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Interfaith Leadership Forum Inaugural Event

October 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The inaugural event of the new Interfaith Leadership Forum will explore how to deepen interfaith work in religious communities, professional life, and our culture. Leaders from all segments of society, and those who want to become leaders, are invited to join us for this virtual event.

The theme for the Forum is From Interfaith Encounter to Engagement

Topics and workshops for the event include:

  • Stories of Interfaith Dialogue
  • Tackling Prejudices
  • Learning from Differences
  • Engaging a Racialized America, and
  • The Life Cycle of Dialogue

Presenters at the Forum will include:

  • Ibrahim A. Anli, Executive Director, The Rumi Forum
  • Ann Delorey, Program Director, Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington
  • Dr. Beverly Goines, Assistant Pastor, National City Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Washington, D.C.; Associate Director, Disciples Center for Public Witness; Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Theology & Religious Studies, Georgetown University
  • Dr. Ori Soltes, Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Dr. Pim (Wilhelmus) Valkenberg, Ordinary Professor of Religion and Culture, The Catholic University of America
  • Moderator: Dr. Larry Golemon, Executive Director, Washington Theological Consortium

After the keynote presentations and panel discussions, participants in the virtual event will break into the smaller workshop / discussion groups.

This event is FREE for those who register by October 22. Details about the virtual event space will be sent to all registrants closer to the event.

Special thanks to the following for their sponsorship of the event:

  • The Rumi Forum
  • The Washington Theological Consortium
  • The Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington
  • Washington, D.C. Mayor’s Office of Religious Affairs

Click here to register.


October 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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