Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving
Members of all faith traditions invited to Sunday’s Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving Service to be held at 2:30pm on November 24 at Living Word of Life Church in Attleboro.
People of all faith traditions are encouraged to attend, in celebration and gratitude, Sunday’s Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving. It will be held at 2:30pm on November 24, 2019 at Living Word of Life Church, located at Wamsutta Middle School, 300 Locust Street in Attleboro. The featured chamber choir will be Oure Pleasure Singers.
Sponsored by the Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative, the Service will be co-led by area clergy and representatives from a variety of faith communities. The ministry will be shared by:
• Dr. Umar Akbar, The Islamic Center of Greater Attleboro
• Fr. Shenouda Awad, The Holy Family Coptic Church
• Eve Condon, Congregation Agudas Achim
• Bert Cote, Lisa Piscatelli and Janet Richardi of the Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative
• Fr. Dariusz Kalinowski, St. John’s Parish
• Chief Scott Lachance, Attleboro Fire Department
• Rev. William E . Stout Jr., Living Word of Life Church
• Rev. Gretchen Weis, Murray Unitarian Universalist Church
• Rev. Robin Woods-Barrant, John Wesley African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
• Rev. Vernon Wright, Second Congregational Church
An offertory and collection box for non-perishable food items will be kindly received in support of Food n’ Friends. With multi-faith understanding, the Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative alleviates hunger, promotes stability, and inspires the community to thrive. This non-profit provide emergency meals for individuals, families, and children in need ¬– serving over 24,000 meals locally to the food insecure every year. This is achieved with the help of volunteers, community partners, and congregations of many faiths all working together.
“May the interfaith work that we do – continue to nourish, bless, and strengthen our community,” Lisa Piscatelli, executive director of the Collaborative, says. “We are thankful, grateful, and blessed.” The Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving changes location annually, highlighting the interfaith connectivity that thrives in the Attleboro area.