November 2017 Worship Schedule

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SUNDAY MORNINGS AT 11:00 AM

November 5, 2017 
Speaker: Dr. Dorsey Blake

Musician: Carolyn Monk

 

November 12, 2017 
Speaker: George Lakey     Topic: “Without a vision, the people perish.”

Author: Viking Economics: Howe the Scandinavians Got it Right – And We Can Too

George Lakey recently retired from Swarthmore College where he was Eugene M. Lang Visiting Professor for Issues in Social Change and managed the Global Nonviolent Action Database research project (nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu). Each of his nine published books has been about change and how to get it. He received the Martin Luther King, Jr., Peace Award, the Paul Robeson Social Justice Award, the Ashley Montague Conflict Resolution Award, was named the Peace Educator of the Year in 2010, and received the Giraffe Award for Sticking his Neck out for the Common Good.

He is a Quaker, a gay man with four great-grandchildren, and plays Broadway tunes for sing-alongs. His first arrest was for a civil rights sit-in, he has served as an unarmed bodyguard for human rights defenders in Sri Lanka, and recently walked 200 miles to protest mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. He has founded a number of social change organizations including Training for Change and, most recently, Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT.org).

He is a columnist for WagingNonviolence.org where he often shares lessons learned from leading over 1,500 social change workshops on five continents.

Musician: Dr. Carl Blake

 

November 19, 2017 

Transgender Day of Remembrance Service

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Additionally, during the week of November 14-20, individuals and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and address the issues these communities face.

 

Musician: Bill Quist

 

November 26, 2017 
Speaker: Dr. Kathryn L. Benton

Musician: Dr. Carl Blake

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