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Sun, Mar 12



Global Joy Summit with Dalai Lama and Friends

The series continues with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on "Claiming the Light in the Midst of Darkness: Joy, Community, and Inspiration for Living in These Times." Free event.

Global Joy Summit with Dalai Lama and Friends

Time & Location

Mar 12, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Olean, 2275 Dugan Rd, Olean, NY 14760, USA

About the event

Our third session in this 4-part series is Presiding Bishop Michael Curry presenting "Claiming the Light in the Midst of Darkness: Joy, Community, and Inspiration for Living in These Times"  After the viewing, we'll host a discussion about the topic and how it applies to our lives. 

What You'll Learn

  • Hear powerful inspiration to connect with the “source of love and light” that is always present—giving us strength in adversity and the ability to love one another across differences
  • Explore the importance of “healthy, loving, liberating, and life-giving” communities — and why we need to rebuild them after the pandemic
  • Hear how Bishop Curry has personally walked through experiences of darkness and how his inspiration for living a life of service brings him joy.

About Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry is presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church. At the church’s 78th General Convention in June 2015, he was elected to a nine-year term in this role and installed in November of that year; he serves as The Episcopal Church’s chief pastor, spokesperson, and president and chief executive officer. Throughout his ministry, Bishop Curry has been a prophetic leader, particularly in the areas of racial reconciliation, climate change, evangelism, immigration policy, and marriage equality. Bishop Curry was ordained a priest in 1978. He graduated with high honors from Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges and earned his Master of Divinity degree from Yale University. Bishop Curry is the author of five books and a regular guest on national and international media outlets.

All are welcome. Tea and coffee will be served. 

There is no charge for this event.

The next (and final event in this series is:

Apr 16: “Resilience and Joy in our Individual and Shared Stories”with Pamela Ayo Yetunde, JD, ThD, and Bill Vendley, PhD

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