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Monday, August 3

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Racial Disparities in Medical Care

Finding CommUNITY in Difficult Times

Thursday, August 13

3:00 - 3:45 pm

Pastoring to Our Communities During a Pandemic

Wednesday, August 19

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Words Matter: Etiquette of Speech

Tuesday, September 1

3:00 - 3:45 pm

 

Racial Disparities in Medical Care

Monday, August 3

4:00 - 4:45 pm

How does racism affect our medical care?
 

What are the lived experiences of a medical practitioner and a hospital chaplain?
 

How can we advocate for our patients in need?

Moji Saberin, MD is a practicing OBGYN. She also volunteers at The Clinic in Phoenixville, serves on the Boards of Interfaith and the Maternal and Child Health Consortium, and is passionate about creating a just and sustainable society.

Chaplain Betty A. White. M.Div., BCC is an ACPE Certified Educator and the Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Education at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Finding CommUNITY in Difficult Times

Thursday, August 13

1:00 - 1:45 pm

What is community?

How do we build community through faith and activism while physically apart?

How has this new evolution of community transformed us?

Rev. Jesse Garner is the Board Chair of Interfaith Philadelphia and retired pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. 

Homa Tavangar is an educator and best-selling author. She is co-founder of the Big Questions Institute, an active volunteer, and practices the Baha’i Faith. She lives in Lower Merion, PA.

 

Pastoring to Our Communities During a Pandemic

Wednesday, August 19

1:00 - 1:45 pm

What practices and rituals can clergy conduct while we are unable to gather?


How do we maintain the sacredness of our worship in a virtual setting?


What are some other ways in which clergy have creatively cared for our communities in these times?

Rev. Carolyn C. Cavaness is a fourth generation preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and serves as the pastor of Bethel AME Church of Ardmore.

Monsignor Gregory Fairbanks is the Dean of the School of Diaconal Formation and a professor of Church History at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, PA.

 

Words Matter: Dialogue and Disagreement

Tuesday, September 1

3:00 - 3:45 pm

What is my tradition of civil dialogue?


What does my theology say about how we speak to one another?


How do we address disagreement when it happens in our communities?

Rabbi David Ackerman is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley, PA where he teaches Torah, plays guitar, and works with others to build up a sacred community rich in learning, spirituality, and kindness. 

Asheq Fazlullah works with Campus Ministry at Villanova University helping support Muslim life and interfaith activities on campus. He serves on the boards of Interfaith Philadelphia and MuslimsServe.org.

Questions? Contact Andrew Feigenbaum:

jaf@interfaithphiladelphia.org

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