Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was warmly welcomed at South Reno United Methodist Church.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, was presented with a signed testimonial by Senior Pastor Reverend Dawn Pidlypchak, which said: "South Reno United Methodist Church was honored to host Universal Society of Hinduism President Rajan Zed for a day of interfaith dialogue and learning. A widely respected religious statesman, Rajan has been honored across the United States and around the world for his work promoting interreligious understanding and advocating for religious freedom "
Rajan Zed addressed youth and adult groups separately during his visit to the Church; talking about religion, Hinduism, interfaith relations, etc., and answered questions.
The United Methodist Church, a global Christian denomination, has about 12.5 million adherents.