If interfaith relationships are part of your life, join Jewish Family Services and Hartford Seminary to help identify the interests, needs and concerns of families like yours. Couples, parents, grandparents, partners are all welcome to attend this free session in the Budd Interfaith Building, 60 Lorraine St., at Hartford Seminary.
Conversation topics might include couples/partners planning a wedding, couples/partners expecting a baby, parents or grandparents relating to an interfaith couple, or interfaith couples/partners creating holiday celebrations.
An Interfaith Conversation will be moderated by Susan Levine, MA, LPC, and Lucinda Mosher, Th. D., Faculty Associate in Interfaith Studies at Hartford Seminary.
Susan began her counseling career at Bethany Pastoral Counseling Services upon completing her Masters in Pastoral Counseling at the University of St. Joseph, 18 years ago. She is a Ct. Licensed Professional Counselor.
Susan counseled at Bethany Pastoral Counseling Services for 15 years. She was the cantor of the Farmington Valley Jewish Cong. – Emek Shalom in Simsbury, CT, for 32 years. In 2012 Susan opened her private counseling practice, Women Reshaping Lives, LLC. She is a member of both the American Counseling Association and the Ct. Counseling Association. Susan has also been a group facilitator with Jewish Family Services for five years. Susan brings the perspective of clergy, counselor and someone who has been personally touched by interfaith stories.
Lucinda directs Hartford Seminary’s Multifaith Chaplaincy Program, coordinates the annual Religious Diversity Leadership Workshop, and teaches courses in chaplaincy, religious diversity, and Christian-Muslim relations. Concurrently, she is the Assistant Academic Director of the Building Bridges Seminar–an annual, scholarly, Christian-Muslim dialogue now under the stewardship of Georgetown University; and is an interreligious relations consultant whose recent clients have included Auburn Theological Seminary’s Center for Multifaith Education, Unity Productions Foundation, and National Disaster Interfaiths Network. She was the founding instructor for the Worldviews Seminar—an innovative introduction to America’s religious diversity held annually by the University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2002-2012. Her many publications include Faith in the Neighborhood—a book series on America’s religious diversity.