Sunflower Journeys Programs 2409-2410

Sunflower Journeys Programs 2409-2410

  • $ 2000

Program #2409: “Local Sesqui-Celebrations”

Hays, A Photographic Journey: In conjunction with the state’s sesquicentennial, we visit the Hays Public Library as the community celebrates the library’s centennial through a special photography exhibit.

Garnett’s 150th: Residents of Garnett, KS, reflect upon their own community’s past with monthly events throughout 2011, which started with a New Years’ Eve party. One of the largest events was a fall community-wide birthday parade and party.

Plains People - Joan Wilson: A ranger at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka,KS, Joan she portrays Julia Roundtree, a noted African-American educator and activist.

Program #2410: “Faith Groups”

Charles Parham & the Pentecostal Movement: Learn about the Topeka preacher who played a founding role in the Pentecostal movement.

Islam in the Heartland: Find out about the contemporary experiences of Topeka residents who practice their Islamic faith. Iman Omar Hazim, of the Islamic Center of Topeka, KS, who has been a follower of Islam since 1962, and describes his personal path to religious awareness.

Plains People - Barry Feaker: The director of the Topeka Rescue Mission, Barry Feaker, takes a very hands-on approach as he ministers to the hungry and homeless in the Capitol City. The shelter works with limited resources, yet accommodates nearly 2,000 people per year.

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