Forum Looks Forward to Peace One Day

September 22, 2010

Author: Joe Wojtas

Source: The Day

A Muslim leader and a Congregational minister sat side by side on the floor of a classroom at Pine Point School Tuesday morning, surrounded by 15 middle-school students from across the region.

The minister, the Rev. David Good of Old Lyme, talked about his trips with people of different faiths to Jerusalem, where he asks those in his group to forgive him and other Christians' for actions that have hurt Jews, Muslims, African Americans, gays and others.

"The ultimate goal of asking for forgiveness is reconciliation. It's trying to bring us back together," he said.