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Interfaith calendar of significant religious dates.

February 26
Interfaith Kick-Off for SW Hope - Feed the Hungry. 2 to 3 p.m. at Hillsdale Community Church UCC, 6948 SW Capitol Highway, Portland. Join members of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities, as well as a representative from Neighborhood House, to learn more about feeding the hungry and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this annual interfaith campaign to support the Neighborhood House Food Pantry. Registration is free and all are welcome. Hillsdale Community Church is open and affirming. For more information, contact nanciep53@gmail.com or visit www.swhope.org.

February 26
Fierce Love: Interrupting Hate in Private and Public Spaces.
3 to 7 p.m. at Ainsworth United Church of Christ, 2941 NE Ainsworth St., Portland. People of faith agree that we are morally responsible for creating beloved community here in this realm. As tensions flare and incidents of public hate skyrocket, join us as we explore the theological and scriptural foundations of this call to fierce love. Using skills, tools and methodologies proven over decades of use from Pace e Bene and Training Active Bystanders, we will learn how to build a culture of peace by engaging in active nonviolence. Join us for one of our first three offerings. Registration costs $75. To Register and learn more, visit ResolutionsNorthwest.org/events or download flyer. The training will be repeated on the following dates and locations: March 28, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland; April 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Resolutions Northwest, 2538 NE Broadway Suite A, Portland.

March 1 to April 12
Understanding Islam. Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at Hillsdale Community Church UCC, 6948 SW Capitol Highway, Portland. After a two-week introduction exploring Islam's beginning, its history, and its roots in Christianity and Judaism, speakers from the Muslim Educational Trust will take over the series to help explain the tenets and sectarian divisions of Islam, as well as the status of women, sharia, the meaning of jihad, and Muslim attitudes toward nonbelievers, among other topics. Join us to help build bridges of trust and to learn more about the world's second largest religion. There will be plenty of time for questions and open discussion. Registration is free and all are welcome. Hillsdale Community Church is open and affirming. For more information, contact Dennis Frengle at (503) 867-6454 or visit www.hillsdaleucc.org.

March 10 & 11
Lecture, "Days of Awe and Wonder." March 10, 7 to 9 p.m., and March 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave., Portland. Lecture event celebrating new book by the late Marcus Borg, Days of Awe and Wonder. The guest lecturer will be The Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers. Registration is $75 for both days. Learn more and register at marcusjborgfoundation.org.

March 22
NEFP Sustainers LunchNEFP Sustainers' Luncheon.
12 p.m. at Mosaic Church, 1832 NE Cesar E Chavez Blvd., Portland.
Help provide food and clothing for families in need, by supporting EMO's Northeast Emergency Food Program. Guest Speaker Ronault (Polo) Catalani, program coordinator for the City of Portland's New Portlanders Program, will discuss welcoming immigrants and refugees into the life of our city. No admission is charged for this luncheon; donations will be solicited. If you can't attend the lunch, please consider making a secure online donation. Please RSVP by March 15; go to www.nefp2017.eventbrite.com, or call (503) 221-1054, ext. 208.

March 28
Fierce Love: Interrupting Hate in Private and Public Spaces.
4:30 to 8:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland. People of faith agree that we are morally responsible for creating beloved community here in this realm. As tensions flare and incidents of public hate skyrocket, join us as we explore the theological and scriptural foundations of this call to fierce love. Using skills, tools and methodologies proven over decades of use from Pace e Bene and Training Active Bystanders, we will learn how to build a culture of peace by engaging in active nonviolence. Join us for one of our first three offerings. Registration costs $75. To Register and learn more, visit ResolutionsNorthwest.org/events or download flyer. The training will be repeated on April 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Resolutions Northwest, 2538 NE Broadway Suite A, Portland.

April 24
Fierce Love: Interrupting Hate in Private and Public Spaces.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Resolutions Northwest, 2538 NE Broadway Suite A, Portland. People of faith agree that we are morally responsible for creating beloved community here in this realm. As tensions flare and incidents of public hate skyrocket, join us as we explore the theological and scriptural foundations of this call to fierce love. Using skills, tools and methodologies proven over decades of use from Pace e Bene and Training Active Bystanders, we will learn how to build a culture of peace by engaging in active nonviolence. Join us for one of our first three offerings. Registration costs $75. To Register and learn more, visit ResolutionsNorthwest.org/events or download flyer.

Dining Out for LifeApril 27
Dining Out for Life. Dining out will save a life! When you dine at a participating restaurant on this day, between 20 to 35 percent of your bill goes directly to EMO's HIV Day Center and Partnership Project. Both organizations work closely together to provide vital programs and services to thousands of individuals living with HIV/AIDS. A list of participating restaurants is at diningoutforlife.com/portland. Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/DiningOutForLifePortland.


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