The commitment page lists groups and individuals who will be participating in the International Day of Peace Vigil 2005. If you would like to list your commitment, please click here to go to "Add a Commitment" page. If you would like to change a commitment you have already submitted, please click here to go to"Update Commitment" page. Thank you for your support of the Vigil.

Click below to view 2005 commitments by world region:

Africa -  Asia -  Australia and New Zealand -  Europe - 
Middle East
 -  North America -  South and Central America -  Worldwide 


Africa

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Cameroon,
 Bamenda
Group name: Christians for Peace
Group size: 70
Contact person: Mrs. Asob Florence
Phone: 237 721 9886
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
WE HAVE PRAYERS TWO TIMES A WEEK WITH ELDERLY CHRISTAINS WHILE WITH CHILDREN IS ON EVERY WEDNESSDAY. CHRISTAINS FROM VARIOUS DENOMINATIONS AND WOMEN ESPECIALLY GATHER TO PRAY FOR GOD'S MERCY AND PEACE. THEN SOCIAL WELFARE WHICH IS THE BASIS FOR PEACE IS PROMOTED.
 Cameroon,
 Yaounde
Group name: Prayer Ministr for the Peace of the Nations
Group size: 50
Contact person: Rev. Patrice Kitoun A Ribouem
Phone: 237 761 28 85
Website: non yet
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
HERE IN THE REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON I ORGANISE PRAYERS FOR THE PEACE OF THE NATIONS, PRAYING FOR EACH COUNTRY ONE AFTER THE OTHER WITH EVERYONE IN THE GROUP INVOLVED. WE CARE For ORPHANS,WIDOWS AND REFUGEES. INCLUDING THEIR EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENT.
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Goma
Group name: Youth For Peace Great Lakes Africa
Group size: 385
Contact person: Balekembaka Georges
Phone: + 243 8 084 80
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
All prayer: God give peace to all NGOs how works for peace in the World, and be give the strong halp to any person ho love peace, and faith for spiritual fighting peace in this area
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Kinshasa
Group name: Pastors for Peace
Group size: 2000
Contact person: Reverend Dona Kabamba Kantolue
Phone: 00243814052759
Website:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pastorsforpeacerdcongo
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Remise du Trophée "KIMIA" au Pélerin de la Paix en Afrique , le président THABO MBEKI, lauréat 2005. Concert Réligieux avec les artisans de la paix: L'OR Lemba Bongo et Patrice Ngoy Musoko.
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 KINSHASA
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: DISUNDI MESA RICHARD
Phone: +243819971356
Website:
  24-hour Community event
je veux participer à cet événement pour prier ensemble avec les autres pour la paix dans le monde en jeûnant.
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Lubumbashi,Katanga Province,Democratic Republic of
Group name: Peacelink
Group size: 5,000
Contact person: Bertin Ngoy Nshimbi Mwanya
Phone: cell:(00243)081
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Presents will be distributed to the persons who have made outstanding contributions to peace in the community in areas of education,environment,sport,etc... Some people have vowed to fast to show their concern to peace and nonviolence.
 Egypt
 Cairo
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: Over 500
Contact person: Sally Kader
Phone: +1 973-568-8384
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
 Religious people will pray for peace before the start of International Day of Peace 2005 celebration in Cairo, Egypt
 Morocco
 MIDELT
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: AZIZ BASRY
Phone: 0021272198308
Website: www.azizbasrygu.blogspot.com
  Awareness event
i pray to our lord paritcipe in all human work my brothers
 Mozambique
 Maputo
Group name: United Religions Intative / Council of Religions i
Group size: thousands
Contact person: Sabapathy Alagiah
Phone: 258 21431846
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
prayers for peace, minute of silence for the dead,messages for peace by inter.religious leaders, african traditional, songs for peace by scouts, school children and teachers, etc
 Nigeria
 
Group name: Teachers Without Borders - Nigeria
Group size: 500+
Contact person: Raphael Ogar Oko
Phone: 234-8033170116
Website: http://www.teacherswithoutborders.org/
  24-hour Community event
We shall mobilize our state chapters and Community Teaching and Learning Centers to create awareness programs in communities in Nigeria
 Nigeria
 Abuja
Group name: Succesful Young People Gospel Network
Group size: 15
Contact person: Henry Ilabiegha
Phone: +2348037731821
Website: www.henryilabiegha.s5.com
  
Interactive session on the journey so far in the pursiut of peace, best practices, challenges and constraints and the way forward. To come with a 7 declaration on young people as partners in the movement for peace to last till 2007. to have the idpvigil along with a concert
 Nigeria
 Enugu
Group name: Youth Initiators Nigeria
Group size: 15
Contact person: Theophilus Ekpon
Phone: 234-8038600244
Website: www.youthinitiatorsnigeria.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The vigil will entail religious groups in Nigeria gathering at their various places of worship to commemorate this interfaith event and pray for World peace.
 Nigeria
 Imo State
Group name: PLEAS
Group size: 12
Contact person: Norris
Phone: 08037084992
Website: www.religiousyouthservice.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We are going to commit the day to the services of those in need in oppsite religious areas.
 Nigeria
 Imo, Abia
Group name: Service for Peace Duty
Group size: 61
Contact person: Ngonadi Elemike
Phone: 234- 8033881383
Website: www.religiousyouthservice.org
  24-hour Community event
we will extend the event to youths in the prison in an appropriate manner as was directed by Religious Youth Service, Nigeria leadership
 Nigeria
 LAGOS
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: BWANGA-MULEKI
Phone: 08034002538
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
J'observerai un jeune de 24hrs(meditation et priere inclus) ce jour la.C'est un jour historique pour non seulement pour moi,mais toute l'humnite'egalement.
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: Global Peace Alliance(Nigeria)
Group size: Christians and Musli
Contact person: Pastor Julius Oguntola
Phone: 8033183643
Website: www.globalpeaceafrica.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 We pray that God will give us the needed grace to do our best in ensuring global peace through serious prayers and seminars.
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: Global Peace Alliance(Nigeria)
Group size: 500
Contact person: Pastor Julius Oguntola
Phone: 8033183643
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We plan to mobilise Churches through Christian Association of Nigeria and Christian Mission Network
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: obele-odan youth community
Group size: 
Contact person: Christian Anyia
Phone: 2348023252060
Website:
  24-hour Community event
to be part of the 2005 peace vigil iam from africa
 Nigeria
 Okpoma Yala Cross River State
Group name: Yala Community Teaching and Learning Center, Okpom
Group size: 150
Contact person: Rev John Odey Lifu
Phone: 234-8029580287
Website:
  24-hour Community event
We shall observe a full day of activities with prayers for peace, songs, lectures and rally for peace
 Nigeria
 Owerri
Group name: Pure Love Education Advancement Services
Group size: 20
Contact person: Ngonadi Elemike
Phone: 08033881383
Website:
  Awareness event
We are going to undertake as in above- awareness event. We will in addition liaise with the Religious Youth Service, Nigeria group headed by Mr. Norris to see the possibility of doing the same kind of Peace rally which they organised in Nigeria during the lsat year's event.
 Nigeria
 Port Harcourt
Group name: Rivers Economic Development Forum REDEF
Group size: 250
Contact person: Mr Monday Austin
Phone: 234-8033102304
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We are going topartner with religious Youth Service, Nigeria whoinspired us through the speech by Norris at the 5th Women Enterpreneurship conference in Rivers State.
 Nigeria
 Port Harcourt, Aba, Owerri,Okpoma, Lagos, Markurdi
Group name: The Love Foundation - Nigeria
Group size: 200
Contact person: Emmanuel I. Ande
Phone: 234-8027456608
Website: www.thelovefoundation.com
  Awareness event
We shall hold awareness programs on the IDP 2005 and use the idea of loving uncoditionally as a tool for a peace culture in Nigeria
 Nigeria
 Rivers, Imo States
Group name: Religious Youth Service, Nigeria
Group size: 70
Contact person: Norris Nwansi
Phone: 234-8037084992
Website: www.religiousyouthservice.org
  Awareness event
We are connecting our civil organisation friends and new ones especially in the rural comunities to observe the P- Day. Centrally, there are efforts to organise Peace Education Seminar, Peace rally before P- Day. There will be recognition through Guild of Peace Award to people from various areas of Ngeria.
 Senegal
 DAKAR
Group name: INTERNATIONAL OBSERVER COMMITTEE
Group size: 50
Contact person: BUKURU JEAN BOSCO
Phone: 002216505791
Website: www.comiteobservateurinternational.wxs.org
  24-hour Community event
we will make sensibilisation at schools and pray for peace around the world
 South Africa
 Nationally - Cape Town
Group name: Moravian Womens Association
Group size: 1500
Contact person: Colleen Cunningham
Phone: +27210828773099
Website:
  Awareness event
  24 hr Prayer Vigil throughout our Womens Groups in South Africa, specifically for those of us suffering from various forms of abuse, the ravages of HIV and Aids and Poverty. The month of Sept to be used effectively to intercede for World Peace especially on the African continent.

Asia

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Bangladesh
 Khulna
Group name: DIESHARY - An Organization of Social Movement
Group size: 4500
Contact person: Maksumul Hakim
Phone: 0176181225 
Website: -
  Awareness event
By imparting Seminar, Workshop, Focus Group Discussion, Video Orientation in 9 communities. Also plan to create a Peace Pole in the city Khulna,Bangladesh. Yours Contributing effort makes us more comfortable to conduct peace prayer events.
 China
 Hong Kong
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Sister Mary Aida Casambre,RGS
Phone: (852) 25264249 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Prayer services in the Center for Migrants and with students, Sisters and staff of our Residential school for girls. This will also be an opportunity for awareness awakening of signs of the times and to be in solidarity with those who are victims of violence.
 India
 Ahmedabad,
Group name: Sanchetana
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Dr. Hanif Lakdawala
Phone: 91 79 26857848 
Website: www.sanchetana.org
  Awareness event
People from deprived communities will take out rally. School children wiil be involved
 India
 Coimbatore
Group name: Isha Foundation
Group size: 50,000
Contact person: Swami Nisarga
Phone: 91-422-2615345 
Website: www.ishafoundation.org
  
 Isha Foundation, has organized a week long celebration of peace from the 19th-25th September. Street plays in villages on the need for peace, a multi-religious meet on September 21st, featuring chants and hyms from the major religions, a special music concert, on 25th Sep is planned.
 India
 Kerala
Group name: SEEDS-INDIA
Group size: 600
Contact person: Thomas Mathew
Phone: 0468-2314362 
Website:
  Awareness event
Seminar and prayer at SEEDS -Ashakendra
 India
 Mumbai
Group name: N.S.S. Unit of VES College, Chembur, Mum - 400 071
Group size: 250
Contact person: Prof. Kishor S. Dichwalkar
Phone: 9820243775 
Website:
  Awareness event
 We have organised an event inviting college students associated with National Service Scheme. They will present small skits and put on poster exhibition based on the theme of International Peace and Non-violence.
 India
 Thane
Group name: Service Civil International- India
Group size: 250
Contact person: Jayaprasad Kumar
Phone: 952502325112 
Website: www.sciint.org
  Awareness event
On September 21st we are organising a gathering of 20 College students each giving a street play for world peace.Also there will be prayers,poetry and poster exhibition on peace by SCI from 1pm to 5pm. at Dadar, Mumbai.
 Indonesia
 Jakarta
Group name: Tarekat Saudara Sebangsa
Group size: 5
Contact person: Aryawirawan Simauw
Phone: 62-21-5476713 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will observance Indonesian Peace Vigil on 21st September 2005 through Reflection Night at 07.00 pm in Independence Day Park.
 Indonesia
 Jakarta
Group name: Tarekat Saudara Sebangsa
Group size: 10
Contact person: Aryawirawan Simauw
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will organize INDONESIAN PEACE VIGIL on 21 September 2005 at the evening in BUNDARAN HOTEL INDONESIA.
 Indonesia
 Jakarta Timur
Group name: Pusat Partisipasi Perempuan Indonesia
Group size: 4
Contact person: Septaria
Phone: 0219187078 
Website:
  Awareness event
We want to make peace and healing for my country and want to trasnformation information for every comunity trough library indonesia said rumah baca
 Malaysia
 Kuala Lumpur
Group name: SCI, Service Civil International
Group size: 50
Contact person: Stephen Nah
Phone: 603-41051139 
Website: www.scimalaysia.com
  Awareness event
Will network with other like-minded groups - will have something - to be decided
 Malaysia
 Kuala Lumpur
Group name: Peace Walk, Dont Run!
Group size: 800
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.allforworldpeace.org
  Awareness event
6-Day event in a shopping mall with various activities including Treasure Hunt, Concert, Longest Batik, etc
 Nepal
 Dharan-16
Group name: ZENITH ENGLISH SCHOOL
Group size: 195
Contact person: Mr Shanti Ram Jabegu
Phone: 520176 
Website:
  Awareness event
MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH. MAY PEACE PREVAIL IN MINDS AND HEARTS OF ALL PEOPLE OF THE WORLD
 Nepal
 Kathmandu
Group name: Child Welfare & Peace Society
Group size: 25
Contact person: Khagendra Bhandari
Phone: +977-1-4467145 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
May Peace Prevail on Earth
 Pakistan
 Lahore
Group name: Peace and Development Foundation
Group size: 
Contact person: Yuel Bhatti
Phone: 0092-300-944499 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Community get to gather for interfaith Prayers starting 20th sept. evening. on 21st sep.05 Interfaith School Children Peace Walk.
 Pakistan
 Peshawar
Group name: Radio Burraq
Group size: 50
Contact person: jami je
Phone: 092091171371 
Website: www.radioburaq.com
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Burraq is a community base radio provoding entertainment to north west frontier province of Pakistan.For peace day we present special transmission on 21 september.
 Pakistan
 Tank
Group name: south waziristan development organization
Group size: 10
Contact person: Fayyaz Hussain Shah
Phone: 0301-5528590 
Website: www.swdo.org
  Awareness event
there are three components of the event as follow: 1-seminar on peace and nonvoilence participants from all walks of life. seminar will start with one minute silence to pay tribute to them who devoted their life for this cause. 2-participants will pray in mosque 3-walk for awareness
 Philippines
 Bangued
Group name: JPIC-PHN
Group size: 1,000 at least
Contact person: Cyril Ortega, SVD
Phone: 074-752-8035/35 
Website:
  
