World Interfaith Harmony Week

an annual event to be observed during the first week of February


World Interfaith Harmony Week was proclaimed by the General Assembly in resolution A/RES/65/5 adopted  October 20, 2010. In the resolution, the General Assembly, points out that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace and establishes World Interfaith Harmony Week as a way to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith.


Recognizing the imperative need for dialogue among different faiths and religions to enhance mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among people, the General Assembly encourages all States to support during that week the spread of the message of interfaith harmony and goodwill in the world’s churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship, on a voluntary basis and according to their own religious traditions or convictions.

Social Protest, Social Change and Religion: Exploring Creative Paths To Peace, Sunday, February 15, An AILF Event in Recognition of World Harmony Week

On Sunday, February 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. we will have an opportunity to participate in a presentation and discussion of the roles of religion, religious leaders, and people of faith in contributing to greater social justice. We will be welcomed for this event at the Emory Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 1886 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307.

 

'Exploring Mysticism' Classes for Judasim, Christianity and Islam  More information at www.neshamainterfaithcenter.org, where registrations are requested.  The first session in the series, 'Exploring Jewish Mysticism' (Kabbalah) starts January 5, 2015; 'Exploring Christian Mysticism' starts February 2, and 'Exploring Sufism' starts March 16.

World Religion Day Celebration
February 7, 2015

Baha’is of Dunwoody celebrate World Religions Day.World Religion Day is observed each year by Baha'is in the United States and increasingly by people around the globe. It is celebrated by hosting interfaith discussions, conferences, and other events that foster understanding and communication among the followers of all religions. This event will include music, storytelling, and other artistic presentations from various faith traditions and cultures in a celebration of the spiritual wealth of the world's religious heritage.  Northlake Library, 3772 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084 on February 7, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Blessed Are the Peacemakers” Bible studies from the New Baptist Covenant for adults, youth and children to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work for justice. Download these free Bible studies here.

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National Lutheran Choir at Redeemer Lutheran


Sunday, February 23, 4 to 6 p.m.
"So Much to Sing About" performed by the National Lutheran Choir.

The Church sings because there is so much to sing about, and singing is the deepest way to embody the sacred story we share. The Minnesota based National Lutheran Choir sings this sacred and spiritual story in a way that is guaranteed to soothe your soul. This eclectic program, led by Artistic Director, David Cherwien, will feature choral works by Felix Mendelssohn and Ralph Vaughan Williams set alongside new arrangements of familiar tunes.

Student tickets will be $15 at the door only. Adult tickets are $25 online or at the door.

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