MANCHESTER — A brand new interfaith dialogue collection bringing First Congregational Church and the Israel Congregation of Manchester begins Tuesday with an examination of Christian antisemitism.
The discussion board collection — “Come Let Us Purpose Collectively” — is sponsored by the 2 spiritual congregations and the Interfaith Council of the Northshire.
The inaugural two-part collection will discover Christian antisemitism from the primary century to the fashionable interval. Every session will embody content material, response and a possibility for viewers participation.
The Rev. Invoice Borror, the brand new minister at First Congregational Church, will current the primary session, “Christian Antisemitism from its Origins to twenty first Century,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at First Congregational Church, 3624 Principal St. in Manchester Village. The session can be moderated by Cantor Scott Buckner of the Israel Congregation, with Rabbi Emeritus Michael Cohen as a respondent. A second session is deliberate for subsequent month at Israel Congregation.
Borror has an instructional background in church historical past and has taught at three completely different seminaries and graduate faculties, together with lessons on Jewish-Christian origins and the historical past of anti-Semitism. He was a Christian Management Initiative fellow at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and a member of the nationwide Jewish-Presbyterian Dialogue workforce from 2007 to 2010.