World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel

Posted on Apr 26, 2018

Children in the Jordan valley. Photo: Sean Hawkey/WCC

Children in the Jordan valley. Photo: Sean Hawkey/WCC

 

During this week which includes the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September, church organizations, congregations, and people of faith are encouraged to bear a common witness by participating in worship services, educational events, and acts of support in favour of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians.

When:
16 – 23 September 2018

Theme:
The theme will be published in the end of April. Focus on children and youth in Palestine and Israel

Where:
Worldwide

Resources:
Material will be published in the end of June.

Organizers:
The World Council of Churches invites member churches, faith-based communities, and civil society organizations around the world to join together for a week of prayer for just peace for all in Palestine and Israel. Congregations and individuals around the globe who share the hope of justice shall unite during the week to take peaceful actions, together, to create a common international public witness.

Contact: media@wcc-coe.org

For more information regarding the material:

Nahida Tannous, WCC Communication Officer
Email: Nahida.tannous@wcc-coe.org