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October 2021

*IN PERSON!* Day Forum: A Celebration of Welcome

19 October, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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Please join us for our monthly Day Forum -- this time, outside and in person! On Tuesday, October 19 from 11:45am-1:00pm, IRT will meet together for cakes and a variety of snacks in the outdoor pavilion and picnic area at Zion Lutheran Church (1501 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103). We will welcome the presence of one another and also invite new clergy and friends to Washtenaw County and to IRT. We ask that unvaccinated people wear masks, and…

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November 2021

An Interfaith Celebration of Thanks: Joyful Perseverance

21 November, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to high COVID and flu numbers in Washtenaw County, we are pivoting our event to be on Zoom ONLY at 7pm. Please register for the event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkcuiqqT8tE9bpueCjgQAhBugG3WNZItn2 For 27 years, the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County has offered a Celebration of Thanks event as an ideal time for people of faith and conscience to come together and show appreciation for our blessings. This year, we will gather on Zoom to reflect upon the theme, “Joyful Perseverance.” As…

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January 2022

The Commitment to Peacemaking: A January 6 Interview with Carson Smith

January 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

IRT invites you to a virtual interview with Carson Smith to discuss the spiritual practice and personal commitment to peacemaking. On January 6, we will reach the one year anniversary of the insurrection. We know that we live in a time of great division in our nation and around the world. How are we called to peacemaking -- the deep work of upholding vulnerable people as we promote safety and collective flourishing? Carson Smith grew up in Flushing, Michigan and…

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Day Forum: 2022’s Most Pressing Needs

January 18 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

What are the most pressing issues of the 21st century? In response to these needs, what values do you want to live? How do you plan to get involved in addressing these needs in 2022? We invite you to join IRT for our Day Forum where we will discuss these questions over the lunch hour. This conversation will be facilitated by Dwight L. Wilson, Board Chair for IRT. Please join us by registering at this link below: Zoom Registration for…

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February 2022

Climate Justice: Building Congregational Coalitions

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County invites you to a community discussion about climate justice as we interview Peggy Daub and Richard Tucker. In preparation for the 2021 Glasgow Climate Change Conference, Peggy Daub, Richard Tucker, and additional community members of the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting organized an interfaith coalition this summer to march to Chase Bank, demanding that the institution divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy. How can we organize coalitions of congregations in this…

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Day Forum: Considering the Place of Prayer in the Modern World

February 15 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County invites you to an interspiritual dialogue about the place of prayer in the modern world. Together, during the lunch hour, we will explore vital questions together: What role does prayer play in your life, and what forms can it take? How do you practice prayer personally or communally? Does prayer impact our own relationship to the modern world, and if so, how? We invite you to this meaningful conversation. If you'd like to…

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March 2022

Day Forum: Caring for Community Trauma

March 15 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Interfaith Round Table invites you to an interspiritual dialogue concerning community care in times of collective trauma. We are entering our third year of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of this time, all lives have been disrupted and some have been unended. How do we care for grief and loss on a massive scale? And how do we provide trauma-informed care during this pandemic alongside experiences of racism, violence, climate crisis disasters, and more? During this time, we…

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April 2022

Day Forum: From ‘Place to Purpose’ — Environmentalism and Climate Justice

April 19 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Interfaith Round Table invites you to an interspiritual dialogue concerning environmentalism and climate justice. As we near the celebration of Earth Day, how do your spiritual traditions honor the concept of sacred place, and how does that impact your work toward climate care? Which places in our world or in your upbringing provide you with a larger sense of purpose, and how is that informing your work in caring for the earth? We invite you to this meaningful conversation.…

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May 2022

Day Forum: Discussing Modern Psalms

May 17 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County invites you to an interspiritual discussion of modern psalms with Dwight L. Wilson, Board Chair of IRT. Among his other writings, Dwight is the author of Modern Psalms in Search of Peace and Justice and Modern Psalms of Solace and Resistance. How can poetry and reflective writings bring us into closer relationship and alignment with the sacred? We invite you to this meaningful conversation. If you'd like to join us, you can register…

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June 2022

Day Forum: Beloved, Sacred Texts — Sharing and Listening

June 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County invites you to an interspiritual time of sharing over sacred texts. Each person is invited to bring a sacred text from their congregation, community, or personal life. We will share these with one another, listen, and build mutual appreciation. How might we learn from ancient wisdom and modern reflections? And how can we find distinctive themes and shared values? We invite you to this meaningful conversation. If you'd like to join us, you…

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