Interfaith celebration planned
The United Nations has designated the first week of February as World Interfaith Harmony Week and Pacific Rim Education Foundation invites the public to a free event.
On Friday, Feb. 8, a Ceremony of Interfaith Harmony will be held at 7 p.m. at the Kona Outdoor Circle’s meeting room. Representatives of different traditions — Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Hindu and more — will participate in a shared tree-watering.
The evening includes a potluck dinner, entertainment and a brief talk on the U.N.’s interfaith vision of “Common Ground for the
“World Interfaith Harmony Week recognizes the connectedness among the world’s faiths as being key to peace,” said Farley Jones, PREF director.
Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Hawaii Food Basket. Reservations are appreciated. Call Jones at 987-6510.
The event is sponsored by PREF and Hawaiian Queen Coffee.
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