Posts Tagged: service

How will you use your 67 minutes?

by Christina Gore In November of 2009 the United Nations General Assembly declared July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day. Nelson Mandela International Day is a day honoring the memory of the great president of South Africa for his contributions to peace and freedom all over the world.  The United Nations has issued a call for… Read more »

Acting on our Responsibility on Nelson Mandela Day

by Grace Bickers On July 18 communities and organizations around the world will celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day in order to “take action and inspire change” through “service to one’s fellow human.” Sharing the date of Mandela’s birthday, the day commemorates his over 67 years spent fighting for human rights by taking seriously his charge for… Read more »

Every Day a Mandela Day

by Elodie de Bethmann Today is the Nelson Mandela International Day, which the United Nations honored by holding an Informal Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. The gathering was both a celebration of Mandela’s 94th Birthday and a commemoration of his long-time commitment to serving humanity. In observation of this day, individuals are urged… Read more »

Nelson Mandela International Day: Take Action! Inspire Change

On 18 July, you are invited to give 67 minutes to help others as a way to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day. This year brings Nelson Mandela‘s 94th birthday. To mark the occasion, the UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others. For 67 years… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela

Today is Nelson Mandela’s birthday! Thanks be to God for his life, witness, and service. Nelson Mandela International Day Take Action! Inspire Change (from the UN) Mandela Turns 93, World Called to Serve (from The Christian Post) How will you observe the day? How will you make every day a Mandela Day?