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We gather at our Environmental Cottage on Grand Island, New York. The Cottage sits on several undeveloped acres.

-- Photo by Jon Rieley-Goddard

September 13 – October 28, 2007

Programs at The Cottage, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island, 4-6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, unless otherwise indicated.

Sep 13 IWI Talking Circle, 12-3, 1272 Delaware, Buffalo (info/confirmation: 332-6988)

Sep 16 Together Again: What Did You Do Over The Summer? And What Would You Like To Do With Us This Year? Check out the Straw-Bale Shelter/Shed!

Sep. 19 THIRD WEDNESDAY: Americas Dialogue II: National Health Care (DVD)

Sep 23 Ken Neal, The Ghosts of Bennett Place

Sep 30 Food Follow-Up: Jon Rieley-Goddard and Garlic!

Oct. 6 Tour of Solar Home, WNY Sustainable Energy Association (info: JKBozer@aol.com)

Oct 7 BUSINESS MEETING; IPN Press Conference re NCC Oct 8th event

Oct 13 World on Your Plate Food Forum, First Presbyterian, Buffalo, 8:30-4:00 (894-2013)

Oct 14 Rev. Bruce McKay, “Doing Justice.” Michael Eric Dyson says that "justice is what sounds like when it speaks in public." Congregation-based community organizing creates the opportunity for congregations to hear and respond to a God whose passion for love and justice propels people of faith into public life. Rev. Dr. M. Bruce McKay has been the pastor of Pilgrim-St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Buffalo, NY for the last 18 years. For the prior 10 years he served the Church of the Living Hope in East Harlem. He is the founding President and current Co-President of VOICE-Buffalo, an affiliate of the Gamaliel Foundation on whose national staff he served for 7 years; he is the founding organizer for Lockport-area VOICE and the Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope (NOAH) in Niagara County.

Oct. 17 THIRD WEDNESDAY: “Meeting Face to Face: The Iraq-US Labor Solidarity Tour” (DVD) produced by the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at SUNY/Stony Brook.

Oct 21 Arts & Climate Change Follow-Up: “Green Is The New Red, White, & Blue” (DVD) – The DVD is from the Regeneration Project of Interfaith Power & Light. We’ll share our ideas generated at the August 15th gathering as well as any new ones we have regarding the Arts & Climate Change.

Oct 28 Jim Whitlock, "Bethlehem Travels: Healing the Stone" - An informal presentation by Jim Whitlock on his fourth and longest working visit to Palestine to promote, develop and support meaningful public-benefit projects, medical applications in particular, that are based on next-generation Internet videoconferencing. Jim will show slides of his work and travels in the West Bank and Gaza, including his time with Sr. Kathie Uhler and the Christian Peacemaker Team in the old city in Hebron. This project has also recently been extended to include less extensive but related efforts in Nepal.


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