Can We Get Along? A Christian/Mulsim Dialog

As part of its 350th anniversary year celebration, The First Congregational Church of Greenwich presents The Rev. Dr. Brenda J. Stiers Memorial Speaker Series. The next in this series is “Can We Get Along?” A Christian/Muslim Dialog featuring Hartford Seminary Scholars, Dr. Heidi Hadsell, President and Professor of Social Ethics, and Dr. Feryal Salem, Professor of Islamic Scriptures and Law Saturday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m., in the church Meetinghouse. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

This speaker series is dedicated to the memory of Brenda Stiers, a beloved spiritual and community leader in Greenwich for many years, and the wife of First Church’s Pastor Emeritus, Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Stiers. The series focuses on various ways in which faith and religion interact with other aspects of human society and endeavor.

Other upcoming programs in the series include Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary and Dr. Robert Johnson, President, Institute for New Economic Thinking discussing economics and theology on November 14, and Jim Ziolkowski, Founder of buildOn and author of “Walk in Their Shoes,” discussing faith and mission in December.

The First Congregational Church is located at 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich (across from Binney Park). Visit fccog.org for more info or call 203-637-1791.

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