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August 6 @ 3:00 pm - August 10 @ 1:00 pm PDT
2017 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
This 4-day conference is FILLED with speakers, workshops, activities and celebrations to cause you to want to stay in San Diego longer. From the Sunday Experience filled with a Bridge for Peace Ceremony, City Proclamations for Interfaith Awareness Week, incredible food, an interfaith choir and being serenaded by Karl Anthony you will go to bed very happy.
Our Monday’s morning Keynote is Speaker, Author Azim Khamisa whose story “From Murder to Forgiveness” will teach us about true Compassion & Harmony. Meet the NAIN Youth Scholars afterwards and then, after lunch, participate in a 3-hr. Intergenerational dialogue which will bridge together young and not as young interfaith people.
Monday afternoon, keynote Monsignor Dennis Mikulanis will show us how Christianity began in California at the San Diego de Acala Mission and then you will be whisked away to Old Town to explore the historic and entertaining district of San Diego as it first was: Wells Fargo Wagon, Mariachi bands, Old Candy Store, Souvenir Shops and much more.
Tuesday morning will be filled with at least 12 faith workshops and from 1 to 9pm you will hear from Mormon Speakers at their historic cathedral, New Thought, Jewish and Sikh keynotes including attending a Sikh dinner and cultural performance.
After 6 more workshops Wednesday morning, lunch will include a program with keynote Imam Taha Hassane called “Evangelical/Islam & Interfaith” which will give you a deeper hope for peace between faiths. A celebration will happen afterwards at Balboa Park which will include, touring historic sites, eating, singing, laughing and dancing into the night. There will be performances by the House of Columbia, Dances for Universal Peace with Mansur Richard Conviser and his dance group. We will also have fabulous songs from INTERFAITH: The Musical, created by Ruth Broyde Sharone, performed by Temple Adat Shalom choir and directed by Cantor Lori Frank.
Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon and a panel of Clergy working for Social Justice will discuss “The Tension Between Harmony & Justice on Thursday morning/ There will be a presentation from the 2018 NAIN Host City, Edmonton, Canada and a Closing Ceremony. It will be a wonderful conclusion to a fabulous week.
SEE YOU IN AUGUST!