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|Silent Memorial Peace Walk|
|Date||Monday May 25|
|Time||11:00 AM - 12:30 PM|
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Begins near Holy Cross Church, on the grass by the fountain at Mission Plaza (uphill on Mission Street from the Town Clock)
in Santa Cruz
|anniechi108 [at] yahoo.com|
Dear Ones... Please share this invitation with your community, family and friends.
Each year on Memorial Day, we walk together
in silent reflective meditation for peace...in remembrance of all
who have lost their lives to the violence of war.
Please join us for a
SILENT MEMORIAL PEACE WALK
When: Memorial Day, Monday May 25 – 11am
Where: Gather at Mission Plaza, by Holy Cross Church, in
What: A silent reflective walk for PEACE.* Following a short welcome & orientation, we'll walk in silent procession for about an hour...past the river & along Pacific Avenue through downtown. Walk ends at Mission Plaza once more, with a brief closing circle.
Who: People of all beliefs, cultures, and ages who wish to
strengthen inner peace and contribute to creating a
more peaceful world.
Why: Remembering lives lost (both soldiers & civilians) in continuing devastation from the violence of war. The way to peace is through cultivating peace in our hearts, in our actions, and in the world. May our nation's leaders turn away
from war toward peaceful resolutions.
What: *BRING FLOWERS instead of slogan signs. Group-identifying signs and banners are welcome, as are peace flags, earth flags, etc. Wear white and/or black if possible (not required). Bring water/hat/sunscreen.
Our 5th community SILENT PEACE WALK
sponsored by Santa Cruz Buddhist Peace Fellowship,
together with a broad base of local peace and social justice organizations, plus a growing interfaith network of Santa Cruz spiritual communities.
Contact Annie for more info/questions, or to be a PeaceWalk volunteer: 831-427-2303, anniechi108 [at] yahoo.com