Thanks for a great Coffee Talk today folks!
More than 35 people attended and we raised $236 for SpokaneFāVS.
What are your thoughts on today’s discussion?
Join SpokaneFāVS today at 10 a.m. for a Coffee Talk forum on “Safety in Worship.”
- Pastor Eric Blauer, who wrote “Disarming a community of violence“
- Rev. Alan Eschenbacher, who wrote “Advocate for people, even when they’re unpredictable“
- Rev. Andy CastroLang, who wrote ““
And the guest panelist is Admir Rasic, who recently found “Death to Islam” graffiti painted on the Bosnia and Herzegovina Heritage Association of Spokane, where he was worshiping.
Coffee Talks are an open-discussion with the community and all are welcome to attend. It will be held at in the Book Parlor at Indaba Coffee, 1425 W. Broadway.
Today’s Coffee Talk will also be live streamed on Twitter.
The conversation on safety in worship will then continue with Pub Talk on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at The Steam Plant.[wp_paypal_payment]
Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.