Saturday Coffee Talk to be on Understanding Prayer
Coffee Talks are forums where FāVS columnists involve the audience in a discussion on a timely topic related to faith and ethics.
The event will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at the FāVS Center, 5115 S. Freya.
Panelists will be:
- Jody Cramsie, who came up with the Understanding Prayer series. She wrote “Prayer is Understanding the Sacred in Us.”
- Steve Smith wrote, “Why I Do Not Pray.”
- Ashly Moulton wrote, “Say Your Prayers.”
Masks are optional for vaccinated Coffee Talk attendees.
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. Currently 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.