Religion Almanac, a roundup of local religious events open to the public, is published weekly in Faith & Values. Deadline for news releases is noon Monday for the Saturday edition. Email announcements to calendar@ bradenton.com.
In my Christian faith tradition, the Presbyterian Church (USA), September is themed the Season of Peace. This is a time to reflect on how we might build peace in our homes, churches, communities, country and around the world. Peacemaking begins with a desire to understand the perspective of others.
Every house of worship in Manatee County should put a plan in place to prevent or deal with an active shooter situation, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office held its first class on the subject of active shooters and safety for churches on Thursday.