2002 begins at
from 4-6 p.m. Sundays at the church cottage at 3449 West River Road,
Grand Island, unless otherwise indicated. Sundays
in BOLD; others in italics.)
June & Roger's 22nd
Annual Picnic/Potluck (2-6 p.m.)
Kevin Kresse, editor-in-chief of the new newsmagazine, News From Below, a Buffalo native now in North Carolina and
long-time progressive activist, speaks on "Media
Activism and Democratic Idealism in the Age of Globalization," describing
the motivation, inspiration, and vision underlying the launching of News
Great Lakes Beach Sweep, 10-12 a.m. Please arrive at the cottage by 9:30
a.m. Contact Bill O'Connor for
Growing in the Spirit: Shirley Chan helps us explore our life's purpose(s) using
Caroline Myss' book, Sacred Contracts.
"Injustice and Responsibility in Palestine," a report on the
realities of the situation on the ground in the Occupied Palestinian
Territories. Nathan headed to
Palestine in March of 2000, where he taught English in the Gaza Strip for a year
before working with a local NGO, the Palestinian Center for Helping Resolve
Community Disputes. He left
Palestine at the end of June of this year.
He has also taught in China; he has a BA degree in international
relations from Colgate University.
Dr. David Johnson, "Himalayan
Health Care," a report with slides on this 10-year-old project to
provide health care to people in the mountain areas of Nepal; includes building
a hospital and training health care providers there.
Rev. David Selzer, Ann Miller, & perhaps Hannah & Rachel
Miller-Selzer, "Reflections on a
Journey to Jerusalem." Rev.
Selzer, Chair of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship and pastor at Church of the Good
Shepherd on Jewett Parkway in Buffalo, traveled to Jerusalem this year with his
family on a sabbatical.
information, confirmation: Shirley
(992-3038) or June (773-1426).