Dr. Reza Mansoor is my friend. He is a friend to many. He opens paths. He clears paths. He is a stonecatcher.  I first met Reza several years ago while building Habitat for Humanity homes in Hartford. He was on the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut (MCCT) crew. The assembled construction crews were part of Hartford Habitat’s interfaith collaborations designed to … More “Stigmatized”

“Getting to Know Your Muslim Neighbors”

The Congregational Church in South Glastonbury‘s “Getting to Know Your Muslim Neighbors” program promises to be an excellent interfaith learning opportunity. Rev. Richard Allen and South Church have been on the vanguard of interfaith collaborations for years. I’ve seen first hand the good works of South Church and the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut through my … More “Getting to Know Your Muslim Neighbors”

Honest Conversations with Muslim Neighbors

Hosted by the Greater Suffield Interfaith Council, this Conversation is an an excellent opportunity to learn more about our Muslim neighbors as they reach out to share their stories.  To RSVP and for more information, please email the CT Council for Interreligious Understanding, or call First Church of Christ, Congregational at (860) 668-7223. Don Shaw, Jr.Writer … More Honest Conversations with Muslim Neighbors