Global Prayers for Ukraine: a multi-faith service for peace and freedom in a hurting world

March 7, 2022

On Thursday, March 3rd the Parliament of the World’s Religions and the Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN joined faith partners at the Church Center for the United Nations, Tillman Chapel for a multi-faith prayer service for Ukraine.

The prayer service featured prayers from diverse faith expressions upholding peace and freedom, shared reflections of solidarity with Ukraine and the Ukrainian community around the world, called for a peaceful resolution to this conflict, and featured to messages from our sisters and brothers in Ukraine.

This multi-faith service is made possible with the support of partners like the Association for Global New Thought, the Baptist World Alliance, Equanomics Global, The Episcopal Church, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaThe Interfaith Center of New York, the Mennonite Central Committee – MCCThe New York Board of Rabbis, Inc., the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)The Salvation Army USA, the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women, the Grace United Methodist Women, the Unitarian Universalist Association UN Office, Unity World Headquarters & Others


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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