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Interfaith Council hosting Video Series on Abilene Faith Communities

A tour of Temple Mizpah and a discussion of Judaism led by Dr Marc Orner is the first installment of a Facebook video series hosted by the Abilene Interfaith Council. Due to COVID-19, the council is “meeting” on Facebook this year with a monthly video series of faith communities in Abilene. Additional videoes are being prepared for coming months. Click

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INTERFAITH PROGRAMS CANCELED

The Abilene Interfaith Council has canceled its April and May programming due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020-2021 programming will begin in September. Details will be released when programs are finalized. A tour of the Hindu Temple on North Mockingbird Street had been planned for April 18, led by Om Ghimirey. The annual National Day of Prayer Interfaith Observance had

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AIC FEATURES DOUG MENDENHALL

Abilene Adventures in Faith, Journalism and Political Activism Doug Mendenhall, professor of journalism at Abilene Christian University and columnist of note, will be guest speaker Tuesday, Feb. 18, for the monthly meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. The meeting will being at noon at the Abilene Public Library’s South Branch, next to Penney’s in the Mall of Abilene. The program,

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STIVER, COPELAND AIC SPEAKERS

Hardin-Simmons University professors Dan Stiver and Tom Copeland will be guest speakers for the November meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council at noon Tuesday. Topic is “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.” The public is invited to the meeting, which begins at noon in Gerhart Hall at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest,

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YEMENI REFUGEE BRINGS STORY TO ABILENE

By LORETTA FULTON Mohammed AL Samawi, a peace activist and author of “The Fox Hunt,” will bring a story of inspiration to Abilene Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 14-15.  The public is invited to his Monday evening presentation, “Building Bridges: Interfaith Dialogue Across the Islamic, Jewish, and Christian Communities.” The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Mabee Room of

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RELATIONSHIPS, INROADS, HIGHLIGHT INTERFAITH COUNCIL’S 20 YEARS

By LORETTA FULTON For its 20th anniversary celebration, Abilene Interfaith Council did what it does best–provided a venue for meaningful conversation, enlightened with excellent programming, and fed well. The council’s motto is, “Breaking Bread Together in Peace,” and on Sept. 19, members shared much more than bread. A table in Gerhart Hall at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

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