“Art, Social Action, and Spirituality” topic for West Brattleboro Quakers

The West Brattleboro Quaker Worship Group will host a discussion on Sunday, February 5 with documentary photographer Michael Forster Rothbart, whose exhibit “After Chernobyl” has just opened at Vermont Center for Photography, will share his spiritual path: finding and sharing hope and beauty in many of the world’s difficult places.

As he wrote in a recent Friends Journal article, “I am equally a Quaker and a photojournalist, and these two tracks of my life cross-pollinate constantly. Both live as witnesses, and there are many parallels between photography and Quaker worship.” Rothbart will illuminate these connections from his experience and lead a group discussion.

The Worship Group meets for spirit-led worship every Sunday at 10:00 am at the Brattleboro Area Jewish Community, 151 Greenleaf Street, West Brattleboro Singing precedes worship at 9:50. The discussion with Rothbart will follow at 11:15. Children are welcome though formal childcare is not provided.

The Worship Group has been meeting weekly for one year and all are welcome.

For additional information contact Doug Cox at 257-1024, dcox@sover.net.

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