The Tachmindji Event is one of the premier events of the Consortium, made possible by the vision of Diane Tachmindji. View more information about upcoming and past events below. The Event is dedicated to interreligious dialogue, currently focusing on interfaith dialogue and peacemaking.
October 2013: Dr. Lisa Schirch, from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding of Eastern Mennonite University addressed “Where Religion and Peacebuilding Meet National Security” through her story as a Mennonite and her experiences in the Middle East and Afghanistan. The audience included diplomats, policy makers, church leaders, educators and students in diplomacy and theological studies. Her address is forthcoming.
October 2012: Dr. Marc Gopin addressed a diverse crowd of students, religious leaders,faculty, and public-minded laity on “Interfaith Paths to Peace” at American University. Dr. Gopin spoke of “on the ground” peacemaking that keeps hope and progress alive. See Video
2011: Leonard Swidler addressed a diverse audience at Virginia Theological Seminary on “From the Age of Monologue to the Age of Global Dialogue” Read Address