RELATED EVENTS

These events may interest those who support the mission of The Sophia Center for Spirituality


Wednesday, August 2 - The Greater Binghamton Labor-Religion Coalition announces a convocation for the labor and faith communities: “An Appreciation for Our Common Ground” with NYS AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Terrence Melvin and Rev. Emily McNeill, Executive Director of the Labor-Religion Coalition of NYS. Please join us at Catholic Charities of Broome County, 232 Main St., Binghamton, NY.

There are two sessions to choose from: 12:00 - 1:30 PM  or  5:00 - 6:30 PM. (light refreshments available)
Our objective is to bring members of the labor community and those of the faith community together to promote a conversation about the common issues we are facing locally and at the state and federal levels.  The program will be educational with open discussion included.  We encourage all interested in the labor movement, the betterment of workers, and people of faith to attend and explore our common ground.
For more information and to register contact Amy Fleming: jpamy5@stny.rr.com or call 607-754-3621.


Sunday, August 6 – 8 AM – Hiroshima Commemoration, First Congregational Church, Binghamton
Please bring family and friends to the steps of the First Congregational Church on the corner of Main and Front streets in Binghamton, NY, to commemorate the bombing in Hiroshima.  Introduction by Broome County Peace Action followed by ringing of the bell and remarks by Doug Garner, SUNY Broome History Department and area ministers. An open microphone will be available for comments. This event is sponsored by Broome County Peace Action & Veterans for Peace Broome County
For more information: Please Contact Doug Garner at garnardc@sunybroome.edu or Jack Gilroy – 748-8105

Wednesday, August 9 - 7PM— Nagasaki Forgiveness Mass – St. Francis of Assisi Church

Fr. Tim Taugher will celebrate a Mass of Forgiveness for our destruction of the city of Nagasaki. Mass will be at 7PM St Francis of Assisi Church, 178 Chenango St Binghamton NY. This is an ecumenical Mass and the community is invited and welcome to join us. Brief remarks will be made. An open microphone for public comments will be offered.
For More info: Call Rev. Tim Taugher – 722-4388 or Jack Gilroy – 748-8105


Sundays - 3-5 p.m.: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity: Common Ground, Collaboration and Mutual Respect -monthly conversations
​Unitarian Universalist Church, 183 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY.

In 2017, the Children of Abraham of the Southern Tier is introducing a new monthly interfaith discussion series to continue our pursuit of dialogue, collaboration and mutual respect throughout the spectrum of the great three Abrahamic religious traditions. 
Our facilitated discussion groups offer a safe environment to explore the hopes and concerns within our communities, the fears that may divide us, religious and cultural traditions, and current events through the lenses of our religious teachings.
Attend one session or participate in many. Facilitated discussion groups will meet on the 4th Sunday of each month.
​RESUMES IN THE FALL.



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