Friday ~ Take Time For Peace, A Global Interfaith Initiative; Saturday ~ Local Public Interfaith Forum On Diversity
From Take Time For Peace: Friday, 12:00 noon, in each successive time zone around the world. until Interfaith Forum: Saturday, 7-10 p.m.
At Take Time For Peace takes place around the world, beginning at 12 noon in the Pacific Islands.
The Interfaith Forum for the public will be held in the First Unitarian Universalist Church.
Lubbock Interfaith Association, Lubbock, Texas, USA / 806/792-9060Take Time For Peace is a Global Interfaith Initiative conceived and coordinated by Lubbock Interfaith Association and developed with Interfaith Initiatives across America. The event takes place during WIHW on Friday, February 5, at 12 noon in each successive time zone around the globe, with people using words for peace as appropriate for each belief, faith, or perspective. The Take Time For Peace Flyer is distributed electronically through e-mail, FaceBook, Twitter, texting, etc. In 2015 people in more than 200 countries participated in the event, surrounding the world for a day with words for peace. The Public Interfaith Forum will feature representatives from nine traditions and perspectives speaking to the topic of Diversity: Hinduism, Judaism, Atheism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Paganism, Unitarian Universalist, and Baha'i Faith. Following the presentations, the Forum will be opened to Q & A with the attendees. Previous Public Forums have been extremely well received and generate thoughtful respectful, and lively conversations about religious beliefs, practices, and respect.