“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Interfaith Prayer Vigil For Middle East Peace

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.

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