Multi-Faith Prayers Urge Freedom & Peace for Ukraine

March 9, 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 messages from our sisters and brothers in Ukraine. Parliament Trustees and our Executive Director, Rev. Stephen Avino, shared prayers, messages of hope and calls to peace. Explore the full program here!

This multi-faith service was 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

A special thank you to Mitch Randell of Good Faith Media, for their media coverage; Rob Kipp of  the Unitarian Universalist Association, for Zoom hosting and support; and Isaac Humphries, for photography.

Service Recording

Hosted with support from Rob Kipp of  the Unitarian Universalist Association

Service Report

Produce by Mitch Randell of Good Faith Media

Service Photos

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