Listings

 

Welcome to this listing of events for 2020.

 

We are pleased to offer this detailed listing of all the events for Peace Week 2020. A sincere thank you to all the event organizers whose community commitment makes this possible.

October 11, 2020

Time Event  
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Discussion of "John Lewis; Good Trouble": Teen edition

Discussion, Human rights, Public policy, Youth

Discussion of "John Lewis; Good Trouble": Teen edition

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Community — http://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/

John Lewis dedicated his life to seeking justice through peaceful protest. He embodied working for both peace and justice. Now, we must take up the mantle. Teens of all faiths are invited to come discuss ways we might do this individually and collectively.

Details on viewing the film can be found at: “John Lewis: Good Trouble” film screening

Links to the Discussion: Teen edition  will be sent to registrants  via email several days before the event.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Interfaith Book Discussion

Discussion, Inclusion

Interfaith Book Discussion

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Hanover Presbyterian Church — https://www.hanoverchurch.org

Interfaith book discussion about finding sacred truths in, learning from, and admiring other faiths. Join us at Hanover Presbyterian for the adventure.  Please see

http://www.hanoverchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Peace-Week-Event-2020.pdf

for details  about the book and how to get it, so that we all can read it before we meet. Registrants will be sent computer and phone links and simple instructions for zoom access several days before the event. Help with technology will be available when you register; please request help if needed.

 

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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Peace March and Rally

Inclusion, Non-violence

Peace March and Rally

Location: The Circle
The Square, Georgetown, DE, Sussex County
Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County —

Gather at Georgetown Presbyterian Church with signs for peace. We will walk a few blocks to the Circle where our Rally will take place. Music, speakers and prayers for peace. We will also be dedicating the 2020 Peace Pole which will be installed at Mt. Calvary AME Church in Seaford.

In order to be respectful and keep everyone as safe as can be, all viral safety precautions will be an important part of this event, including the wearing of masks and appropriate distancing, as well as anything else recommended at the time by our Governor and his advisors.

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Islam and Racial Equality - An Interfaith Dialogue

Inclusion, Non-violence

Islam and Racial Equality - An Interfaith Dialogue

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Islamic Society of Delaware — http://www.isdonline.org

Islam and Racial Equality – An Interfaith Dialogue

Zoom links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

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10:30 am - 11:45 am Bob Sima and Shannon Plummer

Arts, Well-being, Worship service

Bob Sima and Shannon Plummer

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Awakened Heart Spiritual Center — http://www.AwakenedHeart.net

Bob Sima & Shannon Plummer join forces as musician, teacher, mystic & shamanic practitioner. Bob has been called “Eckhart Tolle with a guitar”. He is a Peace troubadour. Their latest albums “Mover, Shaker & Peacemaker” & “Good Words, Good Thoughts, Good Deeds” are music for our soul.

Event links will be sent to registrants via email a few days prior to the event.

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October 10, 2020

Time Event  
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Discussion of "John Lewis; Good Trouble"

Discussion, Human rights, Public policy

Discussion of "John Lewis; Good Trouble"

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware — http://www.uussd.org

John Lewis dedicated his life to seeking justice through peaceful protest. He embodied working for both peace and justice. Now, we must take up the mantle. Come discuss ways we might do this individually and collectively. Invited respondent: Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester.

Details on viewing the film can be found at: “John Lewis: Good Trouble” film screening

Links to the Discussion will be sent via email several days before the event.

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4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Peace Intentioned Journaling

Creative activities, Well-being

Peace Intentioned Journaling

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County —

We are all learning how to emerge from this time of cocooning at home. Seaside Shaman Athena Allread will lead us in journaling and meditation to explore themes of emergence with grace and peace. Link will be sent to registrants several days before the event.

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Working for Women's Rights: Then & Now

Adult, Discussion, Human rights

Working for Women's Rights: Then & Now

Location: Virtual Event
Unknown, Anywhere
Organization(s): Hockessin Friends Meeting — http://hockessinquakermeeting.org

This program will consist of three talks:

  • highlighting the trailblazing 1848 Seneca Falls convention for women’s rights;
  • Delaware African-American suffragist Blanche Williams Stubbs’s work to secure voting rights for women;
  • and current work for women’s rights, including the 2019 equal rights amendment to Delaware’s constitution.

Register and get more information at: https://www.fgcquaker.org/cloud/hockessin-friends-meeting/events/working-womens-rights-then-now

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Families Confront Racism (with help from Big Bird) CANCELLED

Film screening, Inclusion, Outdoors

Families Confront Racism (with help from Big Bird) CANCELLED

Location: Central Middle School
211 Delaware Avenue, Dover, DE/Kent, 19901
Organization(s): Restoring Central Dover — https://www.ncall.org/restoring-central-dover

Outdoor showing of “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” — a CNN/Sesame Street town hall for kids and families.

SORRY, CANCELLED

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Joining Our Hands for Peace

Creative activities, Inclusion, Youth

Joining Our Hands for Peace

Location: Arise Church at Peninsula McCabe UMC
2200 Baynard Blvd, Wilmington, DE , 19802
Organization(s): Baha'i Community of Wilmington —

Paint a visual representation of your hand in calling for peace. Painted pieces will be installed on the grounds of Arise Church in Wilmington and dedicated on 10/10/2020 at 2 pm. All art supplies will be provided for participants and available starting 10/3/2020. Register via safe social distancing at https://www.facebook.com/events/3638956456120998/.

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