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It’s time for a ceasefire.
Organize an event including prayer, cultural sharing, music, and art, to interrupt violence in your community, and to get your community talking together and praying for peace, on or near September 21.
What would it be like to declare a ceasefire this September 21?
Posts tagged local event plans
Friday, Sept 21 - 6-8 pm - Waterloo, Iowa, USA
The South Waterloo Church of the Brethren will host a peace vigil at Grady Instrument Service at 5605 Ansborough Ave (between Shaulis Rd and Orange Rd) to celebrate International Day of Peace. There will be songs and a campfire, and Ann Kleman from Workers for Peace will present on “Practicing Peace.” Ann has been a peace activist for many years. She is a retired Middle School teacher and has been active in Tri City Action for Peace in Saginaw, Michigan, and now with Workers for Peace in Cedar Rapids.
Each year on September 21st people of faith around the world lift up prayers for peace to overcome violence and hatred. Come join with persons from across Richmond for “Praying for Ceasefire”, a Peace Day prayer vigil from 5pm-6pm Friday, September 21st. We will meet on the lawn of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 800 N A St. Richmond, IN.
We are excited to welcome Aaron Stevens from the Richmond Police Department and Aaron Nell from Alternatives to Violence to share some thoughts and reflections on how this year’s theme relates to our city. Other community voices for peace will also be a part of our program.
Persons of all faith backgrounds are invited to take part in this special event. You’re also invited to bring a picnic lunch and join in a time of fellowship on the lawn as the vigil concludes at 6.
Luray Church of the Brethren with Big Springs Mennonite will sponsor an ecumenical candle-lit prayer walk on Sunday, September 23 at 6:30. The walk will be held on the Greenway, an award winning tree-lined trail next to the rolling Hawksbill Creek through downtown Luray, Virginia. Ministers from different denominations and locations across the county will lift prayers of peace with God, self, others, the environment, town, county, state, nation, and world. New to this year’s service, responsive music will also heighten the spirit-filled worship tradition. Blessings abound in the invigorating and deeply moving experience this worship holds. - Chris Riley
We have two activities for peace day:
- 20 of september prayer meeting at 20:30h will be praying for the ceasefire.
- 23 of septembre at 11:00h we have a special service, will be dedicate the sermon about peace.
Our church is in C/ Nació 24 08026, Barcelona.
Tenemos dos actividades para el dia de la paz:
- 20 de septiembre con la reunión de oración a las 20:30h donde oraremos por el alto el fuego.
- 23 de septiembre a las 11h donde el sermon tratará el tema de la paz.
Nuestra iglesia se encuentra en la C/ Nació 24 08026, Barcelona.
Welcome to new Peace Day group The Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center!
The Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center
invites you to participate in the
of Prayer for Peace
Friday, September 21
Join us for this observance of IDPP as
we pray for peace in our homes, our
schools, our workplaces and in our
world. We invite you to join in either or both of the following prayer options
Various locations on campus.
en from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. for self-guided prayer and
meditation. Obtain map at Welcome Center.
Guided Prayer Services:
2-2:30 p.m. Hilltop near amphitheater entrance
Led by Lynn Roth
4-4:30 p.m. Burkholder-Myers House
Led by Mark & Chantal Logan
7-7:30 p.m. Whitmer Schoolhouse
Led by Kevin & Joan Daggett
CrossRoads is located at 1921 Heritage Center Way in Harrisonburg,
just off Garbers Church Road behind the Harrisonburg High School.
Colegio Bautista Emmanuel, in San Salvador, El Salvador, will celebrate Peace Day during the week of September 17-21 with nonviolence workshops for 4th through 6th grade students. Part of the workshops include making a Dream Gallery, where students will create artwork showing their dreams for a less violent world. The art will then be hung in the Christian Education classroom.
On Saturday, September 22, students and staff from the Colegio, along with other youth from Emmanuel Baptist Church’s youth center Cal Pipil, will participate in a peace march. The march is sponsored by a recently-formed network of youth groups and organizations here in San Salvador. - Sarah Hall
We will meet around our Peace Pole at the church and pray for peace in our world, community and homes at 6:00 pm on September 21, 2012. Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, 2138 McVitty Road. Roanoke, VA 24018
For Peace Day 2012, Bethany Theological Seminary (Richmond IN) will be hosting a “Pray without ceasing for ceasefire” event. The goal is that as long as the seminary building is open, there will be someone praying for ceasefire. Others that cannot set aside time on the 21st are writing prayers and offering their favorite already written prayers and poems for the use of the community.
I am a Peace Corps volunteer serving in Jamaica. I am organizing two devotion time events focusing on peace for Cedric Titus High School in Clark’stown, Trelawny Parrish on Sept. 21 and for Sunday, September 23, I am planning the church service involving the youth of Crawle Methodist Church in Duncan’s. We will devote the service that day to the topic of peace, with a special emphasis on “Peace Begins with Me” and the youth will participate in planning and presenting the service.
Fairfield County - Pray-For-Peace Walk
September 23rd - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
7.5 miles - about a 3 hour walk. Darien, CT to Greenwich.
People can join along the way