Online programs are held on Louisville, Kentucky time (Eastern Daylight or EDT) and will be conducted via IPP's Zoom Video Conferencing unless otherwise noted. Information about Zoom participation click here.
The Art of Gathering: Practices and Principles For Hosting Transformative Gatherings
4 Mondays in November - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost $80, Online via Zoom
This four-week course and community of practice is designed to help us re-imagine how we gather together in a post-pandemic world. Jud Hendrix and guests will explore the essential practices and tools for the art of hosting meaningful conversations and connections, from simple dinner parties to large scale community summits.
Participants will learn…
Join IPP, The Beloved Community, and our partners, as we seek to reduce violence in our community through understanding and addressing its root causes.
For more information about Beloved Community and upcoming programs CLICK HERE
Enneagram and Relationships with Jud Hendrix
LOCATION: New Harmony Inn, New Harmony, Indiana
The retreat will take a deep dive into the wisdom of the Enneagram as a tool to cultivate self awareness and better relationships with partners, family members, and co-workers. The weekend will also include a guided tour of New Harmony and plenty of time to enjoy their sacred sites.
Cost (Per Person) Single Room Occupancy: $400.00 | Double Room Occupancy: $300.00
> Retreat Facilitation
> Two nights at New Harmony Inn
> Breakfast Saturday and Sunday Morning
World Rhythms For Peace
Community Drum Circle to Celebrate International Peace Day and Louisville Welcoming Month
LOCATION: Big Four Lawn, Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY
No Registration | Free and open to everyone
Louisville’s largest drum circle will include individuals and groups from across the community gathering to express our collective unity while calling our city to practice peace, compassion and welcome.
~ All ages are invited to participate! Extra percussion instruments will be available.
~ Dancing, hooping and poi spinning are welcome!
What Kind of Shelter Would LOVE and WISDOM Create? A Meditative Envisioning Process
Via Zoom | Free program, no registration required
If LOVE and WISDOM were to create an outdoor houseless shelter what would it look like and how would it function? Join a diverse gathering of social transformation advocates as we listen to a future that wants to emerge. Participants will be invited into a meditation process to take the perspective of LOVE and WISDOM and then to collectively listen to the insights that emerge. These ideas will then be integrated into a proposal for a new Safe Outdoor Shelter for the Houseless. "You must give birth to your images. They are the future waiting to be born.” - Rilke
Louisville's Vision Quest: Prophetic Imagination and the Art of Becoming the Beloved Community
A Panel Conversation with Artists, Storytellers and YOU!
No Registration | Free and open to everyone! *** Masks Required ***
LOCATION: Ten20 Brewery, 1020 East Washington Street, Louisville, KY 40206
Join in a conversation with panel of local artists and storytellers as we explore the creative process of becoming the next Louisville. The symbols and images we create and the stories we tell shape our collective mythology, which then becomes who we are. Through prophetic imagination each of us has a responsibility to play our unique roles in imagining and shaping our emerging future. The conversation will include an opportunity to share images and symbols of our collective future. PANELISTS: Morgan Atkinson, Ariane Barre-Stern, Dr. Jabani Bennett, Japa Buckner, Danny Flanigan, Brianna Harlan, Guillermo Sollano, Bryan Warren
Music of the World Renown Modern Jazz Quartet
Performed by a World Class Quartet
Dick Sisto, Vibes ~ Harry Pickens, Piano ~ Tyrone Wheeler, Bass ~ Jonathan Higgins, Drums
A Benefit to help promote the mission of Interfaith Paths to Peace!
Tickets $25 on Eventbrite | Front Row Tickets $50 (Extra support for IPP!)
Location: Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206
Doors Open at 4:30 | Two 45-minute sets | Brief Intermission
Event made possible by The Lionel Hampton Jazz Project and Crescent Hill Baptist Church
Portland Vaccination Clinic -- Free and open to everyone!
VACCINE: Johnson & Johnson (one dose)
REGISTER: Call 502-214-7322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCATION: The Dolfinger, 2500 Montgomery Street, Louisville, KY 40212
Interfaith Paths to Peace and our neighbors at The Dolfinger Building are hosting a free pop-up vaccination clinic. While many in our city and commonwealth are fully vaccinated, we recognize that there remain many who are not protected, especially in the Portland community.
Values and Vaccinations Workshop: Creating Pro Vaccination Narratives
Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9847872987
Free program, no registration required
This workshop, facilitated by Jud Hendrix, will explore how to understand and utilize diverse worldviews and values systems to develop “pro vaccination” narratives. We will explore the resources present
in different developmental and cultural worldviews to encourage vaccinations. After a brief presentation, participants will break into smaller groups to create pro-vaccination messages designed to reach a variety of groups.
