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Interfaith Chat: When Bad Things Happen

June 12 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Interfaith Interconnect of the Tri-Valley and MCC co-host a virtual religious chat with Omar Naisan, representing MCC East Bay, and Wanda Ostler, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on how the Muslim and Mormon faiths address when bad things happen to good people and how does each faith/congregation help someone to recover following a significant loss, emergency, or tragedy?

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Wednesday, June 12 | MCC Conference Room | Join us in person or watch virtually at mcceastbay.org/live

The doors open at 6:45 p.m. Optional breakout post-discussion groups will be held from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org

About the Presenters

Omar Naisan is a Ph.D. student in the Historical & Cultural Studies of Religion program at the Graduate Theological Union. He holds a Master of Arts in New Testament and is also from the Graduate Theological Union. His published MA thesis is titled “Decrypting the Son of Man Problem: An Inquiry into the Dominant Approaches to the Son of Man Problem and its Conspicuous Application in Mark 8:27-31.” His interests include comparative theology, philology in religious corpora, and historical-critical studies of religious canons.

The mission of Interfaith Interconnect is to enrich, inform, and educate ourselves and others about the great diversity of faiths and cultures in our Valley. The interfaith umbrella group serves the Tri-Valley in the Bay Area.

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The MCC East Bay and the Islamic Center of Livermore are proud congregation members of the Interfaith Interconnect of the Tri-Valley.

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– MCC’s interfaith community advocacy efforts: https://mcceastbay.org/interfaith-ethos

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