Visions of Hope
An Interfaith Advent Luncheon Series
Mondays, December 1, 8, 15 from noon to 1 pm at St. Thomas Episcopal Church
2100 Hilton Ave Columbus, GA
Vegetarian soup and sandwich lunch – $5
Speakers from three different faith traditions join us to talk about how their faith tradition thinks of hope and what people of their tradition hope for our world.
December 1 – Rabbi Beth Schwartz from Temple Israel in Columbus will speak about hope from the Jewish tradition.
December 8 – Rev’d Matthew Grunfeld, who grew up at St. Thomas and now serves as Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Montgomery, Alabama, will speak about hope from the Christian tradition.
December 15 – Imam Plemon T. El-Amin, Imam Emeritus from the Atlanta Masjid Al-Islam, one of the most progressive mosques in the US, will speak about hope from from the Muslim tradition. In accepting the invitation to participate, he wrote, “As a Muslim, I am obligated to collaborate with people of every faith in the pursuit of goodness, forgiveness, and patience. In each of these three is a vision of hope.”