Saturday morning monthly programs (usually the 4th Saturday of the month) start at 10AM ET and feature speakers, panels, or films and active discussions that open new perspectives on relevant issues. Given the tenor of the times, the major program emphasis is on relations between Christians and Muslims, but people of all faiths, all cultures and backgrounds are welcome to participate in positive and construction discussion.
A potluck lunch follows each program, offering a chance to share a meal and conversation with persons never before met. Countless friendships have been so formed.
The Christian-Muslim Dialogue looks
forward to a new semester of challenging topics for conversation and growing
understanding. We meet monthly- Saturday
mornings, 10 am – Noon, followed
by a potluck luncheon. Regardless of
one’s religious affiliation, all are
All programs will be at Hunter
Presbyterian Church* in Lexington this spring due to construction at the Mosque. Visit the CMD website for details as they arise and for additional events of
interest in this area.
The Muslim Christian Dialogue promotes understanding and mutual respect between Christians and Muslims. It explores historical, political and cultural factors that have shaped the current context and have contributed to the views we hold today. Through discussion and reflection, it believes that all can counter prejudices and inflammatory rhetoric and help raise the tenor of the dialogue. In the end, the CMD promotes one’s personal and collective responsibility to build a more open and accepting community at home, contributing to a more just and peaceful world.
10/8/2013, NCR - Pope Francis, like Islam's Sufi mystic theologians and poets, "is trying to do good for the sake of the Good One, motivated by love and compassion," said the president of the Islamic Affairs Council of Maryland.
Mohamad Bashar Arafat, a Syrian who has lived in the United States for more than 20 years, was visiting the Vatican and speaking to groups in Rome in early October as a guest of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See as part of the U.S. State Department's international speakers program.. Click here for rest of story.
“Our Blessed Earth: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life.”
Speaker: Nancy Sleeth, author and co-founder of Blessed Earth, a Christian environmental nonprofit.
Place: 10 AM, Hunter Presbyterian Church.