Fresno petition to ‘disavow Islamophobia’
An online petition, created by The Central Valley Islamic Council and co-sponsored by a number of local pastors, urges Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and the Fresno City Council to “disavow Islamophobia” by urging “all presidential candidates to refrain from inflammatory and hateful speech against Muslims and Islam” and to “write a letter to the county Board of Supervisors, California State Assembly and Senate representatives, governor of California, and House and Senate representatives, recommending them to also pass a similar resolution/bill.”
The online petition, started a week ago, had 227 signatures on Friday morning, with a goal of 500.
The petition can be signed online at change.org.
Intro to Breema Workshop and World Music Concert
Fulton Yoga Collective, 1612 Fulton St., Suite 103, will offer an Intro to Breema Workshop and World Music Concert on July 9 and July 29-31. Breema Bodywork Workshops are led by Derek Wright and Roxanne Caswell.
Organizers say breema is a “comprehensive holistic practice that uses movement and touch, integrated with universal principles and a transformative philosophy, to support being present and living a more harmonious life.”
Free events: vegan organic community potluck from 5:30 to 7 p.m. July 9; 6-7 p.m. Breema Bodywork session July 29; and 7-8 p.m. Intro to Breema Workshop July 29.
A full schedule is available by calling 559-921-YOGA (9642) or emailing email@example.com.
Immanuel Lutheran camping trip
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 5955 S. Elm Ave., Fresno, is offering a group camping experience from Wednesday, to July 10 at Loggers Flat Group Campground in Sequoia National Forest.
For more information, call the church at 559-237-7909.
Saturday, July 2
Marriage workshop with Joe McGee
Cornerstore Church, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, 559-442-0122. 2-6 p.m.
Sunday, July 3
Drum circle and meditation
Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, 559-435-2690. 6-7 p.m.
This Ain’t Your Mama’s Church Sunday Bike Ride
G Street and Yosemite Avenue, Merced, 209-726-6123. 9 a.m.
Worldwide Prophetic Evangelical Ministries
Ramada Fresno Airport, 5090 E. Clinton Way, Fresno, 559-417-1889, free. 5-7 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5
Saturday, July 9
Women of the City “She-Man Summer Seminar Luncheon”
Sunday, July 10
Southern Gospel Concert featuring the California Melody Boys
First Baptist Church of Dinuba, 600 E. Nebraska Ave., Dinuba, 559-643-0676, free. 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 12
Refresh: Worship Nights in the Backyard
Friday, July 15
Central Valley Encounter: A Catholic Concert Celebration
Wilbur Daniels and the Chordsmen
New Covenant Community Church, 1744 E. Nees Ave., Fresno, 559-225-2351, free-will offering. 7-9 p.m.
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