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Peace Week Delaware 2024

 

 

 

 

Plan now to attend PWD 2024, October 19-27

Peace Week brings together organizations from all over the Delaware area to celebrate and promote a common cause: peace. Browse the events below and sign up for as many as you’d like! All events are free and open to the public.

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October 20, 2024

10/20/2024

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Peace in Motion Workshop
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Peace in Motion Workshop

  • Location: Arden Gild Hall
    2126 The Highway, Wilmington, Delaware, 19810
  • Organization(s): Arden In Motion

In-person Movement Workshop at the Arden Guild Hall

Unleash your creative power and express your inner vision of personal and collective peace through this movement and meditation workshop held at the Arden Gild Hall featuring live music and instruction by Certified Group Motion facilitators.

This is a creative practice for all ages, no prior experience needed. All are welcome. Come experience guided embodied movement structures and create a peace dance expression to carry your intentions out into the world.

This unique Group Motion Workshop connects people with the universal language of movement and creates a ritual space for building and celebrating community based on peace and understanding.

October 23, 2024

10/23/2024

7:00 am - 8:00 am


JavaTime Peace Jam
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JavaTime Peace Jam

Get ready to get your peace jam on!
Join Shelley Kelley on the WVUD 91.3FM radio airwaves from 7AM-800AM. Songs selected to show how the different senses can be used to bring peace: sight, sound/silence, talking, and believing in your ability to make your community, state and world a more peaceful place – and how you, joining the many, can unite as ONE to make it happen.

10/23/2024

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Peace Through Understanding: A Journey of Lifelong Learning
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Peace Through Understanding: A Journey of Lifelong Learning

  • Location: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Delaware(OLLI)
    Arsht Hall, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, DE, 19806
  • Organization(s): Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning

 

Peace is not necessarily a destination, but a continuous process nourished by learning and empathy.  This journey is lifelong, and every step towards greater understanding is a step towards a more peaceful world.

Come join us as we view videos together followed by small group discussion.

 

10/23/2024

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Labyrinth Walk for Peace
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Labyrinth Walk for Peace

  • Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark
    420 Willa Rd, Newark, DE, 19711
  • Organization(s): Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark Social Justice and Labyrinth Committees

Join us for a gentle, peaceful labyrinth walk accompanied by soothing music. Walking a labyrinth is a moving meditation that can help you center yourself and find peace and compassion.

10/23/2024

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Ecumenical Candle-lighting Service for the Victims of Gun Violence
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Ecumenical Candle-lighting Service for the Victims of Gun Violence

  • Location: St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church
    809 S Broom Street, Wilmington, DE, 19805
  • Organization(s): Ministery for Black Catholics
  • Non-violence, Youth

Please join an ecumenical candle-lighting service to commemorate the victims of gun violence in our community.  Speakers and music TBA.

All are welcome–especially our youth.

October 24, 2024

10/24/2024

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Labyrinth Walk
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Labyrinth Walk

  • Location: First & Central Presbyterian Church
    1101 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware, 19801
  • Organization(s): First & Central Presbyterian Church

October 25, 2024

10/25/2024

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Peace Of Pizza
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Peace Of Pizza

  • Location: St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church
    1301 N Broom St, Wilmington, DE, 19806
  • Organization(s): Dr. Michele Torchia

Join us at Trolley Square for a city-wide celebration of peace, pizza, community, and fun. St. Stephen’s Church is your host for this event which features free pizza, beverages and desserts, accompanied by live jazz music. The evening is topped by a concert by Cab Calloway students in the sanctuary.

Last year’s Peace of Pizza event drew over 125 people. Help us meet this year’s goal of 175 attendees.
Here is the event schedule:
5 PM – 6:30: free pizza and dessert in St. Stephen’s Courtyard. Local jazz musicians will play during dinner.
6:45-7:30 PM: Concert in Sanctuary of St Stephen’s Church by Cab Calloway High School students

As a Reconciling in Christ church, all are welcome at St.Stephen’s, without regard to race, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, socio-economic or family status, age, physical or mental abilities, outward appearance, or religious affiliation.
This event is handicap accessible.

October 27, 2024

10/27/2024

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



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Dedication of a Peace Pole

  • Location: St. Martha’s Episcopal Church
    117 Maplewood Street, Bethany Beach, DE, 19930
  • Organization(s): St. Martha's Episcopal Churc

St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach invites you to attend the Dedication of a Peace Pole on Sunday, October 27, 2024 following the 10am service.  The Dedication will take place at the corner of Pennsylvania and Maplewood, weather permitting or inside in case of rain.  The Dedication will be followed by a small reception.