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Bryan Stevenson and EJI Update

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bryan Stevenson and EJI Update

Bryan Stevenson and EJI Update

eji updateBryan Stevenson was a keynote speaker at the Interfaith Mission Service conference — Faith Intersections — in November 2014.

“Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) which represents Hinton, said he is ‘thrilled’ to see the case resolved ‘the way I think it should be resolved.’ Stevenson said he feels the new tests exonerate Hinton. ‘We think it certainly is evidence of innocence. … We have never doubted Mr. Hinton’s innocence,’ he said.

EJI, which took over the appellate work on Hinton’s case in 1998, was ‘frustrated’ by the unwillingness of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office for more than a decade to acknowledge mistakes were made and to have the bullets re-tested, Stevenson said. Defense experts had testified in 2002 that they didn’t see a match between the bullets or gun. Hinton also passed a polygraph test which was ruled inadmissible at trial.

State prosecutors never questioned or disputed those defense experts, Stevenson said. ‘They just ignored it and I think that’s even more troubling,’ he said.”

 

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Breathing and Meditation Workshop

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Breathing and Meditation Workshop

Breathing and Meditation Workshop

Do you feel stressed, anxious or worn down? Do you want to increase your peace of mind, energy, and well-being?

Register now for this great event!

advanced breathing meditation workshop

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Cancellation of Tonight’s Bhagavad Gita Review

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cancellation of Tonight’s Bhagavad Gita Review

Because of uncertainty of safe driving conditions tonight, the Bhagavad Gita review this evening will be rescheduled for next Thursday March 12 from 7 pm – 9 pm.
Thank you!
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Lenten Wednesday Evening Series

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lenten Wednesday Evening Series

Lenten Wednesday Evening Series

Church of the Nativity, Episcopal * 208 Eustis Avenue * Huntsville, AL 35801

March 4, 5:30 Spaghetti Supper, 6:00 program featuring:

Dr. Ossama Bahloul, Imam, The Islamic Center, Murfreesboro, TN

Reservations are needed for Nursery and/or Dinner (256) 5
33-2455. Call by Tuesday, 2/24.

No reservations required for program.

 

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Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on

alabama ariseYou’re Invited: Alabama Arise Issue Preview 

 

Madison County is hosting their 2015 Legislative Forum on Monday, February 23rd, from 7-9 p.m. and we need YOU to show up and speak out for our Arise 2015 priorities!

 

Will you join us before the Forum from 4-5 p.m. at  Church of the Nativity to review our 2015 issues and plan comments for the public forum?

 

 Click here for more details and to RSVP. 

 

Even if you can’t make our preview meeting, we hope you will join the forum when you are able, talk to our elected officials and speak out for policies to help low-income people in Madison County.

And if you can’t make it in person, tune in to “WEUP Talk” (1700 AM in Huntsville, weupam.com anywhere) today at 5 p.m. to hear her there!

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Register Now!! Bhagavad Gita Review – Special Interfaith Worship Service:

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Register Now!! Bhagavad Gita Review – Special Interfaith Worship Service:

Click here to register!

A special Interfaith Worship Service

Under the auspices of Saint Thomas Episcopal, Abrahamic Prayers are held as part of an interfaith worship service from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of most months.  Beginning October 2, 2014, Abrahamic Prayers have initiated a year-long discourse on the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu scripture. There are two special sessions planned on February 5 and March 5, 2015 cosponsored by the Interfaith Mission Service and the Institute of Spiritual Healing.

The February Session: The Hindu View of Creation; the Hindu gods; Chapters 4-6 of the Bhagavad Gita; and Aarti – the Hindu worship service.

The March Session: The Fundamentals of Hinduism; Misconceptions about the Hindu faith; Chapters 7-9 of the Bhagavad Gita; and Aarti

A special Interfaith Worship Service cosponsored by Saint Thomas Episcopal, Interfaith Mission Service and Institute of Spiritual Healing at Laj Utreja’s residence (122 Foxhound Drive, Madison, AL 35758)

On February 5, 2015;    at 7 pm – 9 pm

Seating is limited, so please register at the IMS Website: www.interfaithmissionservice.org

Directions to Laj Utreja’s residence: (please call Laj at 256-604-6927, if you get lost)

From 565 West to Decatur – Right on Wall Triana Hwy: Left on Browns Ferry Road; Right on Balch Road; Take right to enter Foxfield Subdivision; Go around the roundabout; Take right on Foxhound Drive.  

From 72 West to Athens – Left on Balch Road; Take left to enter Foxfield Subdivision; Go around the roundabout; Take right on Foxhound Drive.

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Bhagavad Gita Review – Special Interfaith Worship Service

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Bhagavad Gita Review – Special Interfaith Worship Service

bhagavad

A special Interfaith Worship Service

Under the auspices of Saint Thomas Episcopal, Abrahamic Prayers are held as part of an interfaith worship service from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of most months.  Beginning October 2, 2014, Abrahamic Prayers have initiated a yearlong discourse on the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu scripture. There are two special sessions planned on February 5 and March 5, 2015 cosponsored by the Interfaith Mission Service and the Institute of Spiritual Healing.  …. click here for more information and registration

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Tonight – The Big Picture: One Huntsville Diversity Dinner

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tonight – The Big Picture: One Huntsville Diversity Dinner

Tonight – The Big Picture: One Huntsville Diversity Dinner

the big picture

 

 

The Big Picture – One Huntsville Diversity Dinner

5:00 – 7:00 – Huntsville Madison County Public Library

The BIG Picture’ is a comprehensive planning process for the City of Huntsville. Comprehensive plans are typically policy documents that express a community vision for growth and delineate a path for achieving that vision. Considerations run the gamut, including land use, transportation, parks and recreation, infrastructure, workforce development, education, quality of life initiatives, and economic development/diversification. A key component in a comprehensive planning effort is community outreach, and the BIG Picture seeks to be as broad and deep as possible in engaging the community.

Click here for event information!

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Give Yourself the Gift of Health – Breathing and Meditation Workshop

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Give Yourself the Gift of Health – Breathing and Meditation Workshop

Give Yourself the Gift of Health – Breathing and Meditation Workshop

After a season filled with giving to others, it is time to give something to yourself!

Register today!!

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Seasons Givings

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Seasons Givings

Seasons Givings
Dear Friends, 

IMS would like to thank each of you for your community support and involvement in 2014. We are asking that you support IMS in continuing community outreach and educational programs for 2015. IMS depends on your generosity to conduct programs and events that meet human needs and promote racial, religious and cultural harmony in our local and global community.

See below for several opportunities to provide your support.

Wishing everyone a safe, peaceful and prosperous holiday season! 

seasonsgiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazon Smile

End of the Year Giving

Do you have some last minute shopping to finish. Amazon may be your place!

Every time you shop on Amazon (through the IMS Smile portal) 0.5% of your purchases will be donated to IMS.

Click here to be taken to the Amazon Smile portal.

This is the perfect way to give without it costing you a dime!

Support your community while taking advantage of the tax benefits. It is a win-win.

Make sure to complete your end of the year giving donations by Wednesday, December 31st so that they can apply to your 2014 taxes.

Here are two ways to give:

  1. Online – www.interfaithmissionservice.org

2.  By mail:

Interfaith Mission Service

701 Andrew Jackson Way

Huntsville, AL 35801

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