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Tuesday, May 14: BHFH welcomes Civic Series Boston: Exploring America’s Gun Culture
Saturday, May 18: Quaker Campus Ministry & Welcoming College Students into Our Local Meetings: Continuing the Conversation
Monday, May 20, 6-9pm: Advocacy for the Long Haul: Learn strategic advocacy skills in this workshop with the Friends Committee on National Legislation. **Be sure to RSVP so we know how much pizza to order!**
Saturday, June 1, 7:30pm: It’s Now or Never: My Journey through the Late Middle Ages: the Boston premiere of a solo show by acclaimed writer and performer Judah Leblang. Winnipeg’s Jewish Post calls the show “intriguing” and “masterfully told.”
Sunday, June 9, 1-3pm: …and Covenant: Spiritual Gifts and the Beloved Community: The 2019 Weed Memorial Lecture by Emily Provance.
We are made to fit together like a set of puzzle pieces, as we name, affirm, and nurture spiritual gifts and ministries. But some of our differences are not God-given. Some of our differences are imposed by society and circumstance Race, age, country of origin, gender identity, economic status, and many other factors influence how others see us and how we see ourselves. How does this affect the puzzle pieces? How does it affect the ways in which we understand the whole? Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible room. Childcare available by advance request.
Sunday, June 30, 1-4pm: Tema Okun & Donna Bivens: Teaching For Racial Justice In These Times: How are we thinking differently about how and what to teach? What is our responsibility to incorporate somatic and spiritual aspects into our approaches? How are we making room for the deep personal work necessary for radical transformation? How do we help ourselves and others hold nuance, complexity, and not knowing in a culture that prefers simple answers to complex problems? Racial justice educators, teachers, and trainers are invited to join Tema Okun and Donna Bivens for a facilitated gathering to share wisdom with one other through inquiry and reflection. Sliding scale $25-$100. No one turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible room. Childcare available by advance request.