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Book Study Groups on Compassion

Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Out of the Dinner Dialogue at Spartanburg Prebyterian, 3 Interfaith study groups will be convening soon to study and consult using the book "Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life" by Karen Armstrong. See charterforcompassion.org/12-steps-book for more on the book and the intentionality behind this effort. 


I am posting below more details for the Greenville group, which starts on December 9. (Niki Daniels will joining this group).  Please note all are invited to attend, whether you were at the Dinner Dialogue or not. The sessions will be held once every two months, for one calendar year, and participants will share a light meal at each session. Just email the contact person listed if you want to join.


The two other groups will be in Spartanburg. Contact: Didi Terry at dterry@fpcspartanburg.org.


One group will meet at First Presbyterian Church's Arthur Center.

This group will convene at noon (12pm) on the second Thursday of every other month, starting November 13th.


The other will convene at Temple B'nai Israel at 146 Heywood Rd. in Spartanburg, also on the second Thursday of every other month, starting November 13th, but at 6pm.


Greenville Compassion Study Group Details

Location: The Atlantic Institute [12 Davis Keats Dr. in Greenville]. www.atlanticinstitutesc.org


Dates: Every other month, on the second Tuesday of the month [Dec. 9, Feb. 10, Apr. 14, June 9, Aug. 11, Oct. 13]


Time: 6:30pm


Readings: 2 Chapters/session, completing the book on the final session after the interfaith community gathering on Sept. 10, 2015 [For Dec. 9, read the Preface, First Step, and Second Step]


Facilitators: Team of M.B. Ulmer, Akif Aydin, and the Atlantic Institute


Meal: We will share a light meal at each session; the first will be provided by the Atlantic Institute.

Please RSVP to Christina Bell atcbell@atlanticinstitutesc.org.

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