Sacred Connections

Sacred Connections 
2022 Calendar of Events

This year we are resuming our in-person Sacred Connections Program, inviting the diverse religious groups in the Greater Cincinnati region to host an in-person event at their place of worship. Each religious group can choose how they wish to host the event. Our in-person monthly Sacred Connections events are listed below. They are free to attend, but registration is required, as a courtesy to the host organization. Register here.

Flip through the book of upcoming events or scroll down.

May 4, 2022, 6:30 pm  
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains
(Host – Father Jan)
6:30 – 8 pm The tour which will focus on the history and architecture of the Cathedral.
8 – 8:30 pm Light refreshments and conversation
Address: 325 W 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Directions and Parking 

May 21, 2022, 5pm       
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (LCR)
(Host: Pastor Zorn)
5:00 pm – education about LCR; theology, mission, etc.
5:30 pm – worship
6:30 – 7:15 pm – Light refreshments and conversation
Address: 1950 Nagel Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255
https://www.lcresurrection.org/

June 7, 2022, 6:30 pm
Ohio Buddhist Vihara (Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple)
(Host: Aruni Marapane – Buddhist Chaplain)
6:30 – 7:30 pm – Touring the temple premises and temple grounds, participating in a traditional chanting and blessing ceremony conducted by the Buddhist monks.
7:30 – 8:30 pm – Light refreshments and conversation.
Address: Ohio Buddhist Vihara, 1831 Miles Road, Cincinnati OH 45231. Directions at Ohiobuddhistvihara.org, Phone: 513-825-4961

July 17, 2022, 4:30 pm 
Introduction to Zoroastrianism
(Host – Becca Desai, Zoroastrian Association of KY, OH, & IN)
4 – 4:30 pm Explore the exhibit tables and learn about this ancient religion
4:30 – 5 pm Q & A Session
5pm – 6pm Refreshments and Conversation
Address: 2723 Montana Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211
Cincinnati Bahá’í Center

September 11, 2022, 12:00 pm    
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
12:00 to 1:00 pm – Worship meeting
1:00 to 2:00 pm – Presentation of beliefs and Q&A
2:00 – 2:30 pm – Munch and Mingle
Address: 8250 Cornell Rd, Montgomery, OH 45249

October 1, 2022, 1pm
Talk and tour of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati

(Host: Shakila Ahmad/Shabana Ahmed)
1:00 – 2:00 pm – Talk on Islam and Muslims
2:00 – 2:30 pm – Witness 2nd prayer in the Mosque
2:45 – 3:30 pm – Light refreshments/discussion
Address: 8092 Plantation Drive. West Chester, OH 45069
www.icgc.us

Note: For any questions, or information on hosting an event, please contact the Co-Chairs of the Sacred Connections Program:

Becca Desai (bfdesai@aol.com)
or Miriam Jackobs (m.jackobs@gmail.com)

 

See below to view our 2021 virtual visits.

2021

February 28 , hosted by Adath Israel Congregation:

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March 14th, 3:30 pm, hosted by the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati:

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April 11th, 3 pm, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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May 30th, 2 pm, hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

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Previous “Sacred Connections” Hosts:

  • K.K. Bene Israel/Rockdale Temple (January, 2019)
  • Cincinnati Friends Meeting (February, 2019)
  • Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (February, 2019)
  • Zoroastrian community (March, 2019)
  • Sikh Gurdwara Sahib (April, 2019)
  • First Unitarian Church (May, 2019)
  • Baha’i community (June, 2019)
  • Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati (July, 2019)
  • Hindu Temple of Greater Cincinnati (August, 2019)
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (October, 2019)
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church (October, 2019)
  • Legacy Pointe Church (November, 2019)