Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
by Nathan Jumper
The United Nations General Assembly has designated June 20 as World Refugee Day. This day is set aside in order to remember the massive numbers of people who are forcibly removed from their homes everyday.
That the treatment of refugees remains a pervasive and urgent humans rights issue is reflected in Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remark from 2014:
Around the world, conflict has forced a record number of people to flee ...
During an interfaith prayer service at the Tillman Chapel at the Church Center for the United Nations, participants prayed and lit candles for our sisters and brothers affected by violence and natural disasters.
For whom do you pray?
If you are in the New York city area, join us and our partners for an interfaith Intercessional Prayer Service for People Affected by Violence and Natural Disaster.
Friday, May 22 at 1:00
Church Center for the United Nations
Corner of E. 44th Street and 1st Avenue
The service is organized by the chaplain at the Church Center.
If you are not in New York or if you are unable to attend, we invite you to join in prayer wherever you may be.
Observe World Interfaith Harmony Week We live in an interfaith world. This brings challenges and opportunities. Respectful Presence: An Understanding of Interfaith Prayer and Celebration from a Reformed Christian Perspective, a document commended to congregations and governing bodies of the...
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