Tag: Convention

Western Mass. Episcopalians to gather for convention

The convention, which brings together both lay and clerical participants from the diocese’s more than 55 congregations and community-based ministries in collaborative decision making, will be addressed at the opening by the Right Rev. Douglas Fisher, diocesan bishop, and include ecumenical remarks from Imam Wissam Abdul-Baki of he Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts; …MORE: masslive.com

ISWM IMAM MADE ECUMENICLAL REAMARKS AT THE 116TH DIOCESAN CONVENTION TAKING RISKS FOR THE SAKE OF THE GOSPEL

..The convention, which brings together both lay and clerical participants from the diocese’s more than 55 congregations and community-based ministries in collaborative decision making, will be addressed at the opening by the Right Rev. Douglas Fisher, diocesan bishop, and include ecumenical remarks from Imam Wissam Abdul-Baki of he Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts; the Rev. Jim Antal, president of Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and the Rev. Daryl Lobban, of the Massachusetts Council of Churches..more:  masslive.com  –

ISLAM DENOUNCES TERRORISM

The Quran turns our attention to the high value of human life, whether it is Muslim or Non-Muslim and makes it absolutely forbidden to take an innocent life unjustly. The gravity of such a crime is equated, in the Quran,…

Imam Wissam of ISWM Spoke at the115th Annual Diocesan Convention of The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts

The Rev. Daryl Lobban addresses last year's annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts. The Respected Wisam Abdul-Baki, Imam of the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, brought warm greetings of peace from the Muslim community. He spoke about our commonalities, our appreciation of coming together in faith without fear. He spoke of common beliefs in the Muslim and Christian communities—most importantly that we are all connected to God.,,more:  https://www.diocesewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Journal-of-2016-Convention.pdf

Islam is key to peace, convention concludes

Islam is key to peace, convention concludes Ahmed Shaaban / 16 April 2012 DUBAI — Concluding three days of lectures and activities, the second edition of the Dubai International Peace Convention affirmed that Islam is the key to peace much…