Kentucky Voices Exploring Sacred Wisdom and Pathways to Compassion

In United States of Americaby

30Jan2016
30Jan2016

Four Kentucky voices, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth; Christina Lee Brown, founder of the Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil as well as the Center for Interfaith Relations; Sadiqa Reynolds, president of the Urban League of Louisville; and Rabbi Nadia Siritsky, vice president of mission at Kentucky One who is actively involved in violence protection efforts for spouses and teens, will share their personal journeys and how their faith informs and sustains the work to which they are called. This will be followed by a panel discussion and questions from local youth. Hannah Drake, local spoken word artist and member of Roots and Wings, will offer original poems as part of the program.

From 9:30am until 12:00pm

At Brown Theatre

315 W. Broadway Louisville, KY

Center for Interfaith Relations / 502.583.3100

Join us for a morning of bluegrass music with Misty Mountain String Band, spoken word poetry, deeply personal TED-style talks and a hard-hitting honest panel conversation on issues of pressing concern to our community. "Kentucky Voices Exploring Sacred Wisdom and Pathways to Nonviolence" is the Center for Interfaith Relations' second annual Thomas Merton birthday celebration event! Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Honorary Chair of the 2016 Festival of Faiths, will open the festivities with special remarks at the W.L. Lyons Brown Sr. Theatre, 315 W. Broadway, at 10 a.m. followed by a major announcement of prominent speakers for the 2016 Festival of Faiths, Sacred Wisdom: Pathways to Nonviolence, a dialogue about the increasing thirst for meaning in a world experiencing a crisis of meaning. Four Kentucky voices, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth; Christina Lee Brown, founder of the Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil as well as the Center for Interfaith Relations; Sadiqa Reynolds, president of the Urban League of Louisville; and Rabbi Nadia Siritsky, vice president of mission at Kentucky One who is actively involved in violence protection efforts for spouses and teens, will share their personal journeys and how their faith informs and sustains the work to which they are called. This will be followed by a panel discussion and questions from local youth. Hannah Drake, local spoken word artist and member of Roots and Wings, will offer original poems as part of the program. In addition, don’t miss this special opportunity to purchase 2016 Festival of Faiths week passes for a discounted birthday price of 50%! Arrive early to receive a limited edition "Sacred Wisdom" poster printed by Hound Dog Press. We are excited to see you on January 30 at the Brown Theatre for this extraordinary event!

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