Spring 2014 Events
A Potpourri of Faiths and Places
Continuing our presentation on Humanism, we invite you to visit several faith oriented locations near the Molloy College Campus:
- Quaker - Friends Meeting House - Westbury
- Muslim - Islamic Center of Long Island - Westbury
- Baha'i - Baha'i Center of Nassau County - Valley Stream
The presenters/leaders of the places of faiths will explain philosophies and beliefs to the audience.
Spring 2014 Events
Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 3 p.m., Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center, Molloy College
REPEATED BY POPULAR REQUEST! Let's Talk To Each Other and Share Opinions
Round Table Discussion, everyone will be heard!
A moderator at each table of eight participants will facilitate the discussion, not to impose ideas or beliefs or to never change your mind. Learn from each other by talking, listening and sharing opinions. Spend time with us and have an unforgettable experience! Enjoy refreshments while you get to know one another.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 3 p.m. at Westbury Friends Meeting House, 550 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11570
Phone 516-333-3178 or 516-323-3941
Directions: Take Glen Cove Road north to Jericho Turnpike. Make right (east) to Post Avenue. Make right, the Westbury Quaker School is immediately on left.
Speakers: Ann Basset-Short and Herb Lape, Members Friends and Quakers have the same meaning. They do not have a creed. Friends are united in stressing that an inward and transforming experience of God is central to their faith. Their belief is potential for good, as well as the capacity for evil, in all people. Friends are also sensitive to human degradation, ignorance, superstition, suffering, injustice and exploitation.
- Join us for an interesting afternoon
- Refreshments served
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 4 p.m., Long Island Islamic Center, 835 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Phone 516-333-3495 or 516-323-3941
Directions: Take Northern State Parkway to exit 34. Stay left to Brush Hollow Road. Make left - Islamic Center is on the right.
Speaker: Mr. Habeeb Ahmed, President, LIIC A Muslim is an adherent of Islam. The Quran is the Holy Book of Islam/ Muslims. They believe that it is the verbatim word of God, as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, that God is eternal, and transcendent. Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life. They follow a religion of peace,
mercy and forgiveness and believe that Muhammad is the messenger of God, also called Allah.
- Lecture - 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Observe prayer service - 5:45 pm (optional)
- English Tea - 6 p.m. (optional)
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3 p.m., Bahá'í Center of Nassau County 11 West Jamaica Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11580
Phone: 516-239-4065 or 516-323-3941
Directions: Take Southern State Parkway to exit 15S. North on Corona Avenue, slight left on Rockaway Parkway, turn right on Jamaica Avenue. Building is on right.
Speaker: Mr. Joseph Renna, J.D. The Bahá'í faith is the youngest of the world's independent religions. The central theme is that humanity is one single race and that all global society and everyone should be unifi ed. The essence of the teachings is that all share oneness and the vision of humanity is one global family and the earth is one homeland. We invite you to join us for a most interesting afternoon. Refreshments served at conclusion of presentation.