Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era"
featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko
Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today.
Pacific School of Religion, Mudd 100, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
In this workshop we will look at steps and some strategies of bringing your congregation to a place of inclusion of transgender people through awareness, understanding, allyship, and advocacy. This workshop touches on the typical "Trans 101" work but goes deeper. This workshop is cosponsored by the Coalition of Welcoming Congregations and will be presented by Lee Whittaker.
Join us for our graduation exercises held at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's Chapel of the Cross (2770 Marin Avenue, Berkeley). Reception to follow.
Marilyn Matevia, Ph.D. candidate in Ethics and Social Theory, and Robert Russell, Professor of Theology and Science and Director of the Center for Theology and Natural Sciences, will speak. The faculty member receiving the Sarlo Excellence in Teaching Award will also be announced.
The San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) Auxiliary invites you to attend Seminary For A Day, an annual event in which the Bay Area community can enjoy time on the seminary’s historic campus, learn from esteemed lecturers, and connect with members of the SFTS community. Seminary for a Day will be held Friday, May 10 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Alexander Hall, and will include two lectures, a worship service, and lunch. Please click here to register for this event.
Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Mee-Yin Mary Yuen on "Migrant Women Workers in Hong Kong and Catholic Ethical Response."
Mee-Yin Mary Yuen, from Hong Kong, China, is currently a PhD student in IDS area with focus on Christian social ethics, Chinese Confucian ethics, and Asian theology. She taught Catholic social ethics in several religious institutions in Hong Kong. She worked in the Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese before and has engaged in the social justice ministry at local and Asian levels for many years.
Fr. Michael Sweeney, OP - The Laity and the Secular Vocation of the Church
Main Building Chapel, Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA
This forum is designed for Catholics who want to deepen their faith through dialogue and reflection, and engage with prominent church leaders while they share perspectives on the Catholic faith in light of Vatican II.
Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) will present "The Church and the Moral and Spiritual Future of America," a public panel discussion with its three 2013 honorary degree recipients: Sr. Simone Campbell (pictured), Bishop Mark Hollingsworth and Bonnie Anderson. CDSP President Mark Richardson will moderate the panel.