Get your yoga on! Learn Buddhist chanting! Experience Islamic prayers, learn more about the Christian tradition! The Evansville community is invited to experience the Festival of Faiths in three phases this weekend, April 30-May 1 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center; and Neu Chapel.
Phase I: Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Eykamp Hall and the second floor of Ridgway University Center will host informational booths, cuisine samplings, prayer and worship demonstrations, adult and kids’ yoga, story-time and craft-time for kids, and much more! Detailed schedule of events can be found by clicking the Facebook page link below.
Phase II: Sunday, May 1 at 5:00-6:15 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center - Join Omar Atia and David Hayden for a 1:1 straightforward discussion about Islam, Jihad, and their relationship with terrorism. University chaplain Tamara Gieselman will serve as moderator. Omar Atia serves as imam at the Islamic Center of Evansville and David Hayden is a retired English teacher from Memorial High School in Evansville, Indiana.
Phase III: Sunday, May 1, 7:00 p.m., in Neu Chapel - Join the Evansville interfaith community for an inclusive service of prayers and reflections as we bring the Festival of Faiths to a close and approach the National Day of Prayer. The service will last about one hour. All are welcome.
For more information, check out our Facebook event pages.