Religious Leaders Reflect on How Faith Informs Vaccination Choices and the Emergence of a Post-Pandemic World
Co-hosted by Interfaith Paths to Peace and Louisville Metro Dept of Public Health & Wellness
Join in conversation with our community’s religious and spiritual leaders as they reflect on their religious tradition‘s resources and perspectives on vaccinations and how they are planning to emerge from the Pandemic. Panelists include:
Johnny Alse, Hindu Temple of Kentucky
Dr. Muhammad Babar, Muslim Americans for Compassion
Rev. Mary Alice Birdwhistell, Highland Baptist Church
Rev. Jason Crosby, Crescent Hill Baptist Church
Dr. Jahangir Cyrus, Louisville Baha'i Community
Cantor Sharon Hordes, Keneseth Israel Congregation
Rev. Lori Kyle, First Unitarian Church
What Do Black Social Innovators Need To Thrive? A Panel Conversation & Community Conversation
The first part of the conversation will be designed to listen and learn from a panel of Black social innovators describing their experiences of living their passion and launching their initiatives. The second part will allow participants and panelists to be a part of one of three small breakout discussion groups designed to uncover current resources available and what needs to be developed for each of the three different stages of social innovation. Panelists: Stachelle Bussey, LaVon Clack, Asa Coleman, DaMarrion Fleming, Savvy Shabazz, Richard Whitlock Jr., Aubrey Williams, Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye.
Prayer Vigil & Walk for Peace in the Middle East
Co-hosted by Interfaith Paths to Peace and Center For Interfaith Relations (Louisville Prays Initiative)
Join with diverse neighbors from our community as together we pray for peace and healing. We will light candles and walk in silence, prayer and presence for all those who suffer. Brief instructions and lighting candles will begin at 8:30 in the grassy field near the entrance to the Big Four Bridge. Candles will be provided, but you are also encouraged to bring a candle which you can continue to light as a symbol of your ongoing support and prayers.
One River, Many Wells explores Louisville's religious traditions and communities. Join us for a conversation with Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Members include:
Sam Jones - Shawnee Branch President
Ron Ramirez - Institute Director, Church Education
Cassandra Kraig - Relief Society President Louisville 1st Ward
Terry Fiet - Louisville Stake Communications Director
Elder Trevino and Elder Miller- Louisville area full-time missionaries
SUPPORTING THE HOUSELESS:
APRIL 27, 2021 | Community Conversation Part 2
Passionate about supporting Louisville's houseless neighbors? Join us for our second action conversation. Participants will have an opportunity for collaborative conversation around specific areas of interest (i.e. advocacy/policy, food, tiny house/transitional housing, and religious leaders).
APRIL 7, 2021 | A Community-Wide Action Conversation Part 1
How can we individually and collectively support our houseless brothers and sisters, especially in the face of the possibility of clear the camps where they live? We will spend the first part of the online gathering hearing from grassroots and organizational stakeholders, and the second part, in smaller self-organizing action groups around specific ways we can be supportive of our houseless neighbors, both now and in the future. If you have a heart for this population and want to take action join us for this conversation.
HOST: Interfaith Paths to Peace | CO-HOSTS: Catholic Charities, Coalition For the Homeless, Feed Louisville, Hope Buss, Street Reach, St. John's Center, Douglass Blvd. Christian Church, Association of Community Ministries, S.O.U.L. Clinic of Kentuckiana
Evolutionaries of the Soul will interview different religious/spiritual leaders in our community to highlight both the work and wisdom of Louisville’s many spiritual leaders while educating the wider community on our unique religious traditions. Free program, no registration required.
Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9847872987
May 5 - Jason Hiner, Louisville Baha'i Community
April 21 - Jeanette Prince-Cherry, Louisville Zen Center
March 17 - Rev. Dr. Angela Johnson, Grace Hope Presbyterian
March 3 - Rev. Mary Alice Birdwhistell, Highland Baptist Church
February 24 - Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport, The Temple
Videos of Evolutionary Interviews click here
Join us and create a circle of dreamers of all faiths embracing dream wisdom as a path to healing and peace. Dreams, harbingers of the night, guide us as we seek answers to our own concerns and the needs of our communities and congregants. The Dream Circle emphasizes the educational rather than the psychological aspects of dreams, the transformational rather than the therapeutic, and the sacred rather than the scientific. SESSIONS: 1) Dreams of Healing and Peace We’ve Dreamt—present, past/recurring | 2) Dreams of Healing Self, Others | 3) Dreams of Healing Community | 4) Dreams of Healing World-wide
PRESENTED BY: Jewish Association of Spirituality and Dreams (JASD), and led by co-founders Gaylia R. Rooks, Rabbi Emerita of The Temple in Louisville, and journalist Joyce Lynn, author of "Dreams and the Wisdom Within."
Integral Life and Leadership offers a multi-dimensional perspective on how integrative frameworks and practice can enhance the evolution of consciousness, relationships, and leadership in social transformation. This course combines the Eastern disciplines for cultivating higher states of consciousness with the Western psychological insights for cultivating higher stages of consciousness. Employing the work of Ken Wilber, it offers a comprehensive framework for understanding ourselves and the world. Participants will learn the integral vision and frameworks and then apply them to developing their own integral life practice plan, romantic relationship, and leadership capacity for social change.
SESSIONS: 1) The Integral Vision: Overview of Integral Frameworks and Integral Life Practice | 2) Integral Romantic Relationships: Maps For Cultivating Transformative Partnerships | 3) Integral Politics and Economics: What is the Next Evolutionary Iteration for Louisville? | 4) Integral City: Cultivating The Beloved Community
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