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UN International Day of Peace
September 21, 2018 @ 1:00 am - September 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.
2018 Peace Day Theme: This year’s #peaceday celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “The Right to Peace- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”
Learn more here: http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/
TAMPA BAY AREA EVENTS:
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
First Unity Science of Mind Practitioners invite everyone to join our First Unity community in celebrating “The 2018 International World Day of Peace,” a globally shared event on September 21 for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. We will be providing 12 hours of peace-oriented meditation, prayer, poetry, music, song, readings and ceremony.
When: Friday, September 21; 12 p.m. Moment of Silence; 6:45 p.m. Burning Bowl Ceremony
Where: First Unity Spiritual Campus; 460 46th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33703
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Join the Clearwater Church of Scientology in recognizing those leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to fostering cooperation between individuals, organizations and nations. Enjoy dinner and an uplifting awards ceremony in the beautiful Fort Harrison Ballroom. Musicians and performers TBD. Religious and/or business attire. RSVP no later than 21 September 2018
When: Saturday, September 22, 6-8 p.m. (EDT)
Where: Fort Harrison Hotel, 210 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33756
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations momentous Adoption of the Universal Human Rights Declaration by joining our Call to Peace issued by leaders of the interfaith community at the Unitarian Universalist Church by Mirror Lake.
Presented by: St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church UCC, Congregation B’nai Israel of St. Petersburg, Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Pete, St. Petersburg Islamic Center, Baha’i Faith of St. Petersburg, Buddhist Community of Downtown, Quaker Religious Society.
When: Sunday, September 23 at 10:30 AM
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Downtown
100 Mirror Lake Dr. N., Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
For more information contact the Unitarian Universalist Church at (727) 898-3294.