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BREAK EVERY CHAIN:
Reflection on liberation from systems of war and imprisonment featuring KATHY KELLY
DATE: May 3, 2015
TIME: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
ORGANIZER: Ecumenical Peace Institute
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Kathy Kelly recently served three months in a United States federal prison which began shorted after she returned from her 14th trip to Afghanistan where she and Sherri Maurin have been guests of the Afghan Peace Volunteers. Drawing from her experiences living among people who have the brunt of the military and prison industrial complexes, Kelly will discuss ways to build egalitarian affinities between people seeking liberation from militarism, social inequities and environmental degradation. She will be introduced by Maurin who has just returned from Afghanistan
Wheelchair accessible • Donations gratefully accepted
The St. John’s Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet Friday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the office lunch room. Please join us for knitting, tea and fellowship. Even if you don’t knit or crochet, we would love to have you stop by and join us for tea and conversation for a while. We would also be happy to teach you to knit.
Flick Flak Movie Group meets Friday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m., Campbell Reception Room for potluck and discussion of the movies “Wild Tales” (playing at the Shattuck Cinemas), “Magician: the Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles” (playing at the Opera Plaza Cinemas, San Francisco). We usually have a delicious dinner followed by a lively discussion. See one, or all of the movies, bring a potluck dish and join the disucssion. All are welcome!
Women at the Well will meet Saturday, April 25, at 8:30 a.m. in the church office.
Catch up on the latest news.
The Literature Club will not meet in April. Next meeting is Thursday, May 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ark Annex. The book to be discussed is “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed. All are welcome.
Science, Religion, and the Climate Crisis
— Forum presented by St. John’s
Science and religion need not clash; what keeps some from signing on to be part of the solution? What are the roots of their resistance?