Faith in action: Aquinas Lecture, interfaith events and more
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Folk Songs for Climate Justice CD

Peaceful Uprising will hold a benefit concert to help launch its new Earth Day CD, "Folk Songs for Climate Justice."

When • Saturday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • Holladay United Church of Christ, 2631 E. Murray Holladay Road, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Suggested $10 donation at the door

Aquinas Lecture — Pamela Atkinson

The St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center near the University of Utah will present Pamela Atkinson, an advocate for the homeless, health care and basic needs, who will give the Aquinas Lecture on "Making a Difference and Giving Hope." Light refreshments will be served afterward.

When • Sunday, Feb. 3, 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Where • Newman Center, 170 University St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Armenian Apostolic Church

The Parish Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Utah will present Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, who will conduct the Divine Liturgy. Afterward, the archbishop will address plans for the Armenian community. For more information, contact Ohannes Megerdichian at 801-576-0249.

When • Sunday, Feb. 3, 1:30 p.m.

Where • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Intermountain Christian School Open House

Intermountain Christian School will host an open house and ice cream social. Visit www.slcics.org or call 801-942-8811 for information.

When • Monday, Feb. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where • Intermountain Christian School, 6515 Lion Lane, Holladay

Tickets • Free

Rumi Poetry Club — The Pain and Joy of Longing

This club espouses spiritual poetry for every day and as a form of meditation. Participants are welcome to read their favorite poems.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Hartley Lachter Lecture

Hartley Lachter, director of Jewish Studies at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., will discuss "Human Bodies in Divine Form: Jewish and Christian Explorations in Kabbalah."

When • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30-5 p.m.

Where • University of Utah's Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, 215 S. Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

The Truth Behind Religion — Buddhism

The Interfaith Roundtable will discuss Buddhism at "The Truth Behind Religion" series. The discussions allow various faiths to gain interfaith understanding. Visit interfaithroundtable.org for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 7, 7:30-9 p.m.

Where • Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Interfaith Month Event — Women & Islam

The Interfaith Roundtable will sponsor a lecture and dinner with Sophia Pandya, who will discuss "Islam & Women" as part of Interfaith Month events.

When • Friday, Feb. 8, 6:45-8:35 p.m.

Where • Pacifica Institute Utah, 363 W. 2720 South, Suite A, Salt Lake City

Interfaith Month Workshop

The Interfaith Roundtable will sponsor the workshop "A Convening Conversation: What Could Be Possible Across All Faith Traditions to Relieve the Chaos and Uncertainty in Our World." Visit www.interfaithroundtable.org for information. This workshop will be held in the Dean's Hall.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City