Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice is embarking on a new project of intentional interfaith conversations as a follow-up to our successful Sacred Site Visits program. The goals are to deepen the conversation and learning about different faith traditions, build new and deepen existing relationships, and focus more on how individuals experience and live out their faiths, rather than hearing from clergy or 'experts'.
We are starting with two events as a pilot. We hope it will grow into an ongoing series of events of intentional interfaith conversations, lay-led, on a variety of topics. Each event will feature a panel of 3 or 4 people speaking to a given topic, with a moderator or facilitator. Panelists will all be lay people, speaking from their own faith tradition and understanding, but not speaking for their faith tradition.
After the presentations, we will break into small groups to give people a chance to share their thoughts and reactions to what they heard. Then we will come back together for report-outs from the small groups.
Please put on your calendar March 9 and May 18, 2023, from 7:00 to 8:30pm. The topic for both events will be "How do our traditions teach us to construct our sense of moral responsibility?"
If you are interested in being a panelist for either of these dates, please email Rabbi Bonnie Margulis at firstname.lastname@example.org. No experience or expertise necessary, just a willingness to share your own beliefs and understandings from the perspective of your faith tradition.
Stay tuned for details and a link to RSVP.