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May 1 Deadline for August Interfaith Community Building Seminar by World Council of Churches

Christian-, Muslim-, and Jewish-Americans ages 18 through 35 are encouraged to apply to the Ecumenical Institute at the Chateau de Bossey of the World Council of Churches for the “Building an Interfaith Community” seminar course running August 12 – 30 this summer in Switzerland. May 1 is the deadline, and financial assistance is available.

“What can we, as people of faith, do to respond and to overcome the pressing challenges of our time, such as violence and conflict, and build together mutually accountable societies based on respect and cooperation?” This is the question up to 30 young Christians, Muslims and Jews from around the world are to explore during a summer seminar at the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Institute in Bossey.

 

Event details

When

Aug 12, 2013 09:45 AM to
Aug 30, 2013 06:00 PM

Where

Bossey, Switzerland
 
Programme includes spiritual exposure and sharing reflection on sacred scriptures as well as lectures and workshops on thematic issues.

Participants should be between 18-35 years of age, well grounded in their own faiths and be positioned to influence the thinking of members of their wider faith communities after completion of the summer course