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October 2017

Being Peace- A Study & Discussion Group

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - December 10 @ 8:00 pm
UUMAN – Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North, 11420 Crabapple Rd
Roswell, GA 30075 United States

An exploration of what it means to Be Peace in this time of discord and strife- in reading, discussing, presenting, and practising. Units will include: Thich Nhat Hanh's book "Being Peace," Buddhist nun Pema Chodron's book, "The Places That Scare You," the concept of the Shadow side of ourselves- what it represents and how to claim it (as opposed to burying it)- and Byron Katie's, "The Work," a way of identifying and questioning the thoughts that cause our suffering. Members…

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Living the Pledge Workshop

October 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
UUMAN – Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North, 11420 Crabapple Rd
Roswell, GA 30075 United States

To build the kind of momentum necessary to completely re-invent America will require a mass movement that simply has to be multiracial and multicultural – one that includes people from all walks of life (i.e. mass movements simply aren’t possible by simply targeting specific categories of voters). Racism is the dysfunctional, systemic core to most all society’s problems to the extent that attempting to solve the problems without addressing the core is pointless. As Unitarian Universalists, I believe we understand…

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November 2017

Race Conscious Families

November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - February 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
UUMAN – Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North, 11420 Crabapple Rd
Roswell, GA 30075 United States

A facilitated gathering for families to share support around the work of dismantling racism. We will be using Safety Pin Box Kids resources, and ask families to please purchase boxes for their own famiiy's use - https://www.safetypinbox.com/kids/. Please see Toniann for information about scholarships. We will meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6.00 pm. RSVP by Sunday October 29th to let us know if you need childcare (for younger children/infants) and if you would like…

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Journey Into Heart

November 4, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - January 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Heron House Sacred Earth Sanctuary, 102 Russell Rd
Mountain Park, GA 30075 United States

Journey Into Heart is a new group for people interested in mysticism, and how the experience of mystics today and yesterday can apply to our lives. Each gathering will include a short biography of a mystic poet, a reading of selected works, and a discussion period during which group members are encouraged to share their experiences with the poems and poets in a safe and inviting space free of judgement. Participants are asked to incorporate each week’s poems into their…

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December 2017

Taste of Faith 2017

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unity Atlanta, 3597 Parkway Ln
Norcross, GA 30092 United States
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Atlanta Interfaith Leaders Fellowship is once again planning this annual gathering on Sunday Dec 10th. from 4 to 6 PM. Unity Atlanta Church has graciously offered to host this interfaith event at their beautiful facility for a second time. Please join us for wonderful food and interfaith fellowship. This event is open to all and free of charge.

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Interfaith Contemplative Meeting

December 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Istanbul Cultural Center Atlanta, 591 N Main St
Alpharetta, GA 30009 United States

This group meets the third Sunday of every month from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm to discuss different topics from each participant’s faith perspective. Interfaith Contemplative Meetings create an environment where persons of various faiths (or none) can gather monthly for contemplative practice and community building. The group is purposefully designed to focus on personal experience and inter-personal relationships rather than institutionalized theology and doctrine. We begin our gatherings in contemplative practice, with 20 minutes of silence. We then engage…

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January 2018

Morning of Reflection: “All the Great Religions of the World “

January 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center, 6700 Riverside Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30328 United States
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$35.00

Cosponsored by Neshama Interfaith Center and Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center.   In “All the Great Religions of the World” written for Redbook Magazine in 1964, Dr. King provides a poignant reminder that love lies at the heart of all major religions. Violence and conflict, then, are not a result of religious differences but of the fact that “too many people have been religious in their creeds but not enough in their deeds.” King believed that religion had the power…

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