Sarasota Interfaith Text Study Circle

The Sarasota Interfaith Text Study Circle meets once a month in Sarasota to study each others sacred texts on a common theme, to visit each others places of worship, and to share perspectives about religion, interfaith harmony, interreligious commonalities, peace in the Holy Land, and daily life. 

Meetings:

  •  January 2016: Clergy formation meeting, at ISSB (Mosque of Sarasota and Bradenton), hosted by Imam Yusef Memon
  • February 2016: “Repentance”, hosted by Rabbi Michael Werbow at Temple Beth-Sholom, with texts prepared by Sheikh Ghassan Manasra (Abrahamic Reunion), and Father Joe Clifford (St. Thomas More Catholic Church)
  • March 2016: “The Holiness of Life”, hosted by Shahabuddin David Less at Rising Tide International
  • April 2016 , “The Role Of Women”, hosted by Rev. Elizabeth Thompson at Unity of Sarasota
  • June 15, 2016, “Prayer Service for the Orlando Shooting”, hosted by the AR & Rev. Elizabeth Thompson at Unity of Sarasota
  • July 3, 2016, “Multifaith Ramadan Iftar Dinner”, hosted by Imam Yousuf and the AR at ISSB (Sarasota Mosque)

 

Members:

  • Rabbi Michael Werbow & Temple Beth-Sholom
  • Rabbi Geoff Huntting & Temple Sinai
  • Imam Yusef Memon, ISSB
  • Father Joe Clifford, St. Thomas More Catholic Church
  • Deacon Dave Cottingham, St. Michael’s & St. Thomas More Catholic Church
  • Reverend Elizabeth Thompson, Unity Church Of Sarasota
  • Reverends David & Anna Less, Rising Tide International & Abrahamic Reunion Co-Founders
  • Sheikh Ghassan Manasra, Abrahamic Reunion
  • Rev. Chris Miller, Rising Tide International & Abrahamic Reunion

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