Join the Middle East Task Force Discussion of Current Key Issues re Israel/Palestine

All meetings will be held at the First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL (corner of Lake and Kenilworth)
We will use the following books and materials, to be distributed on Sept. 20 ($20/each):
• Chosen? By Walter Brueggemann
• On Palestine, by Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappe
• Kairos Palestine, A Call from Palestinian Christians (2009)
• Call to Action, Kairos USA, Response to KP (2012)
• Zionism Unsettled, A Congregational Study Guide (IPMN)
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: POTLUCK! Get books, assignments, and hear Dr. Mary Mikhael, special guest, on current conditions in Lebanon and Syria.
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Light refreshments, discussion and report on July trip to Israel/Palestine from Rev. Lisa Lopez and other trip participants.
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Light refreshments, discussion and possible visit with Rev. Kate Taber, PC(USA) liaison to Israel/Palestine.
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Mar. 20, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 15, 2016, 5:30 – 8:30 pm POTLUCK! Complete our discussion!
ALL ARE WELCOME! NOTE POTLUCKS IN SEPT. AND MAY ONLY; CONTACT PAULINE COFFMAN AT p.coffman@sbcglobal.net if you plan to come.

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