Voices on the River: The Meanings of Water

A unique evening of multi-faith learning on the Mississippi

Date & Time:

Sunday, August 9, 2015
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
August 9th, 2015, 3:30 boarding; 4:00 p.m. - 7 p.m. boat ride


$36 (vegetarian snacks included), payment at the time of boarding


Chartered riverboat on the Mississippi
Departure from Padelford Landing, Harriet Island, St. Paul


E-mail Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein classes@rabbishavitlonstein.com or call 651-247-2650

Water is the essence of life and a powerful, universal spiritual symbol. Join six teachers from several traditions for an exploration of the centrality of water to both our physical and spiritual lives. Presentations from the perspectives of various religious, environmental, and spiritual practices, as well as small-group discussions, will take place on a three hour riverboat ride. The teachers are as follows:

Ramona Kitto Stately, Member Santee Sioux Nation, Artist, Dakota Educator
Ken Keiyu Ford, Lay Teacher, Clouds in Water Zen Center
Camille J. Gage, Musician, Artist, Activist
Rev. Dr. John Marboe, Pastor, Humanities Professor, Laborer
Rabbi Sharon Stiefel, Mayim Rabim Congregation and Sholom Johnson Hospice
Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, Artisan Rabbi, Staff at Hineni, and Apple Specialist

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Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning and supported by Beth Jacob Congregation, Hineni: A Center for Adult Jewish Learning and Contemplative Practices, Mount Zion Congregation, and Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality: A Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

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To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315.