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Ecumenical Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East

Ecumenical Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East Speaker: The Rev. Mitri Raheb Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church, Bethlehem Tuesday, May 22, 2001 6:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion and Light Meal (reservation needed) 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service and Informal Reception National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Avenue (corner of Van Ness and Nebraska)

Speaker: The Rev. Mitri Raheb
Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church, Bethlehem

Tuesday, May 22, 2001
6:00 p.m.  Roundtable Discussion and Light Meal (reservation needed)
7:30 p.m.  Prayer Service and Informal Reception

National Presbyterian Church
4101 Nebraska Avenue
(corner of Van Ness and Nebraska)

The people of metropolitan Washington, D.C., are invited to participate in a service of prayer for the Christian communities in the Holy Land, for all those who are suffering in the area, and for peace in the Middle East.

Providing the meditation at this prayer service is The Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem, Palestine.
Pastor Raheb is also director of the International Center of Bethlehem.  You can learn about the Center by visiting: www.annadwa.org.

This ecumenical prayer service is the fifth of monthly gatherings in metropolitan Washington.  Churches in the District of Columbia and Maryland will continue to hold special prayers for the Middle East on the twenty-second of each month until the violence ends and a just and lasting peace agreement between Palestinians and Israelis is reached.  Similar prayer services are taking place across the country.

For information about the national “Ecumenical Prayer Vigil for Peace in the
Middle East” visit: www.loga.org.

Parking/Metro: Ample parking is available at the National Presbyterian
Church.  The church is located 5 blocks from the Tenleytown – AU Metro
Station – Red Line.

For more information about the May twenty-second prayer service,
and to make a reservation for the roundtable and light meal,
call the National Presbyterian Church Outreach Office, 202-537-0800.

Prayer Vigil for Middle
East Peace

 

 

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