Minneapolis church holds open house for Muslims on 9/11 anniversary

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  • September 9, 2011 - 5:31 PM

Trinity Lutheran Congregation is the only active Christian congregation remaining in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. 

That’s partly because the neighborhood nicknamed “Little Mogadishu” has a large number of Somali immigrants, who are Muslim. 

The church’s pastor, Jane Buckley-Farlee, says Trinity is in the process of building relationships with the neighborhood mosques.  And this Sunday, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Trinity is hosting an open house for Muslims and others from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“Trinity is hosting the open house as we continue to break down the barriers between us as Africans and Americans, blacks and whites, Christians and Muslims,” Buckley-Farlee said in an e-mail.


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