All activities are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
“The Mecca Tales” at LSTC, 1100 E. 55th St., Chicago
Sunday, September 20, 2015 3:30 p.m.
Rohina Malik will present a staged reading of her new play, “The Mecca Tales,” which premiered in Chicago in March 2015 to the praise of local theater critics. Five Muslim women meet on a pilgrimage in Mecca and must decide whether to reveal their stories and go forward or guard them and remain behind. Thanks to sponsors, A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice, the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, Radio Islam, and LSTC, this event is free. For more information, contact Sara Trumm at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-256-0708. Download the poster here [PDF].
Faculty-led tour: “History of Christianity in India”
January 2016 – Registration deadline is Sept. 15
LSTC faculty members Peter Vethanayagamony and Mark Swanson and McCormick Theological Seminary faculty member Ken Sawyer will lead a two-week tour to South India, Jan. 7-21, 2016. The tour is open to non-seminarians, but limited to 25 total, with priority given to LSTC and McCormick students. Travelers will visit Kottayam, Kerala; Chennai, Tamil Nadu; and Bangalore, Karnataka. The tentative price of $2,500 includes airfare, double occupancy, meals, and sightseeing fees for group outings. Reservation deadline is Sept. 15. See the registration form for a detailed schedule [pdf] or contact Sara Trumm at email@example.com or 773-256-0708.