As a common action during the day,we will celebrate masses and offer special prayers in our schools and institutions for justice and peace throughout the world during the day.Talks on justice and peace will also be aired on the radio.
 Philippines
 Quezon City
Group name: Ramon Magsaysay (Cubao) Scouting Unit
Group size: 150
Contact person: Christopher F. Ragudo
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We would be conducting a 24 hour vigil with prayers and reflection about the importance of peace and being a friend to all including film showing with peace as its message.
 Singapore
 
Group name: Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre
Group size: 50
Contact person: BK Rosa
Phone: +65 6775 6073 
Website: www.bkrajayoga.com
  24-hour Community event
From Tuesday 20 Sep 9.00pm till Wed 21 Sep 9.00pm, 50 members keep a 24-hour vigil on their own awareness and thoughts, constantly ensuring their thoughts are focused on peace with the self, with others and with seeing the situation they are in a peaceful manner.
 Sri Lanka
 15,000 Villages
Group name: Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
Group size: Millions
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.sarvodaya.org
  
Sarvodaya has requested all 15,000 villages, in which they have a presence, to hold an evening program, including a Meditation for Peace in Sri Lanka and the World. This will be followed by observances of each religion for peace.
 Thailand
 Chiang Mai
Group name: Women as Peacebuilders, Women's League of Burma
Group size: 
Contact person: Ms. Khin Ohmar
Phone: 
Website: www.womenofburma.org
  Awareness event
involve - gathering of children and adults, arts and crafts, painting, awareness raising, why IDP, why peace is important in Burma, speaking tours where possible.
 Thailand
 Mae Sot
Group name: Women as Peacebuilders Team, WLB
Group size: 25000
Contact person: Ms Khin Ohmar
Phone: 66 1 884 0772 
Website: www.womenofburma.org
  Awareness event
 Organised 35 Workshops + many informal discussions. Started since 18 September in different places on Thai, India, Bangladesh, China borders and in New Delhi. Collected more than 25,000 signatures among refugee, migrant and pro-democracy activist communities, to send to UN Security Council calling for peace and human security.
 Thailand
 Mae Sot
Group name: Women as Peace Builders, Women League of Burma
Group size: 
Contact person: Khin Ohmar
Phone: 66 1 884 0772 
Website: www.womenofburma.org
  Awareness event
Our publication called "Hunger for Peace" is out just 2 days b/f IDP. We collected 42,000 signature for petition to send to UNSC meeting. The petition mainly talk about people of Burma to return to their home safely and peacefully.
 Timor-Leste
 Dili
Group name: RENETIL
Group size: 10
Contact person: Jose Antonio Neves
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Delivering messages of peace through our community radio and inviting young people to conduct a friendly atittude and and relationship in this comemoration.

Australia and New Zealand

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: Tara group
Group size: 10
Contact person: Victoria M Green
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
As a group we plan to incorporate Peace & Harmony more in our(words thaughts and actions) during the time between 11th & 21st Sept. To unify our intention for Peace with all other groups!Thank you.
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: Adelaide M.A. Centre
Group size: 30
Contact person: Robin Inglis
Phone: (08) 8271 8006 
Website: http://www.ammachi.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi) has requested that Her Children support this day around the world. We will be holding an evening prayer program on the International Day of Peace at 7:30pm (at the Adelaide MA Centre). All are welcome.
 Australia
 Bibra Lake,Western Australia
Group name: WPPS
Group size: 20
Contact person: PJ Mahuvawalla
Phone: 
Website: www.worldpeace.org
  Awareness event
The awareness and importance of peace for the individual and peace for the world. Celebration of Peace at the Spearwood Library, City of Cockburn, Western Australia.
 Australia
 Brisbane
Group name: Multi-Faith Centre, Griffith University
Group size: 50-80
Contact person: Prof. Toh Swee-Hin(S.H.Toh)
Phone: 61-7-3875-7053 
Website: http://www.griffith.edu.au/centre/mfc/
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A multi-faith prayer service with each faith representative sharing their faith's teachings on building a culture of peace, followed by instrumental and vocal performances
 Australia
 Byron Bay
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Benny Zable
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Meditation
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Church of Christ - Hartwell
Group size: 10 - 20
Contact person: Anthony Risson
Phone: 03 9889 3484 
Website:
  
Chapel open 7 AM - 8 PM, encouraging people to come together in peace and prayer. Material will be provided to highlight various peace concerns in the world.
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Peace Organisation of Australia Inc.
Group size: 200
Contact person: Tim Wright
Phone: +61 3 9484 0693 
Website: www.poa.org.au
  
12.00-1.00PM PICNIC Shrine of Remembrance 1.00-2.00PM PEACE WALK Shrine of Remembrance to State Library - 100-metre flag! 6.00-6.30PM PEACE FAIR Melbourne Town Hall 6.30-8.00PM FILM 'PEACE ONE DAY' Melbourne Town Hall - free! Followed by vigil
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Cabrini Health
Group size: 50
Contact person: Mary Rowe
Phone: 0395081222 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Multi-Faith service in the chapel to which we invite members from different faith traditions in neighbourhood and members of staff-We have a large multi-cultural and multi-faith staff, as Patients who can also attend service or view via an inhouse TV
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Southern Lights Goodwill
Group size: 20
Contact person: Judy Jacka
Phone: (03) 9876 4770 
Website:
  
We are basically a small group of healers/meditatore concerned with global health and wellbeing. We study the teachings of Alice Bailey as transmitted by the teacher DK and are particularly interested in group healing.It is in this spirit that we join the vigil.
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Melbourne MA Centre
Group size: 30
Contact person: 
Phone: 03 9417 5151 
Website: http://www.ammachi.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We welcome you to join us in this endeavour for peace. A program will be held at the St Marks Community Centre, 250 George Street, Fitzroy from 7pm to 9pm. Please bring a plate to share for dinner.
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Nerida Heyward
Phone: 
Website:
  
May peace prevail on earth.
 Australia
 Perth
Group name: Australian Greens
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Scott Ludlam
Phone: (08) 92283277 
Website: www.rachelsiewert.org.au
  Awareness event
A “Bridging Dinner” has been organised by The Greens for International Peace Day in the spirit of fostering discussion, acceptance and understanding between different cultural groups during this time of global conflict and misunderstanding.
 Australia
 Perth
Group name: Perth MA Centre
Group size: 100
Contact person: Shanty
Phone: 08 9417 7493 
Website: http://www.ammachi.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
In response to Amma's request, the Perth MA Centre is holding a 12 hour non stop peace chanting of “Om Lokaah Samastaah Sukhino Bhavantu” (May all the beings in all the worlds be happy), from 9am to 9pm, Sept 21 at 2 Dulverson Place, South Lake.All are welcome.
 Australia
 SYDNEY
Group name: 
Group size: 1x1x1x1
Contact person: Janelle Paisley Inspirations
Phone: 
Website: www.janellepaisley.com
  
I will be spreading the word of International Day of Peace Vigil 2005 -1st call was to Chairman of The Institute of Global Leadership ." www.PeaceAndProsperity.org - he had just printed out the prayer of St Francis.............<><
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Sydney MA Centre
Group size: 30
Contact person: Nitya
Phone: 02 9371 6635 
Website: http://www.ammachi.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Two peace satsangs are being held on Wednesday 21st September, International Peace Day. For more details please contact Nitya.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Nima Bahadori
Phone: 61 401778959 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Today I will ask those around me to think of those that have lost their innocent lives and to think about those lives that we can help save.
 Fiji Islands
 Suva
Group name: femLINKPACIFIC in partnership with National Counci
Group size: 20+
Contact person: Sharon Bhagwan Rolls
Phone: 679 3316290 Mob 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Our Monthly women's peace vigil will adopt 21 September as date for the monthly vigil incoporating our women's community media initiatives and engaging actively with young women; NCWFiji provides a national linkage through their membership network and we hope to engage with women across Fiji through partner organisations
 New Zealand
 Auckland
Group name: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary
Group size: about 50
Contact person: Catherine Jones
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will pray in our religious communities on this day for world peace
 New Zealand
 Auckland
Group name: Interreligiuos International Federation for World
Group size: to 200
Contact person: Steve and Susi Evans
Phone: 0064-9-307-6642 
Website: iifwp.org
  
1 to 1.5 hour event intro. the international efforts of the IIFWP AND IIPC(Peace Council. We will give Ambassador of Peace Awards and intro. also into the IEF(International Education Foundation),Character Education Program teaching Peace and Reconciliation through conflict resolution based on Universal Spiritual Values.
 New Zealand
 Kapiti Coast
Group name: Kapiti Interfaith
Group size: about 30
Contact person: Norman Wilkins
Phone: 0064 4 9025807 
Website: http://kapitiinterfaith.faith.at
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Contributions from different faith groups and possibly Peace Action Kapiti interspersed with DVD of New Zealand peace activists ["Breath of Peace"]
 New Zealand
 Porirua
Group name: Anglican Parish of Pauatahanui
Group size: 30+ or-
Contact person: I. Swadling
Phone: 04 233 9988 
Website:
  Awareness event
Prayers throughout day in St Andrew's Church, Plimmerton. Bell to be rung at midday. Those unable to visit church will pray privately.
 New Zealand
 Taupo
Group name: Reiki group
Group size: 4 - 6
Contact person: Jenni
Phone: 
Website:
  
Prayer for at 15 min, starting and ending with the Great Invocation &.30 pm NZ time
 New Zealand
 Wanganui
Group name: Operation Peace Through Unity (OPTU)
Group size: 
Contact person: Gita Brooke
Phone: 
Website: www.peacethroughunity.info
  
As in past years a Prayer breakfast for all cultures and religions, mentioning all UN member states and Palestine. A moment of silence at the peace sculpture, dedicated 21 September 2002 to a culture of peace and non-violence for the children of the world.

Europe

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Albania
 Tirana
Group name: Family and Media
Group size: 
Contact person: Kozeta Zavalani
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Austria
 Vienna
Group name: Aktionsgruppe Taizé in Wien
Group size: 40
Contact person: Christoph Enzinger
Phone: 
Website: http://www.st.stephan.at/beheimatet/taize/
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Evening prayer
 Belgium
 Ardooie
Group name: KAV, christion womens movement
Group size: 
Contact person: elke olivier
Phone: 00 32 (0)472/57
Website: www.kav.be
  Awareness event
Peacefull prair service from women for women. Titel: Women give color to peace
 Belgium
 Brussels
Group name: European Human Rights Office of the Church of Scie
Group size: 10
Contact person: Martin Weightman or Faisal Saeed
Phone: +32 (0)2 231 15
Website: www.scientology-europe.org
  Awareness event
Round table of representatives of religious and other concerned groups and individuals on the theme of Working Together on Peace Initiatives
 Belgium
 Leuven
Group name: Huize karibu
Group size: 20
Contact person: Jeannette van den Biggelaar
Phone: 016.222922
Website: www.huizekaribu.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will have a peace prayer on the evening before, the 21ste te make our members aware of the peace day and start if off together
 France
 Paris
Group name: Clynec
Group size: x
Contact person: Mireille Nedelec
Phone: 
Website: www.aromatherapy-center.com
  
Every day, smile to somebody. Meditate on: You shall not kill. Sourire au moins a une personne chaque jour. reveiller la paix interieure. Sonrie por lo menos a uno cada dia. Despertando la pax interior permite transmitir esta paz al mundo entero. Amen/Awen, Mireille
 France
 Paris
Group name: Coordination Française pour la Décennie
Group size: 10
Contact person: Henri Ruet
Phone: 
Website: www.decennie.org
  Awareness event
The French Coalition for the Decade supports and promotes regional events of the local coordinations (More info => please visit this page : http://www.decennie.org/links.php?op=viewslink&sid=134)
 France
 Strasbourg / Bas-Rhin / FRANCE
Group name: 
Group size: 3
Contact person: Ingeborg Diffiné
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Vigile : présence, silence, prière, partage ... + occasion de signer une lettre-pétition : Campagne "Education à la non-violence et à la paix à l'école" - Vigil : presence, silence, prayer, sharing ... + opportunity to sign Campaign letter : "peace and non-violence education at school" (http://www.decennie.org)
 France
 Vitrolles
Group name: Association Massilia Cosmopolitaine
Group size: 40
Contact person: Jessica
Phone: +33619134447
Website: http://www.massiliaco.new.fr
  
