The Heartland Alliance of Divine Love moves ahead!Continuing news from the Heartland
The Ordination of Rev. Linda BoyceOn April 14, Heartland ADL welcomed a new minister to our fold - Rev. Linda Boyce was ordained by Revs. Gregory L. McCoy and Mary Gibson McCoy in a wonderful ceremony that included friends and family. See our facebook page for more photos. AND, to everyone who has welcomed Rev. Linda either through the Heartland FB page, the ADL Ministers page and the Florida Chapter page - thanks for the warm welcome!
The 2018 Table of Faiths and Heartland-ADL faith boothAs usual, Heartland Alliance of Divine Love will sponsor a faith booth at the annual Table of Faiths, sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council. The 2018 Table of Faiths will be held on May 8 and ADL ministers everywhere are encouraged to consider a trip to Kansas City for this always-awesome event. (Thinking of coming to KC for this unique event? Contact us at HeartlandADL@hotmail.com- we have a surprise for you!) Table of Faiths features faith booth from over 22 faith philosophies, with the opportunity to dialogue with practitioners and learn about many faiths. (www.kcinterfaith.org) This year the keynote speaker is Nathan “Nate” Phelps, the estranged son of Fred Phelps, late leader of the Infamous Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. Nate left his father’s community many years ago and now devotes his life to interfaith dialogue and promoting peaceful understanding.The 2018 Interfaith Thankgiving DinnerWe are pleased to make the following announcements about the 2018 Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner. (See HERE for articles and photos from last year’s dinner.)Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, KCMOHonoree of the 2018 Vern Barnet Interfaith Service Award: Barbara CriswellBarbara is propietor of Aquarius Store for Conscious Living, a leader in the Pagan community, active in the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council and Heartland Pagan Alliance, a Mayan prietess and ceremonialist, and a mentor to spiritual seekers from all paths.We are again thrilled to have the dinner catered by NourishKC, which just served its one-millionth meal at the Kansas City Community Kitchen. Food included “ Traditional” Thanksgiving fare plus kosher turkey and a vegetarian entree, People travel to KC to attend this event, as well as the Table of Faiths, and we would love to have any ADL minister come join us.
Future Eventsrerport later about our trip to the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in November. (www.ParliamentOfReligions.org) Also, see articles elsewhere in the E-News about this incredible event and an opportunity for everyone.