Photo: Dr. Shanta Premawardhana with Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land, and Rev. Barbara Rudolph of the Church of Rhineland in Germany. About 30 Jewish and Christian leaders from Israel, Palestine, Germany and the USA met last week in Beit-Jala in the West […]
The Alliance of Baptists, at its Annual Gathering in Atlanta, April 17-19, 2015 celebrated 25 years of solidarity partnership with the Fraternidad Iglesias Bautistas de Cuba. Rev. Paco Rodas, eminent church leader from Cuba, suggested that the Alliance should take credit for the new relationship between the US and Cuba, which […]
Engage in Interfaith Dialogue from the Strength of Your Faith “What in your faith compels you to engage in interfaith dialogue?” asks SCUPE President Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana of the 18 participants in the July 23, 24, 25 Engaging Faith in the Neighborhood Workshop.
Religious diversity is a reality in most urban neighborhoods. Christians who seek to engage in relationships with those of other faiths often lack the theological rationale and skills for doing so. This three day-long seminar will give participants an opportunity to listen to the unique religious constituencies from our own […]
How can faith leaders respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic? This workshop will focus on educating ourselves about the realities of HIV/AIDS and their impact on our neighborhoods. We will discuss how our ministries can respond effectively and compassionately. (Esta pagina en español)
SCUPE hosts Palestinian Christian Leader Rev. Dr. Jamal Khader “Come and See,” invites Fr. Jamal Khader at SCUPE’s jointly sponsored lecture with the Northwestern District of the UMC and the ELCA Peace Not Walls Campaign. “Visit the Holy Land,” says Khader, “but be sure to visit Bethlehem, and other cities […]
The Art of Gospel Entrepreneurship Workshop was held February 21st & 22nd at Grace Place Episcopal Church with pastors, seminary students, non-profit leaders and business executives in attendance. Among our many talented speakers were Eboo Patel of Interfaith Youth Core, Rev. Laura Truax of LaSalle Street Church, John Davidoff of Davidoff […]
SCUPE is pleased to announce the first in its 2013 series of Continuing Education workshops: the Art of Gospel Entrepreneurship. The workshop will take place over the course of two days, February 21-22, in downtown Chicago at Grace Place Episcopal Church. The workshop will bring together expert practitioners, church leaders, […]