The Annual Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions Detroit-2013


Niagara Foundation’s annual Abrahamic Traditions Dinner strengthens friendship and understanding among people of the three Abrahamic religions: Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. A variety of individuals, such as religious leaders, government officials, university professors, and community members, come together to engage in dialogue and honor the importance of religious diversity and inter-religious cooperation.

Theme: Perspectives on Abrahamic Traditions: Stewardship of Wealth, Health and Time

Thursday, February 28, 2013
6:30 pm

Rochester College Theatre
800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

6:30-6:35   Welcome and Introduction of the Program and Theme (John Barton, Provost, Rochester College)
6:35-6:45   Presentation by the Niagara Foundation
6:45-7:20   Dinner
7:20-7:35   Ebru Art
7:35-7:45   Christian youth recite scripture with explanation (John Barton, Provost, Rochester College)
7:45-7:55   Islamic youth recite scripture with explanation (Imam Ali Leyla, Islamic Association of Greater Detroit)
7:55-8:05   Jewish youth recite scripture with explanation (Wren Beaulieu-Hack, Educational Director, Congregation Shir Tikvah)
8:05-8:20   Testimonies of Friendships and Collaborations
8:20-8:30   Rochester College Acappella Chorus performs one song
8:30        Closing Remarks and Blessing for Peace

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