United We Stand Interfaith Storytelling Concert

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Tellers from a variety of faiths will celebrate their traditions in story, song and dance in "United We Stand," an interfaith storytelling concert to benefit the Katheleen M. Stern and Milagros M. Argueta Endowment for Storytelling at ETSU. This endowment will provide scholarships and an endowed chair in storytelling with a focus on therapeutic, homiletic and community-building story.

The storytelling concert will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, from 2-5 p.m. at the McKinney Center, 103 Franklin Ave., Jonesborough.

Storytellers representing Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Native American faiths will participate in the program. Those slated to appear include Rev. Vincent Dial and Wendolin Elrod (Christian), Dr. Joseph Sobol (Jewish), Terry Shinn (Cherokee, following the Lakota spiritual tradition) and Taneem Aziz (Islam). Master of ceremonies will be Dr. Delanna Reed, interim coordinator of the ETSU Storytelling Program.

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