8th Annual Interfaith Peace Walk

Posted on May 09, 2011

Peace walk seeks to strengthen interfaith partnerships

The eighth annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation, billed as a “walking dialogue” among, Jews, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Hindus and others, will take place on Sunday, May 22nd from 2-6pm.

The walk steps off from three Philadelphia locations: African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, 6361 Lancaster Ave.; Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship, 5820 Overbrook Ave.; and Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 6376 City Avenue.

There will be scheduled stops along the route with prayers, music, poems, stories, words of wisdom.

There will also be a pre-walk gathering for people from downtown at 12:30om at Al Aqsa Islamic Society, 1501 Germantown Ave. A bus will transport people at 1.20 p.m. to the starting point of the walk at African Episcopal Church. A bus will bring people back to Al Aqsa at the end, and it will accompany the walk for people who are unable to walk the distance.

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