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The United Nations has set September 21 as the International Day of Peace. This day provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly. The focus for 2013 is Education for Peace.
Here are some ways to celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21 or Sunday, September 22 or at some other time:
Promote the Peacemaking Offering
Observe a Minute of Silence at Noon in your time zone
Ring your ...
Seminary and college students and faculty members, pastors, activists, campus ministers and more were among the fifty Presbyterians (joined by a Quaker) who took part in a consultation “Terror, Torture and Security: Theological Considerations for Tomorrow’s Leaders.” The group met...