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United Nations Day - October 24 - marks the day the UN Charter entered into force in 1945.
How will you celebrate this day? Here are some ideas:
Learn more about the United Nations.
Organize a seminar through the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations.
Make a gift to the Presbyterian Ministry ...
From the World Council of Churches on Iraq:
From the World Communion of Reformed Churches on Iraq:
In a few weeks the entire peninsula of Korea will honor the memory of Liberation Day from Japanese Colonialism on August 15th, 1945. This will be a celebration full of mixed feelings as this day also marks the moment when two foreign powers, the Soviet Union and the United States made the decision without Korean authority to divide the peninsula into two zones. A line that generally follows the 38th Parallel became the line of division. Upon the Korean War, it also became an impassable wall separating families and independence partners who happened to be on the wrong ...
April 11 is designated as Holocaust Remembrance Day by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Here is a litany of lighting candles for this day. May we remember.The Lighting of Memorial Candles One: We light candles in memory of those who were...
The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held in the United States on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for our nation. In some places, groups gather for prayer services, walks, or vigils. Here is a prayer to use or adapt:
A Prayer for Our Nation
Gracious God, in whom we live and move and have our being, we give thanks for your presence made known to us in the words, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, our Savior and Lord.
God of all truth, by whom all nations are judged and ...