Rev. Parisa Parsa

What’s So Great About the Great Commandment?

Executive Director of the Public Conversations Project, Rev. Parisa Parsa will share her experience in fostering constructive dialogue where conflicts are driven by differences in identity, beliefs, and values. Parisa, a Follen member, lives in Arlington with her husband and two sons. Read/Download “What’s So Great about the Great Commandment” by Rev. Parisa Parsa

The Sound of the Genuine

In his baccalaureate address to students of Spelman College in 1980, Howard Thurman admonished the young women to seek the “sound of the genuine” in themselves and in others. This morning’s sermon will offer a meditation on how the act of deep listening, reflection and connection can contribute to our collective liberation.