Religions Working for Peace and Justice
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
The anniversary of September 11th can be a time of interfaith peace and cooperation. How will you honor and commit to working for greater peace and harmony between faiths this9/11?
Religions for Peace USA and sponsoring organizations invite you to the 9/11 Unity Walk — a 1-mile interfaith peace walk in honor of September 11th tragedy. On September 8th from 3PM to 5PM, interfaith leaders from New York City will come together to reflect, walk and commit to continued cooperation and working for peace.
The Walk will begin at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church (20 Cardinal Hayes Pl) at 3PMand end with a 30-minute interfaith prayer service at the September 11th Museum and Memorial at 5PM. Ticketed entrance to the September 11th Museum and Memorial is provided by Religions for Peace USA. There is a limted number of tickets so please RSVP before hand.
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Walkers and others joining for the final Interfaith Service will enter at the Memorial at4:50PM The Museum Entry is located at the north west corner of Albany and Greenwich streets. Those interesting in joining only for the final prayer service are invited to meetRFPUSA staff wearing 9/11 Unity Walk T-Shirts outside Museum Entry. For more detailed instruction on getting to the Museum Entry, see this information.
The 2013 9/11 Unity Walk is done in cooperative partnership with the Interfaith Center of New York, Intersections International, and September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, all of whom have generously offered to have representatives offering reflections on the meaning of 9/11 for their community today.
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Walk with us to honor and remember the events of September 11th. The 9/11 Unity Walk NYC is an interfaith peace walk that brings together interfaith leaders in the New York City area to reflect on the meaning of 9/11 for their faith community today, while also committing to working toward greater peace and harmony between the world’s religions in our own religious communities.
The walk will begin at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church (20 Cardinal Hayes Pl) at 3PMand will end with an interfaith prayer service at the September 11th Museum and Memorial at 5PM. Entrance to the Memorial is provided by Religions for Peace USA and tickets are limited!
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How will you honor 9/11? Join the 9/11 Unity Walk & visit the 9/11 Memorial. Walk for Interfaith Peace. Register: http://goo.gl/HsbJPQ
ArchBishop Desmond Tutu on the 9/11 Unity Walk:
For more information on the 2013 9/11 Unity Walk please contact, Aaron Stauffer (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to seeing you at the 9/11 Unity Walk!
Associate Director, Religions for Peace USA