CHANGE OF TIME The annual UN International Day of Peace Flag-Raising Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. by the flag pole at City Hall South Plaza. Please note the time of 11 a.m., which is earlier than previous years so as not to conflict with other events taking place nearby…. Read more »
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Here is Rev. Ian Kellogg from Mill Woods United Church speaking at our Lunch and Learn on September 12. He spoke about Mill Woods’ 40 year history, as well as the spiritual characteristics of the Mill Woods area.
With examples such as Avatar and Ms. Marvel, Rebecca Wright presents “Positive portrayals of religious and spiritual ideas in modern visual media.” Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action Lunch and Learn, August 8, 2016.
Our Lunch and Learn this month was on the topic of “Reconciliation in Rwanda,” and featured Emmanuel Gatera, a minister from Rwanda, and Dr. Kae Neufeld of St. Stephen’s College, speaking about their experiences working with women who were traumatized by the events of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi by the Hutu government in… Read more »
The afternoon talks from our “Weeping for the Land: Spiritual Perspectives On and Strategies For Healing an Ailing Planet” symposium were filmed.
On May 9, we welcomed two members of Edmonton’s Oromo community who discussed Oromo history and culture, as well as current protests against human rights abuses in Ethiopia. Below is a video of their presentation, as well as a short documentary that was shown.
Dr. Gita Das, one of our board members, did an excellent Lunch and Learn presentation on April 11 about the history of different religions in India, with a focus on Hinduism, particularly Hindu devotion. Below is a video of the talk.
Here are videos from our event on March 21 at City Hall for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:
We have been filming our Lunch and Learns for people who cannot make it, or who would like to view the presentations again. The complete list of available videos is here.
Please join us on Monday April 11 here at noon, our speaker is Gita Das, psychologist, writer and scholar of religions. She will be speaking about devotional traditions in India: for thousands of years all the major world religions existed in India, and Hindu devotional practices have been influenced by the mystics and gurus of… Read more »