Coffee Talk photo by Jan Shannon

Thanks for a Great Coffee Talk Today on the Refugee Crisis

UPDATE Oct. 13, 2 p.m.

Thanks everyone who came out to today’s Coffee Talk! About 75 people attended. It was FāVS’ biggest Coffee Talk yet! About $145 was raised for the website.

More than 200,000 people have been killed in the Syrian Civil War and and millions have been forced to flee the country.

SpokaneFaVS will have a Coffee Talk discussion about the issue at 10 a.m., today at Indaba Coffee, 1425 W Broadway.

Coffee Talk is a monthly community forum featuring FāVS writers. The discussion typically centers around the faith and moral response to a current event.

Panelists will be:

All are invited to participate in Coffee Talk discussions.

The conversation will continue on Oct. 8 with an informal Pub Talk discussion at 6:30 p.m. at The Steam Plant.

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 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 and Connecticut. She serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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