A cultural event with a peace totem concourse, exhibitions (ki juice and armenian genocid), master classes (salsa, capoeira) and concerts (kaloome - gypsy rumba, lokito - salsa) from 2 PM to 11 PM, the 11th of September (impossible to organize it another day).
 Germany
 Berlin
Group name: Evangelische Kirche Berlin/Brandenburg/schleisisch
Group size: 15
Contact person: Rev. Lisa Kay C. Smith
Phone: 
Website:http://www.ekbo.de/ag_dekade/ag_dekade_index.php
  Awareness event
Worship Service introducing as well a booklet containing a series of programs for communities designed to re-sensitise particpants to Violence in various forms, from personal to Global.
 Germany
 Marburg-Schröck
Group name: Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V.
Group size: 90
Contact person: Pastor Stefan Krönung
Phone: 0049 6424 92230
Website: www.malteser-schroeck.de
  
Gebetszeit um 13.59 in der Pfarrkirche Schröck um Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und Bewahrung der Schöpfung
 Germany
 Munich
Group name: International Initiative for Inter-Religious Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Gottfried Hutter
Phone: 
Website: www.iiipeace.org + www.Tempel-Projekt.de
  Awareness event
As a teacher of religion I want to talk and meditate on the meaning and the essentials of peace with my pupils
 Germany
 Neuss
Group name: Sarvodaya Deutschland e.V.
Group size: 32
Contact person: Heide Broll
Phone: 
Website:
  
 We didn´t yet decide what we are doing.May be we are going to Assisi
 Germany
 Warburg
Group name: 
Group size: approx. 15
Contact person: Sabine Steinbach-Baziraake
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
meeting at 18:00 around peace-pole with reciting of prayers of different faiths and texts of different philosophies, announcement in local newspapers
 Ireland
 Dublin
Group name: The Interfaith Roundtable
Group size: 
Contact person: Sheikh/Dr. Shaheed Satardien
Phone: 00353879932581
Website: educationforpeaceireland.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
candle-light vigil with interfaith prayers and speeches
 Ireland
 Tralee
Group name: Bon Secours Sisters
Group size: 100
Contact person: Sr Katherine Tierney
Phone: 
Website: www.bonsecours.org
  24-hour Community event
Twenty four hour prayer and fasting
 Italy
 
Group name: Sacerdoti lavoratori sposati
Group size: 
Contact person: Giuseppe Serrone
Phone: 
Website: http://nuovisacerdoti.altervista.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Italy
 Assisi
Group name: Pathways to Peace, Mala Meal Project
Group size: ??
Contact person: Mary Anne Davis
Phone: 518.392.7308
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The Mala Meal Project is a simple meal of local food served in handmade bowls to 108 people in a circle following a blessing in 12 (or so)religious traditions. Dialog is encouraged to inspire community impact upon return home.
 Italy
 Assisi
Group name: International Day of Peace Vigil
Group size: 5000
Contact person: George D'Angelo
Phone: 
Website: www.idpvigil.com/assisi.html
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 This year, the city of Assisi will embrace the 24-hour IDP Vigil with special prayer services every hour for countries in conflict. We are also proud to be hosting a Conference comprised of two panel discussions with leaders from religious, spiritual and interfaith groups and from countries in conflict.
 Italy
 CIAMPINO (Rome)
Group name: COUNCIL
Group size: 
Contact person: Sandro Caracci / Michele Concilio
Phone: +39 0679097319
Website: www.comune.ciampino.roma.it
  Awareness event
 Meetings in witch political and religious authorities, citizens and students promoted peace messages and experiences. Witness of an important peace man, awarded as well deserving of the city; the artist S.Amelio gave the city his sculpture "Resurrection Day". People could leave messages in the book "Aphorisms forpeace"
 Italy
 Malnate
Group name: City Council
Group size: 
Contact person: Mauro Sarasso
Phone: 
Website: http://www.comunedimalnate.it/
  
Conference on "Peace and territory" Debate with political leaders and leaders of the civil society.
 Italy
 Roma
Group name: Brothers of the Sacred Heart
Group size: 5
Contact person: Bernard Couvillion, S.C.
Phone: 39 06 58 23 31
Website: www.coindre.org
  
  As the general council of a Catholic religious congregation of educators with schools in 35 countries, we will make a 10-day retreat at Assisi including participation in the events surrounding the vigil. We will also request our schools (90,000 students of many faiths) to observe the vigil.
 Italy
 Rome
Group name: Beloved Community
Group size: 60
Contact person: NityaAmanta Richmond
Phone: 541-482-1215 (U
Website: emissaryoflight.com
  
Papal Audience following an 8-day pilgrimage peace walk, leaving Assisi 12 Sept., arriving Rome 20 Sept.
 Italy
 Rome
Group name: Commission on Inter-Religious Dialogue, USG/UISG
Group size: about 500
Contact person: Fr. David Fleming
Phone: 39.06/7720.9956
Website:
  Awareness event
About 50 Coordinators of Work for Peace and Inter-Religious Dialogue will be invited to organize in each community a day of prayer and take initiatives for awareness and dialogue in Rome.
 Netherlands
 The Hague
Group name: UNOY and Silence for Peace
Group size: 60
Contact person: Irene Hadjidakis - van Schagen
Phone: +31703604510
Website: www.voordekinderenvandewereld.nl
  24-hour Community event
24 hours of silence, prayer, ceremony and celebration in front of the Peace Palace in The Hague. We will paint, sing, dance and pray together to bring peace to this world around the seventh fire, and in the presence of representants of different religious, spiritual and youth organisations
 Netherlands
 The Hague
Group name: Quakers in The Hague
Group size: 15
Contact person: W.G. Furnée
Phone: +31703600621
Website: www.vriendenkring.info
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Vigil at Peace Palace in The Hague
 Netherlands
 Zutphen
Group name: Vredesnetwerk Zutphen
Group size: 15
Contact person: Jan Scholten
Phone: 31575 52 22 49
Website: http://www.vredesnwetwerk.nl
  24-hour Community event
we are a network of different groups, religious, poltical and other, that have held the vigil since 2002. like last year we hope to be joined by schools, churches etc. Our vigil is, as allways, opend by the mayor of our city, who is also member of mayors for peace.
 Norway
 Tromso
Group name: Center for Peace Studies
Group size: 60
Contact person: Md. Golam Mostofa
Phone: 0047 906 104 82
Website: www.peace.uit.no
  Awareness event
To be confired...
 Russia
 Vladikavkaz
Group name: New Education
Group size: 350
Contact person: Natalia Chuprunova
Phone: 8 8672 51 32 88
Website:
  Awareness event
All out events are planning to be provided at schools of post conflict areas in North Ossetia and on CRINOG net ( which unite 60 countries.)
 Spain
 Cordoba
Group name: Avalon Project (Initiative for a Culture of Peace)
Group size: 250
Contact person: James Kilgarriff
Phone: 
Website: www.avalonproject.org
  Awareness event
 We will be in our respective groups around towns and cities in Spain meditating for World Peace. Our center in Cordoba will be coordinating the groups.
 Spain
 Zaragoza
Group name: Interfaith Group of Praying for Peace
Group size: 120
Contact person: Comunidad del Santo Sepulcro
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
People from different religious traditions will meet to pray together. We'll specially remember Brother Roger from Taizé. We'll meditate about his letter for the year 2005. We'll reflect about Justice and Peace. We'll think about the attitudes we need to develop to build Peace
 Sweden
 Båstad
Group name: Bjäre Kultur och Meditationscenter
Group size: 10-20
Contact person: 
Phone: 46-431-36 24 04
Website: www.meditation.sverige.net/bjare
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Light a candle for peace with earth and on earth are the invitation sent out in the community. All 7 churches on the peninsula Bjäre will be open daytime and in the evening we meet in Grevie church to hold the light together for peace.
 Sweden
 Malmö
Group name: Soltemplet the (Suntempel)
Group size: 3-12
Contact person: Jens & Anne (Vera)
Phone: 0046-40-919868
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will gather in a vigil on the 21st of september at 22.00.04.00 here in Malmö in communion with the rest of the world.......
 Sweden
 Malmö
Group name: Soltemplet
Group size: 10
Contact person: Jens
Phone: 040-91 21 34
Website: www.soltemplet.se
  Awareness event
To sit down in a circle with ligted circle trough the nightfrom 22 to 4
 Switzerland
 Montpelier
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Julie Heyman
Phone: 413-253-0556
Website:
  
Week of 9/21:Planting of an Incan Sun Staff to bring in Light and Peace and to link up with the grid of staffs being planted around the world in 2005
 Switzerland
 WINIKON
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: RAYMAR DOMINIK NICK
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 United Kingdom
 Ballycastle
Group name: Corrymeela
Group size: TBD
Contact person: Ronnie Millar
Phone: 
Website: corrymeela.org
  Awareness event
We meet twice for prayer each day and will the ring the bell at noon.
 United Kingdom
 Erskine
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Mrs Moira Bruce
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
intercessions during the course of our Sunday morning service on 25 September,2005
 United Kingdom
 Littlehampton
Group name: Circle of The Old Ways
Group size: 50
Contact person: Annabell
Phone: 
Website: www.the-old-ways.co.uk
  Awareness event
A campaign of awareness by getting people to make white origami doves with a message of peace on, and a gathering on 21st Sept on the beach to send a message of peace to the Cosmos.
 United Kingdom
 Peebles
Group name: St Peters Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Robin Lee
Phone: 01721 720571
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Church open for meditation and prayers with times of conducted prayers and readings from differnt faiths. Opportunities to light candles, write prayers, add thoughts, dreams, words of hope etc. to a 'path of peace' within the church. A display depicting peace efforts across the globe.

Middle East

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Israel
 all over
Group name: Union Of Light
Group size: 300
Contact person: Anat Dayan
Phone: 0544967562 
Website: www.union-of-light.co.il
  Awareness event
UOL is a network of individuals and groups who work together towards the building up of a critical mass for change, transformation and peace. this spiritual network is activated in order to receive and anchor the light through our unified hearts.
 Israel
 Givat Haviva
Group name: The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace
Group size: 3000
Contact person: Mohammad Darawshe
Phone: +972-4-6309266 
Website: www.givathaviva.org.il
  
1500 Araba and Jewish Children will march for peace at Lavi-Lubieh Forest, & 1500 Arab and Jewish Children will do a joint Beach Clean-up project for a shared homeland
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: Interfaith Encounter Association
Group size: 100
Contact person: Dr. Yehuda Stolov
Phone: +972-2-6510520 
Website: www.interfaith-encounter.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Lighting a Peace Candle, offering traditional prayers for peace from the three religions, sharing about the work of the different IEA groups in Jerusalem, signing a Declaration of Intention to work and pray for peace daily. The potential of this city as the City of Peace was visual and clear.
 Israel
 Jerusalem,
Group name: Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICC
Group size: 120
Contact person: Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish
Phone: 972-2-561-1899 
Website: www.icci.org.il
  Less than 24-hour Community event
PRAYERS FOR PEACE will take place in Nazareth on September 21st at the Sufi Center of Nazareth For more information, contact Ghassan Menasreh mghassan@pob.huji.ac.il
 Israel
 Jerusalem,
Group name: ICCI
Group size: 120
Contact person: Dr. Ron Kronish, Director, ICCI
Phone: 972-2-561-1899 
Website: www.icci.org.il
  24-hour Interfaith observation
ICCI and the Center for Conservative Judaism will hold prayers and reflections for peace on Sept 21 at 6pm at the Fuchsberg Center in Jerusalem. For more information, contact Rabbi Jim Lebeau lebeau@uscj.org
 Israel
 Kiryat Ono
Group name: Bridges of Peace
Group size: about 400
Contact person: Hagit Ra'anan
Phone: 052-2533240 
Website: www.bridgesofpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
In the city’s mayor presence, 6th grade students of schools in the area and Nazareth. Include play about IDP include kids new ideas. Ceremony be at the central town’s park. All are invited. Also planting Peace Pole decorated by the kids and WPPC, creating the magnificent Unity Mandala.
 Israel
 Mitzpeh Ramon Negev
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Jenny E
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Meditation for an hour. Seed thought. Peace begins with me...................
 Israel
 Tel Aviv
Group name: Union Of Light Tel Aviv~light of peace
Group size: 80
Contact person: Anat Dayan
Phone: 0544967562 
Website: www.union-of-light.co.il
  Awareness event
This is a call for all spiritual healers, teachers and mentors, For all circles of light, healing and peace making And for every human being who feels the need of the hour To unite the entire human family for its spiritual evolution.
 Kingdom of Bahrain. Arabian Gu
 Muharraq
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Christine Hasan
Phone: +97339899030 
Website: ria-institute.com
  Awareness event
A multi faith event with prayer circle, pomes, songs, dances, mini plays. Flying the Giant Peace Dove and prayer flags involving students, parents and teachers. Followed the next day by Peace pole re dedication ceremony
 Lebanon
 Beirut
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 500+
Contact person: Salwa Kader
Phone: +1 973-364-7574 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
 We will promote and honor the International Day of Peace through spiritual and religious services and activities in Beirut through out Churches and Mosques.

