Sept. 17, 2017



Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

The following events are currently scheduled for Peace Week Delaware.
All events are subject to change.


Peace Week Worship Service (Lewes)

Worship with the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will focus on the need for and ideas for achieving peace.

Where:  Unitarian Universalist Church of Southern Delaware, 30486 Lewes Georgetown Highway (Route 9), Lewes, DE 19958
When: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Sponsored by: Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware,
 Susan Goekler,, 330-414-7867

Youth Visionary Peace Art Exhibition

What does peace look like? What does a peaceful world look like? A children’s art exhibit for students in grades K-12. Exhibition continues through Sunday, Sept. 24, and is available for other venues. Conceived as a dialogue between our youth and older citizens, the exhibit features images and words describing the world our youth want. What will our response to their vision be?

Where: Delaware Contemporary Museum, 200 S. Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801
When:1:00 to 3:00 pm
Sponsored by: Delaware Pacem in Terris
Details and poster
Volunteer: Volunteers to set up and take down the exhibit are welcome. Email to find out more.

Limited space for youth art is still available. Teachers, camp counselors, and educators may contact Carolyn Bitzer at Pacem in Terris for details on how to submit:

 A Tribute to Our Young Volunteers: Inspiring the Next Generation of Service

Join us as returned PeaceCorps and AmeriCorps volunteers share their stories of generous service—service that is aimed at promoting peace, equality and justice.  Learn why they gave time from their young lives and learn about their joys and trials during the experience. We are targeting middle and high school students and their families but older potential volunteers are welcome.  Recruiters from the PeaceCorps and AmeriCorps will be present to discuss volunteer qualifications and opportunities.  Make it an evening and stay for the Breaking Bread Together potluck meal-event to follow.

Where: The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM), 719 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
When: 4:00 -5:30 pm
Advance registration required: only if staying for supper, Diane-Louise Casson,, 302-656-6628;
Suggested registration:
Sponsored by:The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM),
Questions?: Annette Fletcher,, 302-577-5050

Breaking Bread Together

Join us for a potluck dinner to meet our Muslim neighbors. Come as you are – with or without food – to celebrate our common humanity. All ages, religions and cuisines are welcome.

Where: Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM), 719 N. Shipley St., Wilmington DE 19801
When: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Sponsored by:  Masjid Al Kauthar and The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM),
Advanced registration suggested:, 302-656-6628
Questions?: Diane-Louise Casson,, 302-656-6628


Alternatives to Violence Booth

The Delaware chapter of the Alternatives to Violence Project holds conflict resolution workshops in the community and within the prison system. To learn more about this training for yourself or a friend, or how you can sponsor a workshop, please visit our booth at Newark Community Day

Where:  Newark Community Day, The U of D Green, Newark, DE 19711
When: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sponsored by: Alternatives to Violence Project,
Questions?: Teri Gray,, (443) 553-0224


” It Takes a Village” Concert

“It Takes a Village” is a Concert for Peace featuring the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware, taking place in the Immanuel on the Green Episcopal Church in historic New Castle.  The Choir School of Delaware provides professional musical training, leadership and language skills, academic support, and college bound mentoring in an intergenerational environment for youth in Wilmington, Delaware and surrounding regions. The Choir School provides a life changing experience for youth ages 7-17 in the greater Wilmington area, the majority of whom are considered at risk.  Their music becomes a life changing experience for all who hear them sing.

 Where: Immanuel on the Green Episcopal Church, 50 Market Street (on the corner of Harmony Street), New Castle, DE 19720
When: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Sponsored by:  Churches of New Castle: Hope
Lutheran Church, Immanuel on the Green Episcopal Church, New Castle Presbyterian Church, New Castle United Methodist Church, St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Choir URL:
Questions?: Daniel Swanson, Pastor of Hope Lutheran,, 302-353-7004

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