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“Repairing Our Broken World”

Friday, November 16, 2012

8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Off Campus Event

“Repairing Our Broken World: Interfaith Responses”

The RUAH Program of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM) announces an enlightening fall conference:

“Repairing our Broken World: Interfaith Responses”
Friday, Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St., Brookline

A Conference for Clergy and Laity, Medical Professionals, Students, Social Workers, and all who care about healing and wholeness.

$65 for registration and lunch; Discount: $55 for students and seniors. Limited Scholarships available- call office for more information. Register here:
http://spiritualityhealingconference2012.eventbrite.com

Featured Speakers:
Margaret Bullitt-Jonas (“Sustaining Ourselves as Healers: Spiritual Practices for the Long Haul”) is an Episcopal priest, writer, retreat leader, and climate activist. Since 1986 she has led retreats and conferences around the country for diocesan, clergy, and parish groups, as well as for religious communities, women’s groups, and young adults. From 1992-2005, she served as a Lecturer in Pastoral Theology at Episcopal Divinity School, where she taught courses on prayer, spiritual formation, addiction, and environmental ministry. Bullitt-Jonas is a member of Spiritual Directors International.

Rabbi Or Rose (“Tikkun: Healing Ourselves, Healing the World”) is the Director of the Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College (HC). He also serves as Co-Director of CIRCLE: The Center for Inter-Religious & Communal Leadership Education, a joint venture of Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School. Rose is the author or editor of several articles and books on Jewish spirituality, social justice, and interfaith cooperation. He recently co-edited Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life: Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections (Jewish Lights, 2011), and My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Inter-Religious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation (Orbis, 2012).

Workshops:
• Healing Through Sacred Sounds and Words, Carol Zahra Lee, Muslim
• Teaching Non-violence to Youth and Families, Dr. Peter Stringham, Christian
• Buddhist Meditations on Innate Love and Wisdom: A Practice Allowing Love to Empower Our Action in the World, Tamara Daly and Bob Morrison, Buddhist
• Hindu Practices of Healing, Dr. Bijoy Misra, Hindu
• Panel Discussion: Living with Chronic Illness, Dr. Peter Stringham, Dr. Mary Kay Klein, Rev. Terry McKinney

For more information, contact akidder@coopmet.org or 617-244-3650 or visit our website at http://www.coopmet.org.

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