North America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Canada
 Chemainus B.C.
Group name: 
Group size: 2-50
Contact person: Gale Langevin
Phone: 250-416-0610 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Chemainus Peace Ceremony .Meditation. Speakers. Prayers. Musician for Peace All Nations Drum&Dance Group. 10:00-1:00p.m. at Peace Pole.
 Canada
 Glace Bay
Group name: Aging Hopefully Team
Group size: 7
Contact person: Sister Agnes Burrows
Phone: 
Website:
  
We shall keep a minute of silnce at 12 noon. In the evening we shall pray with our families the Prayer of St. Francis
 Canada
 Glace Bay, N.S.
Group name: members of Holy Cross Parish
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Sister Agnes Burrows
Phone: 
Website:
  
We are committed to keeping a minute of silnce at noon on Sept. 21 and praying inthe evening with our families a prayer for peace.christene
 Canada
 Kamloops
Group name: 
Group size: 2 or more
Contact person: Susan
Phone: 250-554-2230 
Website:
  Awareness event
We encourage the rise of consciousness awareness for access to the unlimited universal peace as we share IT with ALL THAT IS.
 Canada
 Longueuil
Group name: Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
Group size: 36
Contact person: Peggy Kennedy
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The Congregational Leadership Team has invited all house members and professional staff to join with them for a 15 minute prayer service for peace.
 Canada
 Montreal
Group name: Cercle de paix / Circle of Peace
Group size: 1000+
Contact person: Ronald Dalbec
Phone: 
Website: www.cercledepaix.ca
  Awareness event
  City hall will raise the white flag, churches will ring the bells, DJ's night for peace, ecologicals balloons launch by Cirque du soleil team etc.
 Canada
 Montréal
Group name: L'Institut Jane Goodall Institute
Group size: 
Contact person: Valérie Girard
Phone: 
Website: www.janegoodall.ca
  Awareness event
On Sunday, September 25th, we will be hosting a Peace Walk up the Mount Royal where a giant peace Dove puppet will be flown.
 Canada
 Montréal
Group name: Pastorale sociale de Côte-des-Neiges
Group size: 10
Contact person: Louise
Phone: (514) 737-8149 
Website:
  Awareness event
At St.Pascal-Baylon, 6570, Côte-des-Neiges, Sept 21, 7 to 9 p.m. Teaching: Pacem in Terris and Woman's Global Charter for Humanity. Small group listening experience. Commemoration of late Bro. Roger Schutz. Prayer with the songs of Taizé.
 Canada
 Montreal
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Sheema
Phone: 
Website:
  
I'm going to be giving Peace flyers out and I will try really hard to send a message throughout the whole school so we can all take a minute of silence to think about Peace all around the world! Peace Love & Harmony :)
 Canada
 Montréal, Granby, Québec, Lac St-Jean, Gatineau
Group name: Amma Québec
Group size: 46
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.amma.org/quebec
  24-hour Interfaith observation
   Vigile de la Paix à relais de 24 heures, par la prière, la méditation, le chant dévotionnel, la récitation des noms d'Amma, etc. Relay 24-hour Peace Vigil, through prayer, meditation, devotional chanting, reciting Amma's names, etc.
 Canada
 New Waterford, N.S.
Group name: Aging Gracefully
Group size: 40+
Contact person: Sister Agnes Burrows
Phone: 
Website:
  
At Noon on Sept. 21 the group will take a minute of silence and in the evening say the Prayer of St. Francis with their families
 Canada
 Oakville
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Ashima HUI
Phone: 
Website:
  
 Pray for peace @Sunrise,Midday,Sunset&Midnite;1-min of silence @noon;peaceful thoughts thru-out the day;prayer vigil (8-9pm) @ the Aetherius Society - Toronto Grp;invited friends to at least observe the 1-min of silence & pass on info, & a few religious orgs to take part in vigil
 Canada
 Richmond
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Becky Ardavín de Herrmann
Phone: 
Website:
  
Prayer & meditation
 Canada
 Toronto
Group name: The Presbyterian Church in Canada
Group size: 65
Contact person: 
Phone: 416-441-1111 
Website: www.presbyterian.ca
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The national office staff of The Presbyterian Church in Canada will join with people around the world in praying for peace on Tuesday, September 20th and Wednesday, September 21st.
 Canada
 Toronto
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Gomathi Prabhakar devotee of Mata Amritanandamayi
Phone: 416-287-8285 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  "Lokaha Samastaha Sukino Bhavantu" which means may Peace and Prosperity prevail in this universe" will be chanted for 10 minutes.The chanting of the 1000 names of " Adi Parasakthi" for an hour. devotional songs for an hour. Mantra for 10 minutes, meditation for peace for 30 minutes.
 Canada
 Vancouver, BC
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Cecilia Hudec
Phone: 
Website:
  
Prayer and meditation throughout the day.
 Canada
 Victoria, BC
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Robbie Andersen
Phone: 
Website:
  
I will spend as much of the day as possible saying prayers for world peace.
 Michican
 Delton
Group name: Catholic Community of St. Ambrose in Delton
Group size: 
Contact person: Constance Fifelski, OP
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Prayer service, 7:00pm, on Sept. 21, at St. Ambrose Church in Delton, Michigan
 Puert Rico
 San Juan
Group name: Grace Lutheran Church
Group size: 50
Contact person: Rev. Pablo Navaro
Phone: 787 765.1339 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
prayers during celebration of Sunday Mass
 USA
 
Group name: Youth to Youth: Tsunami Bear Hug Project
Group size: To be determined
Contact person: Patty Roeding
Phone: 
Website: www.peacealliancefound.org
  Awareness event
On the International Day of Peace, youth will be expressing their interconnectedness and goodwill through purchasing teddy bears and sending them along with written messages to children in Thailand who have been impacted by the Tsunami.
 USA
 
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Margaret Pierce
Phone: 
Website:
  
Individual commitment to meditation at specified time
 USA
 Afton
Group name: Afton Presbyterian Church
Group size: 25
Contact person: Lynn Reeves
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will be having a candlelight service at 7PM 9/21, with meditations and prayers for peace. Our theme is: 1 Candle 1 Dollar 2 Give 4 Peace
 USA
 Litchfield
Group name: Litchfield Montessori School
Group size: 40
Contact person: Debby De Guire
Phone: 860-283-5920 
Website:
  
We will sing the Peace Prayer: May Peace Prevail on Earth circling our Peace Pole, write peace intentions and make doves for peace.
 USA
 Palatine
Group name: Moms In Touch
Group size: 10
Contact person: Jill Rusten
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 USA
 Prineville
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Denise Steffenhagen
Phone: 
Website:
  
14 hour Peace Vigil, 6am to 8pm, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Chapel
 USA - Wisconsin
 Madison
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Doris Minnerath
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Arizona
 Phoenix
Group name: Orangewood Presbyterian Church
Group size: 20
Contact person: Jean Kapp
Phone: 
Website: http://orangewoodpresbyterian.org/
  Awareness event
candlelight service, prayers for peace, and music
 USA-Arizona
 Phoenix
Group name: Arizona Dept. of Peace Campaign
Group size: 100
Contact person: Terri Mansfield
Phone: 
Website: www.azdopcampaign.org
  Awareness event
Ceremonies in 2 local schools with children ages 5-20, teachers, and volunteers.
 USA-Arizona
 Tucson
Group name: Amma Tucson Satsang Group
Group size: 18
Contact person: Jessi Williams
Phone: 520-750-9531 
Website: www.amma.org
  
Spiritual Observance: Chant the Sri Lalita Sahasranama, the 1000 names of the Divine Mother Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 7:00pm. Contact: Jessi Williams 520-750-9531 for location and futher information. We will have the assistance of a CD to chant the 1000 names of the Divine Mother.
 USA-CA
 Covina
Group name: 
Group size: 3
Contact person: AriellaShira Lewis
Phone: 
Website:
  
Beginning and ending the day with a peace prayer and meditation with my family, embodying the peace that we want to see for humanity and radiating that around the world.
 USA-CA
 Los Angeles
Group name: 
Group size: 15
Contact person: Elke Heitmeyer
Phone: 
Website:
  
Women's Equinox Sacred Circle
 USA-CA
 Ojai, CA
Group name: Meditation Mount
Group size: 25
Contact person: Bill Young
Phone: 805.646.5508 
Website: www.meditation.com
  
We will have three 30 min silent meditations followed by a reciting of the Great Invocation starting at 8.30am, 12.00pm and 5.00pm
 USA-CA
 Pescadero
Group name: Institute for Social Renewal
Group size: 5
Contact person: Ruby Monsen
Phone: 650-879-0850 
Website: http://www.socialrenewal.com
  24-hour Interfaith observation
All of us will hold a vision for world peace, and will continue to pray for non-violence in all aspects of world social spheres.
 USA-CA
 Sherman Oaks
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Brooke Carlyle
Phone: 
Website:
  
I shall keep UN flag on my lamp post, the candle lighted in my upstairs window, the UN emblems and "War Is Not the Answer" sign on my car, 24 hours a day, as I have since March of 2003.
 USA-California
 Antelope Valley
Group name: Kidz-Biz
Group size: 6
Contact person: Lisa-Marie Gonzales
Phone: 562-234-1055 
Website: kidz-biz.com
  
We are creating pins to encourage awareness in our community as well as having a vigil of our own with this Children's Organization. Thank you.
 USA-California
 Carson
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Ronald Shimokaji
Phone: 
Website:
  
Offer prayers for peace at the World Peace Bell in Los Angeles
 USA-California
 Encinitas
Group name: Center for Global Awareness
Group size: 
Contact person: Dianne Nichols
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A community interfaith candlelight prayer vigil, beginning with silence, then readings, followed by participants saying the peace prayer in unison
 USA-California
 Irvine
Group name: Sekai Mahikari Bunmei Kyodan-USA
Group size: 100
Contact person: Naomi Yada, Minister
Phone: 949-453-1406 
Website: www.worlddivinelight.org
  
Prayer at our North American Centers and branches.
 USA-California
 La Canada
Group name: St. Bede Justice & Peace Ministry
Group size: 100
Contact person: Frances Hill
Phone: 818-249-8411 
Website: www.bede.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Candlelight Vigil Wednesday, Sept. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. in La Canada Memorial Park. Ecumenical interfaith prayer and reflection by various faith ministers on peace.
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Church of the Epiphany
Group size: 25
Contact person: Rev. Will Wauters
Phone: 323 227 9931 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 USA-California
 NEVADA CITY
Group name: The Healing Academy
Group size: 7
Contact person: Anya Lawrence
Phone: 530-292-3493 
Website: www.thehealingacademy.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
30 minute meditation
 USA-California
 Oakland
Group name: IDP Oakland
Group size: 15
Contact person: Marilyn King
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
A gathering of 15 people here in my home for the second year on Peace Day to celebrate our progress toward peace and recognize the peacebuilders.This year we will plan a larger community involvement event for Oakland in 2006
 USA-California
 Palm Springs
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Larry Washburn
Phone: 760-322-7864 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
raise awareness of International Day of Peace at evening Peace Vigil in downtown Palm Springs, participate in "May Peace Prevail on Earth" prayer, urge others to join in upcoming activities for peace
 USA-California
 Reedley
Group name: Reedley Peace Center
Group size: 40
Contact person: Don Friesen
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Reedley Peace Center will hold a Vigil for World Peace on Wednesday, September 21 from 7 - 7:30 pm in Pioneer Park on G Street in Reedley.
 USA-California
 San Francisco
Group name: 
Group size: 10
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-California
 San Francisco
Group name: California Institute of Integral Studies
Group size: 20-100
Contact person: David Nicol
Phone: 510-525-9516 
Website: www.ciis.edu
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will celebrate the International Day of Peace through dance, movement, and stillness, linking in awareness and shared intent with the other participants from all around the world.
 USA-California
 San Francisco
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Johanna Abate
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-California
 San Jose
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Jane
Phone: 
Website:
  
Am looking for vigil near enough to go on my scooter
 USA-California
 San Jose
Group name: Center for Spiritual Enlightenment
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 408-283-0221 
Website: www.csecenter.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
An Interfaith Worship Service at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment from noon to 1:30 pm featuring music from world-renown vocalist Sista Monica. We will also be participating in the Thread Project (see www.threadproject.com) All are welcome.
 USA-California
 San Jose
Group name: San Jose State University Interfaith
Group size: 10
Contact person: S. Marcia Krause, O.P.
Phone: 
Website: sjsuccm.org
  Awareness event
Meditations on Peace by the various faith traditions; films at MOSIAC in student union of San Jose State; displays on Campus throughout day, labryinth to walk for peace
 USA-California
 Santa Barbara
Group name: Santa Barbara Resource Group
Group size: 12-50
Contact person: Juanita Chatham
Phone: 805-963-0880 
Website:
  Awareness event
A worldwide premiere(video) of Prem Rawat speaking on at the United Nations 60th Anniversary. Sunday, Sept. 18 at 7:00PM at the Santa Barbara Library, 40 E. Anapamu. "The desire for peace transcends every barrier, peace dwells in the heart of every single human being." Prem Rawat
 USA-California
 Santa Cruz
Group name: Esoteric & Astrological Studies Institute
Group size: 12
Contact person: Risa D'Angeles
Phone: 831-426-1143 
Website: www.nightlightnews.com
  
