Notable upcoming event: Peace Colloquy at the Community of Christ Temple

International Peace Award Ceremony

Friday, October 29, 7:15 p.m. at Community of Christ Temple, 201 S River, Independence, MO 64050. Author of New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea and more recent bestseller Stones into Schools and cofounder/executive director of Central Asia Institute Greg Mortenson will talk about his experience of building schools, especially for girls, in remote areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. This event is free and open to the public.

“Children Cry, We Respond!” Peace Colloquy

October 29–31, at Community of Christ Temple, 201 S River, Independence, MO 64050. This 17th annual Peace Colloquy themed “Children Cry, We Respond!” will focus on peace and justice for our children. Children are suffering the atrocities of war, poverty, malnutrition, and slavery. They lack access to clean water and air, shelter, education, and medical care. Participate in workshops, keynote speakers, a prayer retreat, a children’s program, and a youth retreat to consider how each is called to engage in peace and justice for our children. Get details, prices, and register online.

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