Interfaith meeting held at the First Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA
On Tuesday February 6, 2018, American Sikh Council (ASC) ASC representative S.Kavneet Singh attended and addressed the interfaith gathering organized by the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia (ICGP) at the First Baptist Church – Paschall, Philadelphia, PA. Over 30 attendees discussed how diversity intersected with their professional and personal lives by many giving examples and what they learnt in the process.
The host for the meeting Dr.Wilson Goode the former mayor of Philadelphia recalled his childhood in the Deep South and how some parts of his life while growing up as a child influenced his attitude towards changing his life headed for public service. It is fascinating how one instance in a person’s life can change the direction moving forward hopefully for the better.
Sikh, Christian, Jewish and Muslim representatives appreciated, the continuous and collaborative work being done to make the tristate area a harmonious place to live.