Sermon delivered by Duane Dowell on July 18, 2010. Duane is the current president of the Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation and a retired pediatrician. He speaks about the incomprehensible disasters in Rwanda, where he recently visited, and in Haiti, where he and his wife Vera lived and worked for almost 10 years. Duane can be reached at email@example.com.
This sermon was delivered by Dilara Sayeed, an educator in Naperville's District 203 and in the Department of Education at Benedictine University. She has an M.S.Ed from Northwestern University and is pursuing a doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dilara serves on the Boards of KidsMatter (www.kidsmatter2us.org) and the Mohammed Webb Foundation (www.webbfound.org), and is on the Education Committee of the Islamic Center of Naperville. She has spoken internationally on topics of education, youth development, and community service. Dilara believes that through faith and service, we are empowered to "be the change we want to see in the world"! She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. The recording begins with her son, Sajid Sayeed, reciting Surah (Chapter 30) The Romans, Ayah (verses) 20-27 from The Holy Quran followed by Dilara offering an English translation.