Faith Notes: Weekend June 27-28
Here are several faith-themed events happening in the metro area this weekend:
Saturday, June 27
Buddha Mind Monastery’s 2015 "Veggie Festival" continues through 4 p.m. at 5800 S Anderson Road. The free event, which began at 10 a.m., will include cooking demonstrations, a cook-off and other presentations. A presentation entitled “Nutrition as it relates to the vegetarian” will be at 11:30 a.m. and a veggie buffet will be at 12:30 p.m. The cook-off will begin at 2:15 p.m. For more information, call 869-0501 or go to www.ctbuddhamind.org.
Sunday, June 28
The Baha'i Faith of Edmond will host a prayer vigil in honor of the victims of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting at 10 a.m. at 321 E Campbell Drive in Edmond. The prayer service for the people killed at the South Carolina church will include prayers for humanity, race unity and readings for the progress of the soul. Following the service, about 10:45 a.m., a forum on racism, called "Dialogue Racism," will be held. The event will include the following panelists: Verbus Counts, Carla Hinton, Victor Sobhani and Lisa Shearer Salim. The discussion will be followed by lunch at noon.
For more information about the Race Unity Day Celebration or the Baha'i Faith, call 348-9992 or go to to www.edmondbahai.org, www.usbahai.org or email email@example.com.