Faith Digest: Fargo series to contemplate the inner child; Fargo Baha'is to observe World Religion Day; Concordia lecture to explore Christianity and climate change

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Faith Digest for Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019:

Fargo series to contemplate the inner child

FARGO — The Presentation Prayer Center will host a three-week series of workshops next month to contemplate the inner child through “The Little Prince” and “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

The series at the center, 1101 32nd Ave. S., will be led by Andrea Boyea, a writer, poet and artist with a background in education, philosophy and psychology. Classes will take place 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 14 and 21.

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants, and there’s a $40 suggested donation. RSVP by emailing presentationprayercenter@gmail.com.

Participants are asked to review either the book “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers” or watch documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”. In addition, participants should read and bring copies of “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery and “The World According to Mister Rogers” by Fred Rogers.

Fargo Baha’is to observe World Religion Day

FARGO — The Baha’is of Fargo will observe World Religion Day on Sunday, Jan. 20, with a presentation of God’s message of hope, love and unity at the Dr. James Carlson Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S.

During the free meeting, which is open to the public, attendees can enjoy light refreshments and an open discussion. For more information, call 701-235-3725.

Lecture to explore Christianity and climate change

MOORHEAD — An associate professor of religion at Concordia College will present a Centennial Scholars Lecture next week exploring Christian theology and climate change.

Hilda Koster’s lecture, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Morrie Jones Conference Center in Concordia’s Knutson Campus Center, will report on research and a book project addressing the concerns of climate change and how it intersects and is affected by North Atlantic Christianity.

The lecture is free and open to the public.