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PEACE QUEST 2016

Sunday, September 18
        to
Sunday, September 25

Welcome to PEACE QUEST 2016, a week of peace activities in the greater Lansing area focused on practical steps we all can take to promote peace, resolve conflicts, learn about other faiths and cultures, and encourage mutual understanding. The week coincides with the International Day of Peace on September 21. The schedule of events is posted below. Check back often! More details will be added as they become available. As more organizations become involved, additional activities and events will be added.

Sunday, September 18

9:30 a.m. Peace & Justice Sunday at Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol, Lansing 

10 a.m. Service will be focused on peace at Edgewood United Church, 469 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing

10 a.m. Pastor Rick Blunt of Okemos Community Church, 4734 Okemos Road, Okemos will present a special message on peace.

Peace March--We'll embark from Union Missionary Baptist Church, 500 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Lansing. There will be peace-related activities and refreshments and great music. Watch for more details to be posted soon!

Tuesday, September 20

7 p.m. Rabbi Michael Zimmerman of Kehilat Israel, 2014 Forest Road, Lansing will present "For the Sake of Heaven: Jewish Insights for Healthy Communication, Vital and Constructive Conflict Engagement, and Peace in the Community."

Wednesday, September 21

Shalom Center for Justice and Peace, 215 N. Capitol, Lansing will host a special event. Details to follow soon. (Note: this event may be moved to Thursday, September 22nd.)

Sunday, September 25

3p.m. to 6p.m. The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence, organized by Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence will be held at Greater Lansing Unitarian Universalist Church, 5509 S. Pennsylvania, Lansing. Musicians and musical groups from around the state will participate.

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