Welcome to PEACE QUEST 2016, a community celebration which took place in the greater Lansing area from September 16th through September 25th. PEACE QUEST 2016 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 coincided with the United Nations' International Day of Peace on September 21. Click on the links for each date to see pictures, videos, or information from each event or about the sponsoring organization. Scroll further down to see the sponsors--businesses & individuals--who made PEACE QUEST 2016 possible. YOU can help PEACE QUEST become an annual community celebration by donating at the link below! 

These were some of the fabulous events that were held as part of 


Sept. 16- 15th Anniversary of GLNAWI Peace Vigils

Sept. 17-40th Anniversary of East Lansing Food Co-op

Sept. 18-Peace Quest Day of Action (video)  Pictures here. 

Sept. 19-The Power of NonViolence...

Sept. 20-For the Sake of Heaven...Rabbi Michael Zimmerman

Sept. 21-Inside Peace, the Movie  (Okemos Community Church)

Sept. 21-Blessed Are The Peacemakers (Edgewood United Church)

Sept. 22-Conversations: Black & Blue: Healing Together

Sept. 25- The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

 Scroll down to see the generous sponsors & volunteers who made Peace Quest 2016 possible!

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Help make it an annual celebration!

No amount is too small or too large; all contributions are appreciated! 



The following organizations supported PEACE QUEST 2016 with their generous donations of at least $100. Please be sure to thank them for their wonderful community spirit!T

(Click on image or text below to connect to sponsor's website.)

(Please scroll to bottom to see list of other organizations & individuals who have contributed.)

Greater Lansing Network Against War & Injustice

These individuals & organizations have made contributions to help make PEACE QUEST 2016 possible:

Bob & Laurie Barnhart

Church of the Brethren

James Greenhoe/Red Rover Voiceover

Julian Samora Research Institute

Rita Klein


Robert & Melany Mack

Stephanie Milosavlevski, CFP, CDFA Financial Advisor

Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing

Many thanks to the following individuals and groups who helped with set up, clean up, music, or a myriad of other tasks to make Peace Quest Day of Action possible!

Metin Aktulga and friends Kerim, Eziz, and Hakan

Bob Barnhart

Laurie Barnhart

Lynn Bartley

Tom Bartley

Judith Bridger

Linda Brundage

Mike Caine

Vicki Caine

Cindy Collins

Cristy Cummings

Connie Detjen

Jim Detjen

Mary Ann Ferguson

Pat Grauer

Susan Henderson

Han Huynh

Judy Huynh

Rebecca Jackson

Ellen Ives

Vance Kincaid

Nancy Lubeski

AJ Landaw

Kang Li

Melany Mack

Rob Mack

Ody Norkin

Rachel Norkin

Dasha Shamrova

Shreya Srivastava

Kiara Stamford and her cousin Sean

Nick Swihart

Candice Wilmore

Penny Zago


Stuart Campbell

LeRoy Harvey

Karen Hoene

Molly McBride

John Suppnick

Haslett High School Band Drum Line

(Native American Activities and music)

Gordon Henry

Wilma Henry

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