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Friday February 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM PST
Sunday February 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM PST

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Interfaith Scholar Weekend & Prayer of the Heart Conference 2013
February 8-10, 2013

Fr L Freeman

The Interfaith Scholar for 2013 will be Fr. Laurence Freeman.  Father Freeman, OSB is the Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, a global network of Christian meditation groups.  Father Freeman has been active in interfaith dialogue.

His topic for the ISW: “The Art of Meditation: Sustaining the Compassionate Life“,in which he will explore a practice for purposeful activists.   Mark your calendar and register online now to join us February 8-10, 2013!

The Friday evening and Sunday events are free.  Advance registration for Saturday's lectures are $45 per person, which includes two meals (both are kosher and halal). Students can register for $10 per person.  At the door, registration will be $50 per person.  Scholarship assistance is available-- email Al Evans for more information.

                                 [To register, click the blue button below!]


See the detailed schedule here, but the general outline is:

Friday, February 8, Location: Islamic Cultural Center, 2111 E. Nees Avenue
               7:00pm   Lecture

Saturday, February 9, Location: Temple Beth Israel, 6622 N. Maroa Ave.
               8:30 am   Continental Breakfast and Registration
                                  First Lecture
                                  Lunch (vegetarian, kosher & halal)
                                  Second Lecture
              2:30pm     Closing

Sunday, February 10

              At St. Paul Newman Center, 1572 E. Barstow Avenue
                              7:30 am Mass, with a Homily by Father Laurence

             At University Presbyterian Church, 1776 E. Roberts Avenue
                              9:30 am Worship Service, with a Sermon by Father Laurence
                                   “Contemplation: The New Creation”


Registration is available:

Please pre-register to save your seat for the event!

  • online through this page with payment by credit card  (PayPal is our credit card processor, but you do not need a PayPal account to make a payment-- just choose the "I don't have a PayPal account" option).
  • by mail (Send your check payable to "Interfaith Scholar Weekend" to: ISW, c/o College Community Congregational Church, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93710 ).  Please clearly indicate the name(s) of the registrants.
  • at the door of the event on Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9.  This year, we will accept credit cards as well as checks at the door.  The cost for registration at the door is $50.
You can register and pay for yourself and up to 10 others by clicking the blue "Register Now!" button below. 

We will look forward to seeing you at Interfaith Scholar Weekend!

Register Now! Please note: online registration closes at midnight on February 7, 2012