Lunch and Learn
*Each session is approximately 1 hour long and includes a light lunch
September 6 - Homosexuality and the Bible
Preachers and politicians have used this controversial subject to advocate or reject any LGBTQ civil rights, arguing that people opposed to the LGBTQ movement because it is unnatural. Can a believer be gay/ lesbian? Most of them do not even know what is written in the Sacred Texts. What does the Bible really say about homosexuality? Come and listen for yourself.
Wednesday September 6, 2017, 12 PM
September 28 - Seeking Sanctuary - implications for churches, Social Services and Immigration Policy toward the Haitian Community
Tens of thousands of members of the Haitian community face losing their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and a potential forced return to Haiti by the end of 2017. This program will explore the role of faith based organizations and social service programs in assisting members of the Haitian community address this traumatic change in their immigration status.
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12 PM
Landon Events Room, 110
October 10 - Finding Our Faith Prison
This session will feature Mr. Desmond Meade from the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition who will share his work of restoring hope and healing with men and women in prison, and the lessons everyone can learn about resiliency and reclaiming our lives in faith at our darkest times.
Tuesday October 10, 2017, 12 PM
November 7 - "Freedom to Worship"
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the right to freely exercise your religious beliefs. But how does this work in practice and especially when two rights collide? The political and legal aspects of the freedom of religion in American politics will be explored in this interactive discussion on religion and politics
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 12 PM
Weber Grand Hall