July 2015

Jul 26 2015

Sami Yusuf sings at CARAVAN’s London event for THE BRIDGE

Sami Yusuf sings at CARAVAN's London event for THE BRIDGE   In addition to visual art, CARAVAN’s initiatives also involve the full-range of creative artistic expression, including the fields of music, literature, and film.  CARAVAN was privileged to have Sami Yusuf, the celebrated Middle Eastern singer/songwriter perform as part of THE BRIDGE program in London. Above you can watch and listen to Sami Yusuf singing his song “The Gift of Love” in London which was originally commissioned for the UN World... Read more »

Jul 23 2015

The Interfaith Observer - July Update

Here is the July update. Please check out and click on the links below! The Interfaith Observer (TIO) is an independent internet journal about all things interfaith. Each month it goes to more than 16,000 faith and interfaith leaders, including about 2,300 outside the U.S. More than 300 have contributed articles. Download back issues. TIO is free. Recent articles include … Track Two Religious Diplomacy: Vignettes from Iran  by Richard Cizik Learning to Be Still – Meditation for... Read more »

Jul 22 2015

The Beloved Community in the Here and Now

The Trail of Dreams World Peace Walkers participated in a Center for Spiritual Living Circle in Dothan, Alabama, yesterday. Dothan, Alabama is located in Southern Alabama, in the "Bible Belt" of the southern United States. This region has a dramatic history of violence and oppression against people of color which was brought to the attention of the American public during the Civil Rights era as the country and even the world was made aware during ... Read more »

Jul 16 2015

The UN and URI Celebrate their Anniversaries Together at Grace Cathedral

Greetings! It's been 15 full and fulfilling years since the United Religions Initiative charter was signed, and this year has brought many colorful and beautiful anniversary celebrations around the world. The most recent occasion for celebration was last Saturday, June 27, 2015, when URI was invited to join the 70th anniversary of the creation of the United Nations. Dignitaries including United States Representative Nancy Pelosi; Asoke Kumar Mukerji, India Ambassador to the United Nations; and Cristina... Read more »

Jul 15 2015

Beloved Community Awakening

Audri Scott Williams, Global Trustee of the United Religions Initiative (URI), was the Vision Keeper who led the Trail of Dreams World Peace Walk, a Cooperation Circle of the URI since 2005, over 6 continents (2005-2009), and the 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace across America to over 50 communities (2010-2011). She has received numerous awards for her service to humanity. The book, Awakening the Heart of the Beloved Community, is a compelling collection of the voices of diversity... Read more »

Jul 14 2015

Abrahamic Reunion Leadership meeting in June in Jerusalem

From our friends in the Middle East... Dear Friends, Recently our Abrahamic Reunion CC held a leadership meeting at Tantur Ecumenical Institute with founding members of our Abrahamic Reunion, local coordinators and international supporters of our work from the Global Hope Fund and Rising Tide International. See photo below of some participants.  We had Israelis and Palestians - priests, rabbis, sheiks and imans as well as women spiritual leaders.  We were led by Shahabuddin David Less, Eliyahu McLean and Sheik... Read more »

Jul 13 2015

Think Peace International

The Art of Peace Peace Is, After All ... ART IN MOTION As the summer comes in full force, Our House welcomes another Saturday's Artist show with artists Heidi Powell-Prera, Kyle Fu, and Lesa Jackson ... incredible, gifted and extraordinary artists who each have their own style of work. Heidi is a painter and photographer, Kyle is an Origami Master, and Lesa is a still life painter. The last 7 shows have shown us that art has many... Read more »

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