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Multifaith Fellows Brennen Malone ’17, Denali Nalamalapu ’17 and Tara Humphries ’17 on retreat

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Multifaith Banquet Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:30-8:30 p.m. Chase Hall, High Ceiling Room A festive dinner in celebration of the religious and spiritual diversity of Bates College! Come hear your friends’ stories: Gina Ciobanu, Charlotte Cramer, Tara Das, Kudzaiishe “Irene” Mapfunde, Rakiya Mohamed, Mitch Newlin, Ezra Oliff-Lieberman, Caleb Perlman, Deepsing Syangtan, Emilio Valadez Blessings from our Associated Chaplains, including Rabbi Sruli Dresden from Temple Shalom, Auburn Musical Offerings by The Gospelaires, Divyamaan Sahoo & friends and Nicole Pelonzi Traditions represented include: Agnostic, Buddhist, Catholic, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, New Age, Quaker, Seeker, Unitarian Universalist and more At table together are from left, Aria Sanders '18, Rakiya Mohamed '18 and Kenyata Venson '18. Speaking are Rakiya Mohamed '18, of the Muslim faith, and Ezra Cliff-Lieberman '18 , of the Jewish faith.

Multifaith Chaplain Rev. Brittany Longsdorf speaks at the 2015 Multifaith Banquet