, MA 01742 United States
Free

An ecumenical transformance: Holy Family parish is pleased to host composer Yosef Kottlerin gathering Catholics, Protestants, Orthodox, & Jews to celebrate our common roots while honoring each other’s paths through a prayer so common to us. There are two ways to participate: 1. Just come to the event itself on May 19th 2. In addition to that, join the event choir, which involves also coming to rehearsal at Holy Family on May 13th, 7:30-9pm. In the composer’s words: An uplifting journey into song &…

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PEER Servants Walk for Economic Empowerment

June 1 from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Quannapowitt Gazebo, 1 Church Street
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
Free

Let’s make June 1st a great day for the materially poor! Join us in walking three miles around a beautiful lake and raise funds for PEER’s global partners.  Our partners are extending God’s kingdom to the materially poor as they provide micro-loans to hard-working women and men, empower the youth to serve others, and bring educational opportunities to vulnerable children.  Go t0 w4ee.org to register to walk , launch your crowdfunding, or support your favorite walker(s).    Meet at the…

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SoulFest 2019

August 1 from 9:00 am - August 3 from 11:30 pm
Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Road
Gilford, MA 03249 United States
$50 – $180

Celebrating Music, Love & Action - the SoulFest, will be held August 1 - 3, 2019 in the picturesque mountains and lakes region of Gilford, New Hampshire at Gunstock Mountain Resort. Gunstock provides an idyllic setting for this one-of-a-kind celebration gathering 8,000 attendees and more than 100 artists and speakers. As New England’s largest Christian music festival, SoulFest has become a summer staple to numerous families throughout the New England area. Confirmed Artists: Switchfoot • for KING & COUNTRY •…

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