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Dialogue in Church and Society

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$10 donation requested

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Dialogue requires perseverance and patience, but it also enables mutual understanding. What are the opportunities for diverse peoples in our community to come together for dialogue? How do we promote collaboration amid differences of vision, belief, or opinion?

This program is part of the Synod Conversation Series, an ecumenical dialogue supporting members of area faith communities to live out our service in the world, especially with those on the margins of society. 

Rev. Nurya Love Parish is an Episcopal priest and ministry developer. She currently serves as Executive Director of Plainsong Farm, a mission agency of the Episcopal Church started in 2015, and rector of Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, both in Michigan. She is the author of Resurrection Matters: Church Renewal for Creation’s Sake.

Brian Plachta is an author, spiritual mentor, and holds a Masters in Pastoral Counseling. After taking a spiritual gifts inventory in his 30’s, he discovered God was inviting him to a life of writing, teaching, and mentoring others on the spiritual path. Over the course of several years, he moved from a full-time attorney to “Of Counsel” at the law firm he established so he could follow the call to serve others in new ways during the second half of his life. 

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February 1
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Catholic Information Center and online with Zoom
360 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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1(616) 459-7267