Interfaith Harmony Week Explores Others’ Beliefs

Published: Mar 24, 2014
From March 29–April 3, The University of Tampa will host Interfaith Harmony Week, a series of events meant to raise awareness about the interfaith movement and educate students about religions and beliefs other than their own.

The following events are free and open to the public:

The Power of Pause Monday, March 31, 7–9 p.m., Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. Terry Hershey, author of The Power of Pause: Becoming More by Doing Less, will speak about the wisdom of slowing down and taking an intentional Sabbath moment to regain emotional and spiritual balance to find the sacred in every single day.

Be at Peace, Not Pieces Tuesday, April 1, 7–9 p.m., Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. A panel of speakers from six different religious and non-religious groups will discuss their views on peace and social justice issues.

Speed Faithing Thursday, April 3, 7 p.m., Vaughn Center, 9th Floor. Modeled after speed dating, participants will learn about the beliefs of different faiths and non-faiths through a series of informative sessions in an informal setting.

Interfaith Harmony Week is sponsored by UT’s Resource Team for Faith, Values and Spirituality and Better Together Interfaith Group.

For more information, contact Lisa Ryan at the UT Wellness Center at (813) 257-1877 or rlryan@ut.edu.