Candle lighting ceremony. Ringing of bells. 15 minute meditations at 8:30am, noon, 5 pm with recitation of Great Invocation & Affirmation of the Disciple.
 USA-California
 Topanga
Group name: Daniel Stewart Yoga, Yoga Path and Yoga Desa
Group size: 20-40 tbd
Contact person: Daniel Stewart
Phone: 
Website: Yogapath.org or danielstewart.com
  Awareness event
  Candle Lit Yoga for Peace. We'll light candles, meditate and practice a flowing Mala of Sun Salutations dedicated to world peace.
 USA-California
 Traverse City
Group name: Just Imagine Peace Circle
Group size: 12
Contact person: Suzanne Bouse
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We're each commiting to two hours of the 24 hour period to peaceful thought, action and prayer
 USA-California
 Valley Village
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Gina Masequesmay
Phone: 
Website:
  
I endeavor to begin peace with myself and my immediate surrounding.
 USA-Colorado
 Crestone
Group name: Vessels of Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Lynda Terry
Phone: 707 538-2070 
Website: www.vesselsofpeace.com
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Morning, middday and evening group meditation events at various spiritual locales, plus worldwide personal and group Walking with Peace and peace mantra meditations
 USA-Colorado
 Denver
Group name: Tara Wellness Group/Kundalini Yoga
Group size: 5
Contact person: cindy koder
Phone: 
Website: www.Tarawellnessgroup.org
  
11 minutes of Ra Ma Da Sa Meditation for healing
 USA-Connecticut
 Southport
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Denise and Gianna-Carina Lohnn
Phone: 2032591765 
Website:
  
I plan on having an event at my daughter's school to honor PEACE. It will be 30 minutes and we will read statements and play appropriate music to promote peace.
 USA-FL
 Pembroke Pines
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Martine Longchamp
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-FL
 Rockledge, FL
Group name: St. Mary's Catholic Community
Group size: 
Contact person: Sr. Phyllis Supancheck, OP
Phone: (321) 633-9985 
Website: www.stmarysrockledge.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will have prayer, talk on Violence in Relationships, music... 7:00--8:30pm in St. Mary's Church
 USA-Florida
 Davie
Group name: Peace south Florida an affiliate of FOR
Group size: 
Contact person: MYRIAM C. VELEZ
Phone: 954-252-7221 
Website: www.peacesouthflorida.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
PSF an affiliate of FOR and NOVA UNIVERSITY Department of conflict resolution and peace studies will celebrate and observe the day with many activities such: Workshops,Information tables, Peace Flags Project, Music,films, Food, Peace Circles. Free and open to the public
 USA-Florida
 Islamorada / Tavernier
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Denise Downing
Phone: 305-619-0534 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 -  Walk an indoor labyrinth for peace at Coral Isles Church in Tavernier - Florida Keys - Mile Marker 90 Oceanside. Public is invited -11:00 AM - 5:30PM. At 6:30 PM we will join the simultaneous global peace event (earthdance.org) by singing the "GLOBAL PRAYER FOR PEACE."
 USA-Florida
 Miami
Group name: Barry University
Group size: 
Contact person: Sr. Arlene Scott, OP
Phone: 305-899-3650 
Website: www.barry.edu
  24-hour Community event
The Chapel on the Miami campus of Barry University will be open for 24 hours. Various memebers of the university community, faculty, staff, students and community members will maintain a vigil of prayer and meditation for peace during those 24 hours.
 USA-Florida
 Palm Harbor
Group name: Pathway Of Peace Ministries
Group size: 40+
Contact person: Rev. Caroline Dawley
Phone: 
Website: www.ChurchoftheCreator.org
  
Peace Ceremony: Thanksgiving Address:giving thanks for all our relations in the natural world and the sky world sustains the Earth. Sacred Pipe Ceremony - visualizing the New World of Peace, Harmony and Love.... Honoring the One Family that we are through prayer, drumming song, and visualization.
 USA-Florida
 Pensacola
Group name: MAGA
Group size: 64
Contact person: MIKE MAGA
Phone: 813 522 1881 
Website: www.yahoo.com
  24-hour Community event
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 USA-Florida
 Pompano Beach
Group name: First Presbyterian Church
Group size: 800
Contact person: Pam Ator
Phone: 954-941-2308 
Website: www.pinkpres.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 24 hour vigil for congregation and surrounding community
 USA-Florida
 Rockledge
Group name: St. Mary's Catholic Community
Group size: est. 100+
Contact person: Sr. Phyllis Supancheck, O.P.
Phone: 321-633-9985 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Prayer vigil: talk/discussion on "Building Communities of Peace." Children will make flags saying "peace" in many languages; families will write a commitment to peace in the home; family and children's peace pledges will be provided. Candlelight procession from pastoral center to church for concluding ceremony.
 USA-Florida
 Yalaha
Group name: WorldPuja Network
Group size: 
Contact person: Lee Hanks
Phone: 352-324-0500 
Website: www.worldpuja.org
  
Internet broadcast of events around the world for PEACE
 USA-Georgia
 Atlanta
Group name: Friends of Gandhi-King-Carter
Group size: 
Contact person: Johnny Farmer
Phone: 
Website: www.GKC-Airport.com
  Awareness event
Peace-lovers throughout the Southeast are invited to attend a peace-awareness event in an Atlanta city park to support the international peace-petition: www.GKC-Airport.com
 USA-HI
 Hakalau
Group name: Ahimsa Hamakua
Group size: 50
Contact person: Sharron Cordaro
Phone: 808-987-6939 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will hold this on Sept. 25, and plant a peace pole. People will bring poems, thoughts, songs, instruments, chants and food to share.
 USA-IL
 Chicago
Group name: First Church of the Brethren
Group size: 
Contact person: Duane Ediger
Phone: 312-421-6796 
Website:
  Awareness event
“The Military and Me: Options in a Time of War,” 4-5:30pm Sep 21, will offer young people information and options in case a military draft is started. Those considering enlistment will be able to review terms of that contract that are commonly passed over by recruiters.
 USA-Illinois
 Bushnell
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Robert R Farrar
Phone: 309-772-3629 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
i pray for a world without hate a world without murder a world filled with love
 USA-Illinois
 St. Augustine
Group name: The Peace Center/The Center for Positive Living
Group size: 10-20
Contact person: JIm Starke
Phone: 904-825-3600 
Website: http://www.cplstaugustine.org
  Awareness event
A one hour Peace Visioning and Meditation
 USA-Indiana
 Ferdinand
Group name: Sisters of Saint Benedict, Monastery Immaculate Co
Group size: 130
Contact person: Sr. Jeana Visel
Phone: 812-367-1411 
Website: www.thedome.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
6:45 am prayer service at the Peace Pole by the monastery front entrance. Feel free to then join us for 7:00 am Morning Prayer and 7:25 mass.
 USA-Indiana
 Hammond
Group name: 
Group size: 75
Contact person: Ginnie
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Will observe 12 noon minutes of silence. Will meet with others at 6pm to observe and let observation be known to those not aware of IDP, welcoming any to join. We'll be in a community park holding the Light of Peace.
 USA-Indiana
 Marquette
Group name: Puzzles with a Purpose
Group size: 20
Contact person: Susan Belanger
Phone: 906.345.9570 
Website: www.puzzleswithapurpose.com
  
Using the hands-on teaching/meditation tool "Global Peace(s)" our group will meet from 7-9 PM and share perspectives on what will make a more peaceful world. Everyone invited!
 USA-Indiana
 Middletown
Group name: Muncie Area Peace
Group size: 25
Contact person: Don Cliff Wiseman
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Each will be observe this day of peace in their own way.
 USA-Indiana
 Northwest
Group name: Insight Out Visionary Healing Arts & Reiki Trainin
Group size: 600
Contact person: Linda Rosenthal/ Nancie Tharp
Phone: 
Website: www.insightout-healing.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight Vigil to create and experience the Possibility of True and Lasting Peace. Pure Inner and Outer Peace. Meet Sept. 21 at 6:30 pm. 119th St. & Indianapolis Blvd. in Whiting, Indiana
 USA-Indiana
 Oldenburg
Group name: Sisters of St. Francis
Group size: 550
Contact person: Sister Marge Wissman
Phone: 
Website: www.oldenburgfranciscans.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will spend the day in prayer and have a special prayer service during the day.
 USA-Indiana
 Oldenburg
Group name: Sisters of St. Francis
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sister Marge Wissman
Phone: 
Website: http://oldenburgfranciscans.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will be using the peace cranes as our theme. Every person will receive one, they will be on the table in our dining room. A Peace candle will be lit all day. A moment of silence will be observed at noon. A prayer service will conclude the day.
 USA-Indiana
 Whiting
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Nancie A. Tharp
Phone: 
Website:
  
One person one candle, love for the Universal Oneness of us all. Peace and Light!
 USA-Kansas
 Emporia
Group name: Churches of Emporia
Group size: unknown
Contact person: Gwen Lorenz/Sharon Brickell
Phone: 620-342-3112 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
 First Presbyterian Church sanctuary open 6 AM to 9 PM CDT for prayers for peace.
 USA-Kansas
 Wichita
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph
Group size: 100
Contact person: Mary Ellen Loch, CSJ
Phone: 
Website:
  
Day of prayer and fasting and an evening prayer vigil
 USA-Kentucky
 St. Catharine
Group name: Dominican Siters of St. Catharine, Kentucky
Group size: 75
Contact person: Sister Teresa Tuite, OP
Phone: 
Website: www.opkentucky.org
  
We will gather together in prayer to acknowledge the evils that have and continue to work against building a peaceful world and then pray that these evils will be overcome. We will also offer a commitment to be instruments of peace.
 USA-Maine
 Hallowell
Group name: International Day of Peace Committee
Group size: 12+
Contact person: Catherine Murray
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight vigil at the west side rotary in Augusta Maine, 9/21, 6:30-7:30 pm, flying prayer flags made by participants
 USA-Maryland
 Annapolis
Group name: Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis
Group size: 
Contact person: Susan Eckert
Phone: 410-266-8044 
Website: www.uuca-md.org
  Awareness event
We will gather at the Peace Poll (located between Fahs House and the main building) for the dedication and installation of a new language plaque, followed by drumming for peace with the UUCA Community Drum Circle in the Sanctuary.
 USA-Maryland
 Annapolis
Group name: Annapolis Friends Meeting
Group size: 200
Contact person: Lee Lougee
Phone: 410 647 7012 
Website: www.quaker.org/annapolis
  Less than 24-hour Community event
All are welcome to sit in meditation from 7pm-10 pm on Wed.,Sept. 21 at Annapolis Friends Meeting, 351 DuBois Rd.
 USA-Maryland
 Baltimore MD
Group name: Jonah House
Group size: 10
Contact person: Susan Crane
Phone: 410-233-6238 
Website: www.jonahhouse.org
  Awareness event
We will vigil from 7 am to 8 am while people are going into the Pentagon for work. We plan to have a prayer circle after the vigil.
 USA-Mass
 Rockford
Group name: 
Group size: 500
Contact person: Pam Keeling
Phone: 
Website: keeling-puri-peaceplaza.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Gathering of school children to celebrate the diversity and cultural heritage of our community. School classes and community ethnic groups will perform through song, dance, peace statements.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Bridgewater
Group name: Social Justice Committee of First Paish Church and
Group size: 9 in planning group
Contact person: Betty Gilson
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Our 24 hour vigil will be held at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Bridgewater, MA on Sept. 21. Members of local faith and civic groups have been invited to participate. The observance will include music, prayers, readings, making peace flags and cranes and planting a peace pole.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Mt. Greylock
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Julie Heyman
Phone: 
Website:
  
On 9/17:Planting of an Inca Sun Staff to bring in Light and Peace and link up with a grid created by many other staffs being planted around the world in 2005.
 USA-MI
 Ann Arbor
Group name: The American Baptist Campus Foundation at the Univ
Group size: 20
Contact person: Stacey Simpson Duke
Phone: 734-663-9376 
Website: www.fbca2.org/Programs/The_Gathering
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We had a 12-hour prayer vigil in our church sanctuary, open to the community. Then the students led a contemplative prayer service that night focused on prayers for peace.
 USA-MI
 Arlington Heights
Group name: Sisters of the Living Word
Group size: 30
Contact person: Barbara Mass, SLW
Phone: 847 - 577 - 597 
Website: www.slw.org
  
