Atlas Foundation, in collaboration with Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, hosted its Third Annual Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions. Speakers of different faiths explored the theme of “Caring Your Neighbor” from the points of their own faith traditions.
Robert Mann from School of Manship at LSU briefly explained the mission and the vision of the Atlas Foundation. Atlas Foundation believes that sincere dialogue and cooperation among people of different faiths and cultures promote an atmosphere of mutual trust, understanding, respect and love – a critical challenge in today’s world.
Founded to accomplish its mission of unity, justice, and peace through interfaith cooperation, the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge was briefly presented by Pastor Robin McCollough-Bade, the director of the federation.
The program followed by speeches of Berry Weinstein; Rabbi for Temple Shalom Synagogue in LaFayette and Temple Sinai in Lake Charles, Juan Huertas; Senior pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church, and Dr. Ibrahim Sumer; professor of Religious Studies at University of Houston.
After a very nice Turkish style dinner, the program ended with the award ceremony.
(August 16, 2012. Baton Rouge, LA)