Peace Poles to Be Installed in Pittsburg and Antioch
On Friday, September 21st, the official U.N. International Day of Peace, a cedar, six-sided peace pole inscribed in twelve languages with the words, “May Peace Prevail on Earth:, will be dedicated in the courtyard of East County Shared Ministry Community Presbyterian of Pittsburg and First Congregational Church. After the dedication a Peace Concert follows in the historic Stoneman Chapel with music from multiple congregations including ensembles, bands, anthems and sing-alongs.
At 7 p.m. on September 22nd at the Seventh-Day Adventist Sanctuary at 2200 Country Hills Drive another peace pole will be dedicated followed by a free Youth Interfaith Peace Festival.
Enjoy performances by the Sufism-Reoriented inspired Meher School Children’s Chorus out of Walnut Creek; Sikh representatives, Jaspreet Rasia and ensemble, playing Indian classical music; the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints youth choir from Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg; the We Mime from Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch; the four East County Idol trophy winners, Idara Akpakpa, Andie Paredes, Raina Viscarra and Nicholas Crossen; the Antioch Seventh-Day Adventist Church/Hilltop Christian School Treble Choir and Hand Bell Ringers; and the Divine Voices from Deer Valley High.
For more information call Walter Ruehlig at (925) 756-7628 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.