Creating a Transnational Community
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Location: Congregational Church of Needham, 1154 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, MA
The Congregational Church of Needham plans a full day of events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Guatemala Partnership and shine a spotlight on the international Christian community. Events start with a morning forum featuring Paula Worby, associate director of the Multicultural Institute of Berkeley, Calif.; Russ Lohr, director of the Newton Tanzania Collaborative; Jim Wallace, founder of the Cambridge Sister City Project, a partnership with San Jose las Flores, El Salvador; and Clark Taylor, founder of the church’s Guatemala Partnership.
Workshops will follow three tracks: Building a Transnational Community, Promoting Peace and Justice, and Experiencing Our Partner Village. A $15 registration fee includes all events, lunch, and snacks. The day’s concluding event, the Despedida celebration including entertainment and a dessert buffet, runs from 7-9 p.m. and is free to the public.