We will gather on Sept 18 for a 2 hour prayer service with members of our Catholic women religious, our Associate members and the neighbors on our block. An invitation will also be sent to the local Catholic parishes to attend the service.
 USA-Michican
 Ann Arbor
Group name: First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor
Group size: 20
Contact person: Stacey Simpson Duke
Phone: 734-663-9376 
Website: www.fbca2.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We are holding a 12-hour prayer vigil in our church sanctuary, open to the community. At the end, our university student group will lead us in a prayer service, focused on peace.
 USA-Michican
 Dearborn
Group name: Christ Episcopal Church
Group size: 
Contact person: The Rev. Daniel S. Appleyard
Phone: 313-565-8450 
Website: www.christchurchdearborn.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Our Chapel will be open from 7 AM to 9 PM. There will be 3 half-hour prayer services at 7 AM, Noon and 5:30 PM
 USA-Michican
 Detroit
Group name: Still Point Zen Buddhist Temple
Group size: To be determined
Contact person: Koho Vince Anila
Phone: 313-831-1005 
Website: stillpointzenbuddhisttemple.org
  Awareness event
Morning, noon, and evening meditations with special readings and observances.
 USA-Michican
 Escanaba
Group name: Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan
Group size: 
Contact person: The Rev. Rayford J. Ray
Phone: 906-786-7970 
Website: upepiscopal.org
  
24 hour commitment by faith communities and individuals in the diocese
 USA-Michican
 Kalamazoo
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Brenda Terburg
Phone: 
Website:
  
As an individual that has seen the destructive force of war on the personal and global levels I am committed to PEACE in whatever way possible within my resources and abilities.
 USA-Michican
 Southfield
Group name: Peace Center - Detroit West United Methodist
Group size: 8,000
Contact person: Barbara Talley
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
24 Hour Prayer Vigil, Concsecration of the Peace Center, dedication of Peace Pole, speakers, dancing, Interfaith prayers with adults and youth. Governor of State of Michigan has proclaimed the day as Peace Day.
 USA-Michican
 St. Joseph
Group name: Holistic Alliance
Group size: 25
Contact person: Patricia Jordan
Phone: 269-208-2815 
Website: www.holisticalliance.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Sunday, September 18, Interfaith fellowship dedicated to the UN IDP. Time: 9-12 Noon. 9:00AM Meditation, 10:45 Interfaith Fellowship. All welcome
 USA-Michigan
 Alpena
Group name: Dominican House of Blessing
Group size: Not sure at this tim
Contact person: Sister Lisa Marie Lazio, OP
Phone: 989 356 0837 
Website:
  
I hope to have people from several parishes/churches participate. I also hope to include several features: peace pole, prayer flages, Cosmic Walk (simulated story of the unfolding of creation), ringing of bells, candle light vigil, singing, prayers and refreshments
 USA-Michigan
 Alpena
Group name: St. Anne's Youth Ministry
Group size: 25
Contact person: Roberta Trahan-Grabiel
Phone: 989-356-0622 
Website:
  Awareness event
Not positive on what type of event I will be doing but I will be working with the Dominican House of Blessing in Alpena - possibly a gathering at the Peace Pole, bell ringing, maybe a cosmic walk etc.
 USA-Michigan
 Ferndale
Group name: Pathworks
Group size: 35+
Contact person: Melissa Privett or Keith Privett
Phone: 248-231-8018 
Website: www.lifepathworkshops.com
  Awareness event
Drumming ceremony, music, purification. Sacred circle of prayer for ourselves, each other, and our planet. A sacred space to share our deepest hopes and desires for a peace-filled future and an environment filled with a loving, nurturing spirit for our youth to flourish in.
 USA-Michigan
 Grand Haven
Group name: Girl Scouts of Michigan Trails
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Chris Sodini
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Girl Scouts are participating in the Pinwheels for Peace project combined with a moment of peace followed by area church bells ringing, the City Mayor proclaiming Sept 21 World Peace day, a peace pole dedication and a friendship circle.
 USA-Michigan
 Grand Rapids
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Sister Olga Mizzi O.P.
Phone: 
Website:
  
Prayers on Sept. 21
 USA-Michigan
 Marine City
Group name: St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Group size: 20
Contact person: Rebecca Lepley
Phone: 
Website:
  
10 am liturgy use of Universal Prayers for Peace
 USA-Michigan
 Muskegon
Group name: Pax Christi - Muskegon
Group size: 25
Contact person: Nancy Peters
Phone: 231-798-2915 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We will encourage a voluntary Fast For Peace all day on Sept. 21st, culminating in a Peace Prayer Vigil and Planting a Peace Pole at The Christian Community Center, 540 E. Hackley Ave., Muskegon Heights, MI. 49444.
 USA-Michigan
 Nazareth
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph
Group size: 275
Contact person: Sr. Betsy Meagher, SSJ
Phone: 269.381.6290 ex 
Website: www.ssjnazareth.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Our vigil will include: Morning prayer, Mass, rosary, ringing the bells and silence @ Noon inside and outside at our Peace Pole, Evening prayer, special blessing and prayers for peace at meals, sharing 'dove' candies -"You are what you eat" & wearing white to express our unified voice in this worldwide endeavor.
 USA-Mississippi
 Pass Christian
Group name: bonfires for peace & peace walk
Group size: 12
Contact person: Laureli Latimer
Phone: 228-324-1958 
Website:
  Awareness event
7 bonfires for peace held in the 7 coastal towns along the Mississippi gulfcoast. and a walk for peace. details not yet finalized. call or email for further info.
 USA-Missouri
 Kansas City
Group name: Unity Temple Peacemakers
Group size: 25
Contact person: James Kunce
Phone: (913) 649-5518 
Website:
  Awareness event
Evening vigil (7 - 9 p.m.)to celebrate unity and connection with world struggle for peace. Observe through meditation, readings and visual presentation of all countries of world through powerpoint program.
 USA-Missouri
 St. Louis
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Group size: 100
Contact person: Diana Oleskevich
Phone: 314-678-0317 
Website: www.csjsl.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
6:30 pm gather around the peace pole, 7-8 prayer service followed by reception
 USA-Missouri
 St. Louis
Group name: School Sisters of Notre Dame
Group size: 125
Contact person: Sr. Genevieve Cassani, SSND
Phone: 314 544-0455 
Website: www.ssnd-sl.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We, residents of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Motherhouse employees and invited guests will gather for prayer in the morning of Sept. 21 in our chapel.
 USA-NC
 Chapel Hill, NC
Group name: Newman Catholic Student Center Parish
Group size: 100
Contact person: Kelly Degnan
Phone: 919-929-37370 
Website: www.newman-chapelhill.org
  24-hour Community event
We will host a 24 hour silent vigil in the middle of our University campus in collaboration with multiple peace groups.
 USA-New Hampshire
 Goffstown
Group name: Villa Augustina School
Group size: 350
Contact person: Sr. Therese Picard, R.J.M.
Phone: 
Website:
  
All the students and faculty at Villa Augustina gather outside on the front lawn around the statue of Our Blessed Mother and pray 10 Hail Mary's for peace - conscious that we are uniting with 191 other nations - trying to build peace one day at a time.
 USA-New Jersey
 Pennington
Group name: Four Winds Yoga
Group size: 7-15
Contact person: Jill Gutowski
Phone: 609-818-9888 
Website: www.fourwindsyoga.com
  
We will dedicate 10 minutes in each of our classes in meditation for peace on Wed 9/21.
 USA-New Jersey
 Somerset
Group name: 
Group size: 500
Contact person: Virginia Abu-Bakr, LCSW
Phone: (732) 249-9362 
Website:
  Awareness event
Over 500 children from Pre-K to 4th grade at Conerly Road School have organized a Peace Circle on 9/27/05 where each child & adult will make a promise to bring peace to others and the earth.
 USA-New Jersey
 Williamstown
Group name: Secular Franciscans, Immaculate Conception Fratern
Group size: 30
Contact person: Kathleen Agosto,SFO
Phone: (856)691-3014 
Website:
  
Mass for Peace with our youth @6:45 p.m. @ Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 19 Malaga Rd.Collings Lakes, NJ 08094
 USA-New Mexico
 Santa Fe
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Sabin Bailey
Phone: 
Website:
  
personal vigil of prayer
 USA-New York
 Chatham
Group name: Chatham Peace Initiative
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Mary Anne Davis
Phone: 518.392.7308 
Website: http://www.chathampeace.org/
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will meet at 11AM, read poetry for one hour, observe 60 seconds of silence at noon, then sing. The poems will be folded and affixed to a "Peace Tree".
 USA-New York
 Endicott
Group name: Social Justice
Group size: approx. 20
Contact person: Central united Methodist Church
Phone: 
Website:
  
1/2 hour silent vigil in our sanctuary, with a written guide focusing on both personal and world peace.
 USA-New York
 Long Island
Group name: Celebration of Peace 2005
Group size: 1,000 plus
Contact person: karen k. serota
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
This will be a 24 hour IDPVigil. A celebraion for Peace on Earth. Details to follow
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: VIGIL FOR INTENATIONAL PEACE
Group size: 
Contact person: Susana Bastarrica
Phone: 212 963-4170 
Website: www.vigil4internationalpeace.org
  
Central Park Bandshell all day celebration 8-to 6 18 September 2005
 USA-New York
 new york
Group name: dzieci
Group size: 12
Contact person: matt mitler
Phone: 718 638 6037 
Website: http://dziecitheatre.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The third annual InterSpiritual Ceremony for Peace, will be created by Theatre group Dzieci, along with co-collaborators, including the InterSpiritual Dialogue. The theme this year will be, "Bless the Children". The hour-long ceremony will be unique, highly participatory, and open to the general public.
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: Body Temple & EarthDance
Group size: 500
Contact person: Zemach Zohar
Phone: 347 776-1670 
Website: http://www.bodytemple.info/event.html
  
 Celebration event for the EarthDance Global Dance for Peace, uniting over 150 cities in 50 countries around the world on Saturday, September 17 with performers, circus, DJs, vegetarian food, and much more. See web site for details.
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: Grandmothers Against the War
Group size: 50 - 75
Contact person: Joan Wile
Phone: 917-441-0651 
Website: grandmothersagainstthewar.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We meet every Wednesday from 4:30 to 5:30 in front of Rockefeller Plaza to protest against the war in Iraq. September 21 is a regular vigil day for us, and we will designate it for World Peace Day. Meet west side Fifth Ave between 49-50 Streets
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: Diversity Arts
Group size: ALL
Contact person: Elana Felice Stanger
Phone: 2674027837 
Website: WWW.DIVERSITYARTS.COM
  24-hour Interfaith observation
To encourage everyone to create an artistic vision, and musical accompaniment, for peace.
 USA-New York
 New York City
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Jane Bernard
Phone: 
Website: finetuningbook.com
  
Let every day be a day of peace and healing throughout the world physically, psychically and spiritually.
 USA-New York
 Staten Island
Group name: Unitarian Church Social Concerns Committee
Group size: 50-100
Contact person: John Bostrom
Phone: 718-816-6242 
Website: http://www.uuforum.org
  Awareness event
 It's not a vigil, it's a Public Forum on the Department of Peace at our Unitarian Church. Speaker, Ellen Jaedicke. See our web site, http://www.uuforum.org .
 USA-North Carolina
 Greensboro
Group name: FaithAction International House
Group size: 20-30
Contact person: The Rev. Dr. Mark Sills
Phone: 336-379-0037 
Website: http://www.faithaction.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Noon day Prayer for Peace Ceremony with litanys and prayers from many faith traditions.
 USA-North Carolina
 Greensboro
Group name: Joie de Vivre
Group size: 350
Contact person: Susan Sassmann
Phone: 336-339-1828 
Website: www.thegoddesseffect.com
  Awareness event
 Informing our database to join us on this day and meditating throughout the day.
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston-Salem
Group name: St. Anne's Episcopal Church
Group size: 
Contact person: The Rev. Hal T. Ley Hayek
Phone: 336-768-0174 
Website:
  
Church Lawn, 2690 Fairlawn Dr., 6:00PM At this prayer service, St. Anne's will add two new language plaques, German and Swahili, to its Peace Pole, which already has the message "May Peace Prevail on Earth" inscribed in Arabic, Cherokee, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Spanish, and English.
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston-Salem
Group name: Kindred Spirits
Group size: 200?
Contact person: Arci Edwards
Phone: 336-777-0727 
Website: www.kindredspirits.ws
  Awareness event
Radiate Peace Festival is a gathering of elders from different spiritual paths who will share their path’s prayer for peace. Some will sing, some will dance, some will chant - all will offer prayers of peace. There will be a participatory dance of universal peace, a world peace prayer ceremony.
 USA-NY
 Brooklyn
Group name: Bethany Lutheran Church's Leif Ericson Day School
Group size: 180
Contact person: The Rev. Jeanne R. Warfield
Phone: 718-680-7200 
Website:
  
bdginning with a morning prayer time and continuing through the day, school students/faculty, supported by church and community members in the neighborhood will have the opportunity to engage in some awareness activities for peace and non-violence.
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: Tara Gathering
Group size: Variable
Contact person: Susan Stoderl
Phone: 646-831-3303 
Website:
  
