Christians, Muslims hold interfaith meeting

On Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, the Well International chapter of Barron held a lunch for Barron County pastors and Muslim religious leaders. “It was a time to build bridges and relate at a human level,” said Well International director Otieno Oduor. Those involved in the meeting include, from left, Isaak Mohamed, community leader, pastors Scott Christiansen, Jeff Martin, and Paul Poppe, church representative Dean Freimund, Oduor, pastor Cody Kargus, Muslim imam Abdulahi Ismail, and community leader Liban Ismail. Also present, but not in the photo, imam Abdi Hadi. Photo contributed