[Northkeep] Not the right forum for this, but I am needing to say it somewhere...

Kathryn Helstrom kiamichikate at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 14:09:13 PDT 2009

I know that it's only a few minutes before the planned protest, but the best
thing we can do is to pray for their hearts to be turned around, their eyes
and ears to be opened to the love of God, that their warped doctrine would
be wiped away.  Fear and anger, the responses I see on this list, feed only
more into their message.  We should respond to them the way any loving
person would to a misguided fool, just ignore them.  They will reap their
harvest when they meet God face to face.  And I think His retribution will
far outshadow anything we could think to do.


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Miriam Cook <zahavabathannah at yahoo.com>wrote:

> So I am sending this to my SCA family because you all are just that, my
> family and this is seriously bad.
> I just got this word in from our Rabbi--
> According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other reliable sources,
> Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) is planning on picketing Temple Israel next
> Monday, October 12th from 4:15pm – 4:45pm.  WBC is well-known for its
> provocative (and ugly) demonstrations at military funerals, gay rights
> events, and religious institutions including Jewish congregations and
> main-line Christian churches including those of Catholics and Lutherans.  On
> the same day, the group will also be picketing at Broken Arrow High School,
> Congregation B'nai Emunah, and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.  For more
> of the specifics about WBC and how we respond, please  visit the ADL website
> at:
> So keep our sanity and resolve in your thoughts as we make our way through
> the next week or so.
> Miriam (Zahava)
>  "Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds"--
> Albert Einstein
> http://www.adl.org/learn/ext_us/WBC/default.asp?LEARN_Cat=Extremism&LEARN_SubCat=Extremism_in_America&xpicked=3&item=WBC
> What is even better and I am sure not lost on those biggots is that this is
> during religious school for 4-6th grade kids (including Avi). Nice of them,
> isn't it?
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