A short musical presentation of spoken word, movement, and song dedicated to the promulgation of peace and love among all peoples on this earth.
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: ALL MY RELATIONS
Group size: 100-300
Contact person: Barry Circle Tillman
Phone: 1-845-246-1373 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
dance party called PEACEBALL, needs planners to organize an easy event, sober with focus on children and families, elders, a gift for those who need to get out and have a little social time, please email Barry
 USA-NY
 Utica
Group name: St. Joseph Fraternity, Secular Franciscan Order
Group size: 200+
Contact person: Karen L. Szczesniak, SFO
Phone: 315-735-9106 
Website: n/a
  24-hour Community event
Vigil beginning 9-20-05, with Mass at St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church in Utica, NY, Celebrant Fr. Kevin Kenny, OFM Conv., following is 24-hour Eucharist Adoration, ending 9-21-05 Benediction and Reposition from the Church to the Adoration Chapel. Reception to follow
 USA-Ohio
 Barnesville
Group name: Olney Friends School
Group size: 80-85
Contact person: 
Phone: (740) 425-3655 
Website: http://www.olneyfriends.org
  
At Meeting for Worship,11:24-12:04 EDST, we invite students, teachers, staff to write down a prayer or what they think peace is and to share it with the community. These messages will be gathered and offered into a bonfire at evening collection at 8:30 pm EDST.
 USA-Ohio
 Cincinnati
Group name: Secular Franciscan's Holy Trinity Region Peace & J
Group size: (Varies)
Contact person: Marvin Dickman, SFO
Phone: 513-574-1091 
Website:
  
"International Day of Peace Education and Prayer Service", September 21, 2005, 5:30 PM; in Chapel of St. Anthony Friary and Shrine; 5000 Colerain Avenue; in Cincinnati, Ohio. FREE; ALL Are Invited. Also, you can submit your prayer request for WORLD PEACE at http://www.stanthony.org/prayers/submit.asp .
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland
Group name: St Malachi Parish/St Malachi Community
Group size: 50 - 100
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  
10-day period of prayers for peace beginning 9/11. Culminating event, 6 - 9 p.m. on 9/21, a light meal of a 3rd world country, prayers in church 7 - 9. Some will walk to Public Square during this time.
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland
Group name: Catholic Sisters for Justice and Peace
Group size: 45
Contact person: Brian Fry
Phone: 216.252.0440 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Gathering of persons at peak traffic times, and then all evening, with signs for peace in front of property of Congregation of St. Joseph (busy street). Prayer service at 7:30 PM, large bank of candles (grotto style). Community-building socialization for late evening, until midnight.
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland Heights
Group name: St. Louis Catholic Church
Group size: 500
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
All are invited to an Interfaith prayer service holy hour on Sept. 21 at 7:00 PM in the church: 2475 N. Taylor Rd, Cleveland Hts, OH 44118
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland Heights
Group name: Church of the Saviour UMC
Group size: 50
Contact person: Rev. Mark L. Steiger
Phone: 216-321-8880 
Website: www.chsaviour.org
  24-hour Community event
 24 hour prayer vigil (6:00PM Tuesday 9/20 through 6:00PM Wednesday 9/21) followed by an hour prayer service at 6:00PM on Wednesday 9/21.
 USA-Ohio
 Dayton
Group name: Sinclair Campus Ministry
Group size: 
Contact person: Barbara Battin
Phone: 937-512-2481 
Website: www.sinclaircampusministry.org
  Awareness event
Posting of prayers on bulletin board with email invitation to campus to participate.
 USA-Ohio
 Toledo
Group name: Frienfds of St. Francis of Assisi/ St. Paschal s.f
Group size: 20
Contact person: Jerry Mazuchowski,s.f.o.
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Stations of the Cross for Peace Prayer Service
 USA-Ohio
 University Plaza SR 43, Kent, Ohio
Group name: Imani Gallery
Group size: 20+
Contact person: Dena Lee
Phone: 330-673-7603 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Join us for a 24 hour candlelight vigil as we observe those countries in armed conflict. Hourly readings and moments of silence, peace chants, drummers and dancer will be featured that represent people from all around the world. All are welcome to this free event.
 USA-Oregon
 Ashland
Group name: WILPF Ashland chapter
Group size: 20
Contact person: Maridale Moore
Phone: 
Website:
  
We plan to hold a candlelight silent vigil for Peace September 21 at 7:30 PM, on the Plaza in downtown Ashland. We hope to have several hundred people including Women in Black and WILPF
 USA-Oregon
 Portland
Group name: Northwest Progressive Community
Group size: 575
Contact person: Louise Patten
Phone: 
Website: nwpcnews.org
  Awareness event
 USA-Oregon
 Waldport
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Joey Lynn
Phone: 541-563-7721 
Website: http://www.peace-etcetera.com
  Awareness event
Meditation
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Bethel Park
Group name: Bethel Park Gracious Living
Group size: 150
Contact person: Shirley Rhuby
Phone: 412 833-2277 
Website: n/a
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Participants will take turns in private worship in verious faiths. Speakers will be interspersed during the day.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Doylestown
Group name: Pebble Hill
Group size: 100
Contact person: Greg Schultz
Phone: 215-348-3428 
Website: http://www.pebblehillchurch.org/
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Time: 6:00am – 6:00pm Location: Pebble Hill Red Barn Please join at any time for as long as you can as we meditate on creating Peace, Love and Compassion within ourselves and in the world. Please bring any item that you would like to have the group reflect upon.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Edinboro
Group name: 
Group size: 12
Contact person: Dr. Werner Lange
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
peace poems to be shared
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Jeffersonville
Group name: the Costello family
Group size: 6
Contact person: Susan Costello
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Each member of our family will encourage their class/workgroup to participate in a brief metta. My yoga classes tomorrow will both keep their focus on peace and connectedness.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Levittown
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Mary Herald
Phone: 
Website:
  
I personnaly will keep an internal vigil for universal peace.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Monroeville
Group name: 
Group size: 5
Contact person: Lisa Irvin
Phone: 412-856-3510 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Neighbor meeting for fellowship in meditation and silent prayer
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Philadelphia
Group name: Good Neighbors for Peace
Group size: 200 - 300
Contact person: Janet L Williams
Phone: 267-253-2339 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Film Festival showing "Hotel Rwanda" on August 2, 2005, prayer vigil before the movie. Anti-gun violence ralley on Sept. 10, 2005 and Peace Pole Ceremony in Reyburn Park Sept 21, 2005.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Julio N. Reyes
Phone: 412 835 5647 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
24 hours/Prayer
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Interfaith Center at Carlow University
Group size: 100-200
Contact person: Sr. Barbara Finch
Phone: 412 716-9750 
Website: www.carlow.edu
  24-hour Interfaith observation
The Day will conmmense with an interfaith event and people will maintain vigil in the Interfaith Center. There will be different faith traditions represented for the entire 24 hours as well as poetry readings and panel discussions on the subject of peace and justice in community and the world.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Anna Maria Turnbull
Phone: 
Website:
  
To work in a peaceful state, going out of my way to understand the positives in others and extending a helping hand when needed.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV21)
Group size: 45
Contact person: Bo Mesing
Phone: 412-322-7570 
Website: http://www.pctv21.org/homepage.htm
  
Pittsburh Community TV (PCTV21) will air two programs dedicated to Peace, on Sept 21st. These programs will feature Prem Rawat, a leading voice for peace within. He recently spoke at the 60th anniversary of the United Nations about a "desire for peace that transcends every barrior”.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 South Park
Group name: Windover Hills United Methodist Church
Group size: 26+
Contact person: Dale Reese / Bill Morse
Phone: 412-653-7224 
Website: www.windoverhills.org
  24-hour Community event
 24 Hours: Windover Hills UMC will host a 12 hour Peace Prayer Vigil in our sanctuary on Wednesday,September 21. Members will sign up for 30-minute time slots. The other 12 hours of Vigil will be conducted by our missionaries in Latvia and Australia.
 USA-South Dakota
 Aberdeen
Group name: Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sr. Pegge Boehm, PBVM
Phone: 
Website: www.presentationsisters.org
  
Holy Hour for Peace
 USA-Texas
 Arlington
Group name: Peace and Justice Center - Arlington
Group size: 150
Contact person: Len Ellis
Phone: 817.860.7613 
Website: www.ArlingtonPeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight Vigil, 8pm, Turner Park, Grand Prairie (Beltline Rd so. of I30).
 USA-Texas
 Arlington
Group name: The Robert Muller School
Group size: 25
Contact person: Gloria Crook
Phone: 
Website: www.unol.org/rms
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candle lighting by the Peace Pole at 7 pm.
 USA-Texas
 Corpus Christi
Group name: South Texas Alliance for Peace and Justice
Group size: 150
Contact person: Ann E. Smith
Phone: 361 992-1535 
Website: www.stpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
A 2-hour observance on the campus of Del Mar College of interfaith and community groups with speakers, music, candlelight ceremony.
 USA-Texas
 Corpus Christi
Group name: South Texas Alliance for Peace and Justice
Group size: 150
Contact person: Ann E. Smith
Phone: 361 992-1535 
Website: stpeace.org
  Awareness event
Program with music, speakers and candlelight vigil, 1 1/2 hour observance at Del Mar College. Speakers include spiritual leaders, mayor, and others.
 USA-Texas
 Corpus Christi
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Peggy Duran
Phone: 361 883-6623 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
2nd annual candlelight vigil at Community college, interfaith, intercultural, songs, prayers, statements.
 USA-Texas
 Corsicana
Group name: One Vision Peace Circle
Group size: 20
Contact person: Cindy Clark-Heald
Phone: 903-874-6939 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Peace Pole Planting Ceremony 9/10/05 in The Community Park.
 USA-Texas
 Dallas-Fort Worth
Group name: Interfaith Global Mystics
Group size: 2100
Contact person: Rev. Auriana
Phone: (972) 523-8080 
Website: http://www.interfaithcenterdfw.tripodlcom
  
Spend 5 minutes in peaceful meditation for world peace on an individual or group basis depending on your situation
 USA-Texas
 Denton
Group name: United Methodist Women
Group size: 45
Contact person: Rose Watson
Phone: 940/482-6744 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will host a prayer service from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 21; open to the public
 USA-Texas
 Fort Worth
Group name: World Alliance
Group size: 1
Contact person: Kimberly Clark
Phone: 817-413-2377 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-Texas
 Houston
Group name: Dominican Sisters of Houston
Group size: 50
Contact person: JoAnn Niehaus, OP
Phone: 
Website: www.houstonop.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Rolling Fast from 9/11 to 9/21. Sept. 20, 6:00 p.m., Vigil Service of Light and a labyrinth. At noon, 9-21, Toll two bells,Prayer service at Peace Pole,labyrinth, write an intention for peace on paper doves, pinned to ribbons at the Peace Pole.
 USA-Texas
 Irving
Group name: Brahma Kumaris and United Nations Association, Dal
Group size: 
Contact person: Sister Ranjan Indamar - Brahma Kumaris
Phone: 972-254-5562 
Website: www.bkdallas.org , www.dallas-una.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The Brahama Kumaris of Dallas (www.bkdallas.org) is hosting an International Peace Day Program on 21 September at its Center in Irving, TX from 7pm until 830pm. The topic is, “What does peace mean to you?" Following the discussion there will be time for discussion and a meditation period.
 USA-Texas
 Spring
Group name: North Houston Peace Group
Group size: 20
Contact person: Tomi Phillips
Phone: 281-292-1652 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will have a commemoration event for the International Day of Peace at Creative Life Spriritual Center, in Spring, TX, the evening of 9/21. We will honor our commitment to peace by singing, reading words of peace, and adopting in consciousness nations all around the Earth.
 USA-Texas
 Spring
Group name: Houston area Department of Peace Campaign
Group size: 20
Contact person: Tomi Phillips
Phone: 281-292-1652 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
From 7:45 to 9:00 pm join us in consciousness as we proclaim May Peace Prevail on Earth. Commit to adopting a nation in consciousness and praying for that place, those people, the leaders.
 USA-Utah
 Salt Lake City
Group name: Ms. Wright's 6th Grade Class at Hawthorne Elementa
Group size: 27
Contact person: Jenn Wright
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will discuss ways to promote peace in all the various communities we are in. We will also stop at noon for a minute of peace.
 USA-Vermont
 Burlington
Group name: Peace Allaince and Children of the Earth
Group size: 
Contact person: Patty Roeding/Nina Meyerhof
Phone: 
Website: www.children-of-the-earth.org
  
We are distributing Vt teddy bears in the local schools and children will buy at cost and write a short personal note for children who have experienced despair through the Tsunami devastation. Kids caring for kids. These bears will be distributed in sounther Thailand on the Day of the Buddha.
 USA-Vermont
 Montpelier
Group name: Vermont Peace Academy, Unitarian Church, Bethany C
Group size: estimated 50
Contact person: Harris Webster
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
A '24 Hours of Peace' including midnight send-offs/welcome homes for students visiting the UN, a morning walk, noon time readings, an afternoon model United Nations, and evening activities (meditation, universal dances, labyrinth walk, meal, speakers with different perspectives on peace, and an outdoor service).
 USA-Virginia
 Front Royal
Group name: Warren County High School
Group size: 8
Contact person: Michael Mills
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
I will be leading my classes in a group discussion dedicated to the cause of world peace.
 USA-Virginia
 Greenbackville
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Jerry Dworske
Phone: 
Website:
  
