Learning about World Religions

Sixth graders spent half a day learning about world religions during the annual House of Worships field trip. The first stop was Beth Shalom, where the students listened to Rabbi Ari Averbach speak about Judaism.


Rabbi Averbach showed the students a Torah.


The next stop for the students was the Village Presbyterian Church where they heard from Assistant Pastor Greg Buell.


Pastor Buell spoke about the fundamentals of the Presbyterian faith.


The students' final stop was at the Islamic Cultural Center where they heard from Imam Hazim Fazlic. The Imam spoke about the mosque and the principles of Islam.


The students and their teachers gathered for a photo in the mosque. The field trip was part of a Social Studies unit on World Beliefs.