A Panel of Religious Leaders will address “Challenges to Interreligious Understanding and Cooperation” at the Annual Meeting of the Network of Religious Communities, 6:00 pm Tuesday February 19th at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main Street, Buffalo, NY

The panel members include:
Rabbi Sara Rich, Executive Director, Hillel of Buffalo, April Arman, Director of Rahama, a Muslim Women’s Organization, Dr Vijay Chakravarthy of the Hindu Cultural Society, and Pastor Craig Pridgen, True Bethel Baptist Church.

The panel members will identify issues that complicate interreligious understanding and cooperation and together seek ways to overcome the divides that sometimes occur. Issues to be discussed will include language, culture, religious beliefs and practices, nationality, international alignments, misperceptions and more.

The annual meeting will begin with an Interfaith Dinner followed by an annual business meeting. The meeting will several brief reports, election of officers and trustees and the approval of a 2019 Annual Budget. The panel will be held following the short business meeting. The evening will adjourn by 9:00 pm.

The dinner is being catered by Jonny C’s and includes regular and vegetarian entrees. The cost of the dinner is $25.00 per person. Reservations are required. Please call 716-882-4793 ext 201 to reserve your place at the table and let us know if you wish a regular or vegetarian meal and of course let us know who you are and how to reach you. You can also email your reservation to nrc@religiousnet.net. (Remember the NRC must pay for every reservation so you are expected to pay whether or not you are present at the meeting)

The NRC Annual Meeting is open to all. We hope to see you at 6:00 pm Tuesday February 19, 2019 at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,