Dr. Cornel West at Queen Anne United Methodist Church . March 8
Dr. West is speaking as part of The Well conversation series.
March 8, Dr. Cornel West, “Heschel and Peace: A Dream for All Faiths,” 7 :00 PM. Dr. Cornel West is one of America’s leading public philosophers. He will be speaking about one of America’s leading rabbis from the 20th Century. Abraham Joshua Heschel embodied a life dedicated to peace and reconciliation. Whether writing about Sabbath or marching with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rabbi Heschel became known as a Jewish thinker whose ideas, while integral for Jewish life, often transcended Judaism to become instructional for people of all creeds.
Our Neighbors’ Beliefs
The Puyallup UMC invites local churches to come and learn more about four different faiths found in our area: Judaism, Wiccan, Buddhist and Islam. For more information contact the church office via email, Keith Jenkins, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 253.845.0547
Mondays, March 10—31
Puyallup United Methodist Church . 1919 W Pioneer . Puyallup, WA 98371
March 10, 7 p.m. Fireside Room
Rabbi Bruce Kadden
Temple Beth El, Tacoma
March 17, 7 p.m. Wesley Hall
Priestess Cassie Gendlek
Priestess Jamie Sumner
Aquarian Tabernacle Church of Wicca
March 24, 7 p.m. Wesley Hall
Reverend Kojo Kakihara
Tacoma Buddhist Temple
March 31, 7 p.m. Wesley Hall
Turan Kayaoglu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program
University of Washington
6:30 p.m. Potluck, followed by the 7:00 p.m. Presentation. Join us as neighbors share their religious beliefs. We begin with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. (no pork for the 10th or the 31st due to the religious beliefs of our guests). View full article »
The Tacoma District office has had a request to help locate a portable labyrinth. Do you have one that could be loaned for the Lenten Season? Please let the District Office know and I will contact the person for you. This request has come from Jan Bolerjac in the Seattle District. Thank you. Tacoma District Office: 253-627-5442 or email email@example.com.
Auburn First UMC is currently looking to hire a Nursery Attendant to provide childcare for babies and toddlers during Sunday worship services and other occasions as needed.
This is an hourly position paid at a rate of $9.32 per hour. Applicants must be 18 years old or older and will be required to pass a national background check and become CPR and First Aid certified. Questions may be sent to the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Ray Vefik, by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications/resumes now being accepted. Closing date: March 12, 2014. Auburn First United Methodist Church is located in Auburn, WA. at 100 “N” St. SE, 98002.
(from Kim Bakre, Office Manager: kim@AuburnFirstUMC.org)
United Methodist Men to Meet April 26
Mark your calendars for Saturday April 26, the day for the Tacoma District United Methodist Men’s Spring meeting. The featured presenter will be Pastor Jim Head-Corliss, Pastor, Gig Harbor United Methodist Church. The Spring Meeting begins at 8:00 am at the Lakewood UMC, 6900 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood, WA. More details to come! (From Bill Rhodes, United Methodist Men)
You are Invited to the Annual Fundraiser for My Sister’s Pantry Food Bank
“The Luck of the Pantry, The Bringing of the green”
Wednesday, March 12
No cost dinner served at 6pm
Program will follow the meal.
Fellowship Hall – First United Methodist Church
621 Tacoma Ave South – Tacoma – 98402
Sharing of client and volunteer stories…Volunteer of the Year award presented.
Call Martha Curwen. My Sister’s Pantry: 253-627-1186
A CALL TO ACTION
- Economic Justice for All
- Reverse the Trend Toward Increasing Inequality
- Understand the Roots of the Problem
- Take Effective Action
A VITAL STARTING POINT
Thursday, February 27, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Free Public Showing: Inequality for All with Robert Reich
First United Methodist Church, 621 Tacoma Avenue South
Discussion and Refreshments to Follow . Resource Lists Available
This public viewing of an important documentary is part of a coordinated national Watch Party in hundreds of locations. Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor and present faculty member of the University of California at Berkeley, has been working with the organization Democracy for America in seeking to alert the American people to the deliberate disempowering of workers and others of the “99 percent,” so that the “redistribution of wealth” in this country upward to the few can continue. View full article »