The RUAH Program of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM) Announces an Enlightening Fall Conference:
“Spirituality and Healing: Interfaith Perspectives and Practices for Ourselves and Our Communities”
When: Friday, October 28th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline.
A Conference for Clergy & Laity, Medical Professionals, Students, Social Workers, And all who care about healing and wholeness.
Olivia Hoblitzelle taught in the field of Behavioral Medicine where she pioneered how to bring meditation, yoga, and cognitive therapy into the medical domain to treat stress-related and chronic illness. She helped to develop one of the first training programs in Mind/Body medicine in the country with Dr Herbert Benson and the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine. She is the author of Ten Thousand Joy sand Ten Thousand Sorrows; A Couple’s Journey through Alzheimer’s.
Rev. Dr. Gloria White-Hammond is the Co-Founder and Co-Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Boston, Massachusetts, and Founding Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur. She co-founded My Sister’s Keeper, a women-led humanitarian and human rights initiative, and created the faith-based creative writing/mentoring ministry called “Do the Write Thing” for high risk African-American adolescent females.
Selected Workshops Include:
Dr. Syed Razvi MD– “Islamic Spiritual Practices in Everyday Life! Are They Different During illness?”
Prof. Roger Gottlieb– “Spirituality and Gratitude: based on his forthcoming book, Spirituality: What Is It and why Faith Matters”
Rev. Megan Lynes and Ms.Nazish Riaz– “The Healing Power of Interfaith Friendships”
Dr. Peter Stringham MD and Kathleen Kelly MSW/MA- Title TBD
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-244-3650 or visit our website at www.coopmet.org