The Americans United Business Meeting
Thursday, April 11 at 6:30pm:
The next Americans United Business Meeting will take place at the First Universalist Church on Woodmont in the Fireside Room.
Saturday, June 15
11 am - 7 pm
Riverfront Park, Downtown Nashville
"Protecting Your Religious Freedom"
Saturday, June 22
Dr. Sharkey will speak on "Protecting Your Religious Freedom." This is the same talk which received much acclaim from the League of Women Voters in Oak Ridge. Dr. Sharkey is former chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is married to Novia Sharkey, whose story (by Len Walker) was given in the March issue of Church & State.
Panel Discussion On the First Amendment
Monday, September 9 at 2 pm
Dr. Paul Sharkey participates in a panel discussion on the First Amendment for the Women's Interfaith Dialogue Group in Oak Ridge, composed of women of different faiths and no faiths who come together for mutual understanding and dialogue. Another panelist will be Dr. Larry Dipboye of Grace Covenant Church in Oak Ridge, who taught a First Amendment class for Oak Ridge Institute of Continuing Learning. Carolyn will be able to answer any questions and provide more information. Her number is 865-483-6752.
Time to renew Americans United membership or time to join. Membership includes the Church & State magazine - a minimum of $25 ($10 for students). Mark your check with your intention.
NASHVILLE CHAPTER AMERICANS UNITED
PO Box 210005
Nashville TN, 37221
A group of liberals meets most Thursday evenings to discuss politics and events starting at 6 pm - with others showing up later. The routine meeting place is the Flying Saucer restaurant/bar downtown near the Frist and Union Station. The group is a chapter of a national organization and is named "http://www.DrinkingLiberally.org." Feel free to drop in - or better yet, get on their e-mail notification list.
Another liberal group, which started at a local church, usually meets on the second Saturdays of the month. The event is a potluck and usually has a speaker or presentation. Another member needs to invite you. If interested, email Charles Sumner at sumner7540 [at] bellsouth.net,identify yourself,and tell in a couple sentences your interest in church-state issues.
Radio Free Nashville
If in the SW area of Nashville, tune in to 107.1 WRFN-LPFM from 3 to 4 pm Wednesdays for "Church and State Today." Streaming is at http://www.RadioFreeNashville.org. We are looking for guests and helpers.
For Local News, Issues, and Opinions on Church-State Separation please see the Americans United - Nashville Chapter E-groups at:
Church-State-TN Religious liberty/freedom/separation of church and state news and announcements of interest to the citizens of Tennessee.
Church-State-TN-forum- Open forum for news & discussion of separation of church & state and religious liberty/freedom issues relating to Tennessee.