Posts Tagged: jordan

A Reflection from the Jordan Extension to the Mosaic of Peace Conference

Some Mosaic of Peace participants participated in an optional experience in Jordan prior to the start of the main conference in Israel-Palestine.  Rev. Rebecca Segers shares her insights from the experience. Gather ‘round, friends and hear a tale. A tale I had never heard before, yet one that has already moved me deeply on this… Read more »

World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015

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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World Interfaith Harmony Week at the UN

by Andrew David Turner On February 7, the 66th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations celebrated the second annual World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) with a full program of speakers and performances that underscored the significance of this year’s theme: “Common Ground for the Common Good.” The President of the General Assembly,… Read more »

World Interfaith Harmony Week Begins

World Interfaith Harmony Week begins tomorrow – February 1. The United Nations General Assembly designated the first week in February as World Interfaith Harmony Week. H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan proposed the creation of the week. The week provides an opportunity for people of different faiths to seek fellowship, work together, and celebrate common… Read more »

Prayers for a Saturday morning . . .

and other times . . . Pray for the people of . . . Yemen, Bahrain, Jordan, Libya and other countries who call for change . . . Uganda who are vote . . . Palestine and Israel who stand…

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Pray for the peoples and nations of the Middle East

From the Presbyterian News Service: In the wake of escalating tensions and civil unrest in the Middle East, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leaders today have issued a call to prayer for the peoples and nations of the Middle East, as well…

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Iraqi Christians seek haven in Jordan

The Jordan Times reports that attacks against Christians in Iraq has led many Christians to flee to Jordan. Christianity in Iraq dates from the apostolic era. Presbyterians have engaged in ministry with the people of Iraq since the early 1800s….

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Peace Starts Here

UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, has launched Peace Starts Here, a Web site that will provide glimpses into the lives of Palestinian refugees. Fifteen short video clips will look at…

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Hope for peace shared

From the Presbyterian News Service:A pre-assembly conference Friday on peace in the Middle East helped set the stage for the 219th General Assembly (2010) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). “Shalom, Salaam, and Peace: One Hope, Two Peoples, Three Faith Traditions”…

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