Social Justice is pleased to report on recent activities and to invite you to participate in several events, too.
Friday, March 17th
On Friday March 17th, a group of us attended the 1:00 p.m. worship service at the Islamic Center of Boston. We appreciated the sermon, and were grateful to have the opportunity to meet with the center president, Mr. Malik Khan, and to give him the cards and letters our own SUMC kids had written. The adults are following up with a letter of support.
Letters! We’re Sending Letters!
We are reaching out to all of our neighbors who have suffered from the prevalence of hateful words and actions in this divisive time. We will be mailing letters to Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley, and to Congregation B’Nai Torah of Sudbury, and to the Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland. A copy of the letter can be found in this issue of the Chronicle, in the church office, and at our website. You may take a copy and sign it, or download it from your computer (here), and send it along if you would like to.
We’re Heading to the Interfaith Book Group on Sunday
We are looking forward to attending the Interfaith Book Group this afternoon at the Islamic Center of Boston. Meeting from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., we will be discussing The Faith Club, a story of three women, a Muslim, a Christian, and a Jew, and their search for mutual understanding. This book discussion is a part of World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Let’s Join Up and Worship at Old West Church on Sunday, March 26th at 7 p.m.
Bishop Karen Oliveto, the UMC’s first openly gay Bishop is preaching on Sunday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. at Old West Church, 181 Cambridge Street, Boston . Details for the event can be found on FaceBook. https://www.facebook.com/events/716016321892495/?ti=icl