Saturday’s “Coffee Talk” will focus on Violence and the Sacred

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Join us at Boots Bakery at 10 a.m Saturday for our second Coffee Talk where we'll discuss Violence and the Sacred.

Can we find a non-violent God? Or when it comes to faith is some violence necessary? Some believe that violence may be acceptable in fulfilling God's purpose, while others feel God's purpose is for us abandon violence. But what is the definition of violence?

At our last Coffee Talk, which was held at Chairs Coffee, we began to discuss this issue and we want to take it further this time around. We also want to explore how it relates to the community we live in.

Some of our writers will be tackling this subject over the next few weeks as we prepare for this discussion. We invite you to follow along and participate in this upcoming conversation.

Boots is located at 24 Main St.

More details are available on our Facebook page.

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. 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 Journalism Instructor at Washington State University.

She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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