At this recent Tuesday Common Table, a wide variety of faiths were represented. Among these were The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Hinduism, New Thought, and Judaism. We shared our favorite prayers, poems, and books from our individual faiths and spirituality.
The Leadership Circle morphed into a rectangle for the first planning session of summer 2023.
Guests register for the “Science and Spirituality” program.
Many hands made light work as we prepared for the Spring Program.
NASA Consultant and WIN member Dr. Linda Billings discussed “Science and Spirituality” at our Spring Program 2023.
Mennonite speaker JB Miller (right) responds to a query from Jeanette Sherrill at our Winter Program 2023. JB was eager to answer our questions before, during and after his presentation.
Star cookies complemented the subject matter and provided a sweet conclusion to our Spring Program.
After JB explained that differences in clothing styles reveal an Amish person’s home community, our members took a closer look at the head covering worn by an Amish woman from the Midwest. JB brought a display of men’s and women’s garb from various Amish communities in the United States.
At Alice’s Common Table Seder in 2022, symbolic foods were explained–and devoured! Discussion centered on the quest for freedom in Biblical times and today.
There’s always time for Show and Tell at the Tuesday Common Table. Here, Sharron Howard (right) shares the sleeping mat she made for a homeless person using some 600 plastic bags. Susan Skovroneck marvels at the handiwork.
Megha Vaid (right), guest speaker on Hinduism at the Fall Program 2023, instructed us on the principles of her faith and components of Indian dance. Here she practices hand gestures with Melanie Marcus. Both are WIN members.
We were invited to break the fast (iftar) during Ramadan at the Islamic Society of Sarasota-Bradenton. WIN members Nazia Abid (second from left) and Mary Margaret Barbour (far right) enjoyed the conversation and the international fare. Our members often attend the Society’s fairs and special events.
One year, WIN women shared lunch and discussions with sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls at a local school.