DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College will host an Interfaith presentation on Friday, Feb. 17, at 12 noon in the Serrick Campus Center, Buchman Board Room. The event is part of a series that brings to campus guests of different faith traditions to share some of their spiritual background, answer questions, and invite discussion.
The featured speakers will be Judy and Woody Trautman, and they will be discussing their work with the MultiFaith Council of Northwest Ohio. The Council provides community leadership and facilitates programs that draw together diverse faiths and foster mutual respect, friendship and cooperation in service to the region.
Judy Trautman is a retired teacher and co-founder and co-chair of the Council. Woody is a retired professor and a founding member of the Erase the Hate steering committee. As part of the steering committee, he initiated several multi-faith projects which were spun off to form the MultiFaith Council.
The series is free and open to all. Guests are invited to bring their lunch or purchase lunch in the Serrick cafeteria. The Interfaith Lunch Series is sponsored by the Defiance College Office of Spiritual Life. Please contact campus chaplain Rev. Jan Bechtel at 419-783-2444, email@example.com, for more information.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
February 15, 2012