24 hour fast and meditation
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: Bon Air Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
Group size: 600
Contact person: Rev R Charles Grant
Phone: 804 272 7514 
Website: www.bonairpc.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 mid week worship and prayer service on 21 Sept
 USA-WA
 Seattle
Group name: Center for Spiritual Living
Group size: 2000
Contact person: Reverend Lynn Jardine
Phone: 206-527-8801 
Website: www.cslseattle.org
  
Wednesday evening service dedicated with Chants
 USA-Washington
 Bellevue, WA
Group name: Eastside Friends Meeting and Co-sponsors
Group size: 75
Contact person: Linda Ellsworth
Phone: 425-865-9368 
Website: http://quaker.org/eastside/
  Awareness event
 Third Annual Eastside Candlelight Vigil Wednesday, September 21, 2005, 7:00 PM at Bellevue’s Downtown Park. Eastsiders of all ages, from a variety of faith groups will gather to share hopes for peace through song, poetry, and the World Peace Prayer Ceremony during a candlelight vigil. Everyone is invited.
 USA-Washington
 Bellingham
Group name: Whatcom Peace & Justice Center
Group size: 900
Contact person: Marie Marchand
Phone: (360) 734-0217 
Website: www.whatcompjc.org
  Awareness event
There will be a peace march at 6:00 PM. We will march to our celebration ceremony at First Congregational Church at 7:30 with music, speakers, and a simultaneous Children's Peace Program.
 USA-Washington
 Olympia
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Robert A. and Joy E. Casamento-Walker
Phone: 
Website:
  
We will respect all human beings and animals alike. They all deserve respect and love. It is up to all of us. Slow down your life to stop and listen to someone. You will be surprised what they have to say.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Patricia L. Herlevi
Phone: 
Website:
  
I plan on meditating several times throughout the day using shamanic techniques that I know and bringing in the energies of St. Francesco and St. Clare of Assisi.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism
Group size: 40
Contact person: Adrienne Chan and Monica Wilson
Phone: 206 789-2573 
Website: www.sakya.org
  
Sakya Monastery is doing Chenrezi meditation (this is a traditional Tibetan meditation on loving-kindness and compassion for all beings). Chenrezi meditation includes 1000 mantras of loving-kindness and compassion dedicated towards peace. We will also recite the Aspiration of Samanthabhadra prayers towards eliminating the suffering of all beings.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: 
Group size: 3
Contact person: Joys MacLaurin
Phone: 
Website:
  
Family dedicated to universal peace through deed, speech and meditation.
 USA-Washington
 Spokane
Group name: Interfatih Council
Group size: 1500
Contact person: Kateri Caron
Phone: 509-329-1410 
Website: www.interfaithnw.org
  
Interfaith Council will host a multi-cultural / multi religious vigil on the evening of September 20. The evening will begin with sharing of food, conversation and entertainment and will close with a candlelight vigil for peace.
 USA-Washington
 Spokane
Group name: Interfaith Council
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Kateri Caron
Phone: 
Website: www.interfaithnw.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Mayoral Proclamation, declaring a Day of Peace in the City of Spokane. Send out Peace Doves to the sweet tones of Native American Flute Music and Raise a Prayer for people everywhere, civilians and soldiers, who are displaced by disaster and war.
 USA-Washington
 Tacoma
Group name: The Crystal Voyage
Group size: 24+
Contact person: Crystal Stone
Phone: 252-272-4367 
Website: www.crystalvoyage.com
  Awareness event
We will hold our conference room as a sacred space for prayer and meditation for all employees, tenants, clients and customers from 10:00am to 10:00pm Pacific daylight time
 USA-Wisconsin
 De Pere
Group name: Peace and Justice Center at St. Norbert College
Group size: 2500
Contact person: Sr. Sally Ann Brickner
Phone: 920-403-3978 
Website: www.snc.edu/pjc
  24-hour Interfaith observation
A 24-hour prayer vigil will be held in the Oratory of St. Norbert College. Common prayer, held each Wednesday at 10:10 a.m., will be devoted to ecumencial prayer for peace and nonviolence. The vigil is sponsored by the Peace and Justice Center.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Fond du Lac
Group name: Congregation Sisters of St. Agnes
Group size: 
Contact person: Stella Storch
Phone: 920-907-2315 
Website: www.csasisters.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
From 2-7 pm prayer will be led on the hour at Dorcas Chapel, Marian College. The City Council President also signed proclamation stating 9/21 as International Day of Peace
 USA-Wisconsin
 Racine
Group name: "...Offering Poems For Peace"
Group size: 50
Contact person: Dr. Arthur D. Shattuck, NCCAOM
Phone: 262-619-1590 
Website: http://herbaldoc.byregion.net
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Poems on peace will be read at 12:00 pm at the Unitarian Church in Racine.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Racine
Group name: "Roots and Legends"
Group size: city wide
Contact person: Dr. Arthur D. Shattuck
Phone: 
Website: herbaldoc.byregion.net
  Awareness event
Raising quarters for buying a peace pole for a city park
 USA-Wisconsin
 West Allis
Group name: Wisconsin Artists Non/Nam/Veterans FOB #1
Group size: Two
Contact person: Artist Bohmeal & Artist Bob Watt
Phone: 1-414-771-1256 
Website:
  Awareness event
Two artists, an Army veteran the other a non/veteran. We share a common desire, unit our community in awareness. Through the use of paintings depicting Southwestern Indians, and sculptures of deer, (known as "Peace Deer") we will draw the common man's attention to observe, peace. Candle light vigil.
 USA-Wisconsin
 West Allis
Group name: Wisconsin Artists Non/Nam/Veterans FOB #1
Group size: Two
Contact person: Artist Bohmeal & Artist Bob Watt
Phone: 1-414-771-1256 
Website:
  Awareness event
Two artists, an Army veteran the other a non/veteran. We share a common desire, unit our community in awareness. Through the use of paintings depicting Southwestern Indians, and sculptures of deer, (known as "Peace Deer") we will draw the common man's attention to observe, peace. Candle light vigil.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Wisconsin Dells
Group name: A Course In Miracles International
Group size: 300-500
Contact person: Sue Maybury
Phone: 608 253 4325 
Website:http://www.themiracletimes.com/IDP/International_Day_Of_Peace.htm
  Awareness event
We will be hosting a week long Advent of Awakening Retreat at our Miracles Healing Center beginning Monday 19th September. This retreat focuses on the individual discovering the peace of enlightened mind. On Wednesday 21st we will include a special event for IDP.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Wisconsin Dells
Group name: The Miracles Healing Center, A Course In Miracles
Group size: 300
Contact person: Ellie Kennedy
Phone: 608-253-4325 
Website: www.miracleshealingcenter.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Live music Peace observance 7-9pm, at The Miracles Healing Center in Wis. Dells. Three bands will play a variety of music and peace prayers from Jesus' "A Course In Miracles". Other activities will be occuring throughout the week as well. God bless us, each and every one!

South and Central America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Argentina
 
Group name: Comite Observateur International
Group size: 90
Contact person: Serge Tapia-Human Rights Observer
Phone: 
Website:www.comiteobservateurinternational.imnetz.ch
  
Human Rights Observer-Humanitarian University Free-Radio Open Humanitarian&Peace
 Brazil
 San Paulo - San Paulo
Group name: Fraternidade Pax Universal
Group size: from 100 to 1,000
Contact person: Carmen Balhestero
Phone: 55-11-6236-0422 
Website: www.carmenbalhestero.com.br / www.pax.org.br
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Meditations and Prayers honoring all Religions,Silence, Songs and Mudras from 10 AM to 6PM at PAX Meditation Center - after that people pray and light candles in their homes
 Colombia
 Bogotá
Group name: Fundación Un Curso de Milagros Internacional
Group size: 50
Contact person: Alejandro Valderruten y Margarita Rivera
Phone: 2570394 
Website: www.uncursodemilagros.com
  Awareness event
On the 11 of September we are going to have a prayer of peace.We are going to invite about 7 religious groups and diferent civil groups who want to share with us a moment of peace and happiness around with the same single purpose " Peace of God".
 Colombia
 Bogotá, D.C.
Group name: 
Group size: 30
Contact person: Alba L.. Arrieta
Phone: 571-320-4068 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith March from the Mennonite Church to the Plaza Bolívar (downtown): Prayers, Songs, Biblical Reflection and celebration with bread. March: Peace and Bread. Coordinator: Peter Stucky, pastor of the Mennonite Church.
 Colombia
 medellin
Group name: COMITE OBSERVATEUR INTERNATIONAL RWANDA 1994
Group size: 100
Contact person: serge tapia
Phone: +0057+4+3237633 
Website:www.comiteobservateurinternational.imnetz.ch
  24-hour Community event
humanitarian observers-human rights observer mission
 Colombia
 Medellin-Rosario/ARGENTINA
Group name: Universite de Solidarite Internationale Jean-Paul
Group size: 50
Contact person: Sergio Tapia
Phone: 0057+4+3237633 
Website: www.universitejeanpaulsartre.wxs.org
  24-hour Community event
Conferences by the Peace-PEACE&CULTURE-RADIO ABIERTA POR LA PAZ
 Costa Rica
 Progreso
Group name: La Comunidad de La Fe Baha'i
Group size: 100
Contact person: Anne Ighani
Phone: 506 828 1842 
Website:
  
Reunimos cada miercoles, incluyendo este miercoles, 21 de setiembre, para una reunion devocional orando para la unidad y paz en el mundo y en nuestra comunidad y en nuestras familias.
 Costa Rica
 San José
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Marta Eugenia Pinto Tomás
Phone: 506 27977611 
Website:
  
Pray for Peace during the day of september 21
 Curaçao ,Netherlands,Antilles
 Willemstad
Group name: 
Group size: 1500
Contact person: Alice Loos
Phone: 5999-5289565 
Website:
  Awareness event
I am a member of a scout Association of the Netherlands Antilles and I will make the leaders aware to focus on this day... Peace at least One day!!!
 Ecuador
 Quito
Group name: circulo de Luz Clara
Group size: 15
Contact person: Maria Sotomayor
Phone: 0098706996 
Website:
  Awareness event
Group meditation accesing the Peace Channel to all humanity that is ready to attain a conscious understanding that GOD IS ONE in all that is.
 Mexico
 Distrito Federal
Group name: Dobladores de Cucharas y Curso del Mar Muerto
Group size: 
Contact person: Gisela Ramírez
Phone: 55 52 62 50 00 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Mexico
 Guadalajara
Group name: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de
Group size: +-7000
Contact person: Ricardo Q. Serrano Peña
Phone: 
Website: http://www.gda.itesm.mx/
  Awareness event
Peace related conferences, cultural events, art exhibits.
 Mexico
 Salamanca
Group name: Fundación Cege@
Group size: 50
Contact person: Juan Bautista Quintero
Phone: +524646483170 
Website: www.funcegea.galeon.com
  Awareness event
Coordinación de personas participantes y exposición del significado y contenido de este día
 Nicaragua
 Managua
Group name: Cristian@s por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidiad
Group size: 60
Contact person: Michele Najlis
Phone: 505 / 277.45.37 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will be at the "Centro Ecuménico Antonio Valdivieso during the afternoon and part of the nigth, with prayers and music.
 Peru
 Lima
Group name: Instituto Bíblico de Lima
Group size: 40
Contact person: Eliseo Vílchez-Blancas
Phone: (511) 4246955 
Website: www.iglesiaevangelicaperuana.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Liturgia estudiantil de oración por la PAZ
 Peru
 Lima
Group name: Fedepaz
Group size: 7
Contact person: Javier Jahncke Benavente
Phone: 051 - 1- 421474 
Website: www.fedepaz.org
  
Pray in group of work a noon
 Puerto Rico
 Camuy
Group name: Iglesia Presbiteriana
Group size: 100
Contact person: Dr. Luis G. Collazo
Phone: 7872629334 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Awarness within a Church membership...prayers, reflection
 Venezuela
 Maracaibo
Group name: Congregaciòn Presbiteriana en San Francisco
Group size: 30
Contact person: Elisa M. de Bulmes
Phone: 0261-7623947 
Website:
  
Servicio de oración y alabanza en la noche

World Wide

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Worldwide
 
Group name: Light Fratenity
Group size: 
Contact person: Anat Dayan
Phone: 0544967562 
Website: http://planet.nana.co.il/light_fraternity/
  Awareness event
Worldwide human network Light fraternity is an initiative designed to coordinate between all circles of love and light, spiritual healers, and peace makers around the world. to create a critical mass consciousness for transformation, transmutation and peace from within and through the heart
 Worldwide
 
Group name: School Sisters of Notre Dame
Group size: 4000
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.gerhardinger.org
  Awareness event
School Sisters of Notre Dame in 35 countries will be praying together for peace and inviting their coleagues to do the same.

Last updated on  September 30, 2007

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