Interfaith Prayer Vigil For Middle East Peace, Sunday May 5, 7:30 PM, Washington National Cathedral

Interfaith Prayer Vigil For Middle East Peace

                   Sunday May 5, 2002 7:30 PM

                  Washington National Cathedral

            Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, NW. Washington, DC

        Pray for the peace of Jerusalem    Psalm 122:6

Sponsor: The Middle East Peace Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and
Co-sponsors: The National Capital Area of Church Leaders for Middle East Peace; Union of American Hebrew Congregations-Mid-Atlantic Council; Dar Alhijrah Mosque; Coordinating Council of Muslims; Churches for Middle East Peace;  Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation; D.C. Baptist Convention; Diocese of the Armenian Church of America;  Metropolitan Washington D.C. Synod; Evangelical Lutheran Church of America; Baltimore-Washington Conference of United Methodist Church; Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends(Quakers); Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations; Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington 

WE affirm  the Alexandria Declaration, an unprecedented statement adopted Jan. 21,2002 by senior religious leaders of the Holy Land. It declares ³our commitment to ending the violence and bloodshed that denies the right to life and dignity². It calls for the implementation of the Mitchell and Tenet recommendations, including the lifting of restrictions and a return to negotiations.

Contact: Commission on Peace 202-537-6546

Participants and attendees are encouraged to wear appropriate religious or cultural dress.