Abrahamic Gathering 2013

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS


Niagara Foundation and Abrahamic Religious Committee hosted the Annual Abrahamic Tradition Gathering in collaboration with Union College, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Westminster Presbyterian Church, South Street Temple, Interchurch Ministries ARYA, Islamic Studies at UNO, Tri-Faith, AIISC Turkish American Society.

The event aims to bring together Muslims, Jews and Christians under the theme, “Shared Values in Abrahamic Traditions.”
This year’s event featured The Interfaith Amigos. Rabbi Ted Falcon is known as a spiritual guide, author, therapist and teacher of Jewish meditation. Imam Jamal Rahman is a popular speaker on Islam, Sufi spirituality, and interfaith relations. Pastor Stephen Griffith from St. Paul UMC together they have spoken widely, exploring the frontiers of interfaith spirituality.
At this event they joined by Christian ministers from the Lincoln-Omaha area.
The event included instrumental Sufi Music performance with musicians Mehmet Cakar and Ercan Yilmaz. This year’s Niagara Abrahamic Tradition gathering took place in University of Nebraska-Omaha Strauss performing center in Omaha on March 6 and Heartland church of Lincoln on March 7.


Date:
March 6 & 7, 2013

Venue:
University of Nebraska-Omaha Strauss Performing Center
Heartland Church of Lincoln


Speakers:
The Interfaith Amigos
Rabbi Ted Falcon
Pastor Stephen Griffith
Imam Jamal Rahman



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