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Announcement :: Education
Community Church of Boston: March Sunday Forums
26 Feb 2013
A list of upcoming Sunday forums at the Community Church of Boston for the month of March...
COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON
"A Peace & Justice Congregation since 1920"

MARCH 2013 SUNDAY FORUMS

March 3rd -- MARK SOLOMON
“The Transforming Potential of the Political Moment”

In a moment of festering economic crisis and undisguised class warfare against working people, resistance is also growing. Movements to prevent environmental catastrophe, defend social programs under fierce attack and to end military interventions and war need a strong, principled voice on the left. That voice is needed to connect the issues, unite the movement and advance a vision of a just new society.That is a crucial task well worth exploration and realization.

Mark Solomon, Professor Emeritus of History at Simmons College.. He has written scores of articles on African American history, race and racism, U.S. foreign policy, globalization, and war and peace issues which have appeared in both scholarly and popular journals.

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March 10th -- Marking International Women's Day
WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout
history and across nations.

WILPF works to create an environment of political, economic, social and psychological freedom for all members of the human community, so that true peace can be enjoyed by all.

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March 17th -- St. Patrick's Day weekend
KEVIN DEVINE & FRIENDS
"St. Patrick's Day 'The Battle of the Bogside' film, August, 1969"

A peaceful march for civil and human rights in Derry, Northern Ireland joins with a protest against the loyalist "Apprentice Boys" parade which marches past the nationalist area of the Bogside thereby triggering nationalist resistance. The Bogside resistance and widespread rebellion in other parts of the North of Ireland became known as the "Troubles". Kevin and Friends discuss these events and their relevance to today.

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March 24th -- LEE FICH
“Liberation Seder”

In celebration and honor of Passover we will gather for our annual Liberation Seder. This is the time when we remember the Jewish story of resistance and come together as a community to celebrate the timeless story of overcoming injustice and choosing to remember the connection to all struggles for liberation. Please remember to bring a potluck dish to share. This is an especially good Sunday to bring friends and family!

Lee Fich is a long time friend of the church who has led the Passover Seder for many years now.

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March 31st -- LINDA JENKINS
“On Being God's Fool”

March 31st is Easter for the western church and the following is April Fool's Day. Consider their initially incongruous meeting place: the razor's edge where experiments with truth may lead to speaking that truth to power.

Linda Jenkins is the Social Justice Congregational Director of CCB. In some of her former lives, she has been an attorney, a guide driving up the Mt Washinton Auto Road, a professional mediator. She has been an activist for more than 40 years.

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DIRECTIONS/PARKING

The Community Church is located at 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square, between Dartmouth and Clarendon Streets. Parking is available on Sunday
mornings at the Back Bay Garage (entrances on Clarendon Street or St. James Ave.). We can provide a sticker to affix to your parking receipt and you will be charged only $3 until 1:30pm.

By public transportation, take the Green line to Copley or take the Orange line to Back Bay station. Community Church is a 2-4 minute walk from either station.

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A PEACE AND JUSTICE CONGREGATION SINCE 1920

The Community Church of Boston is a free community of human beings united for the study and practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical ideals to individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to all forms of social and economic life.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US

Linda Jenkins, Congregational Director
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-6710
info (at) commchurch.org
http://www.communitychurchofboston.org

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