Heeding God’s Call of Greater Washington, a grass roots, multi-faith organization which has as its purpose to end gun violence, partners with Faith Presbyterian Church to present a program of peace in conjunction with the UN’s International Day of Peace, which is celebrated throughout the world. The keynote speaker, Nardyne Jefferies, will share with all present her thoughts and feelings about how the death of her 16-year-old daughter in a 2010 drive-by shooting not far from the church has affected her and how it has called her to ACT. The Step Team from Matthews Memorial Baptist Church will help all learn how to “step into peace.” All people in the Metro area who lost their lives due to gun violence so far during 2013 will be memorialized by audience participation. Two of the speakers will share Words of Peace in Spanish and in English. Light refreshments will follow the program during which time continued opportunities for fellowship and sharing will focus on the question, “How can we better educate our communities to live in peace?"
Event begins at 10:00AM
Presented by: Heeding God's Call of Greater Washington and Faith Presbyterian Church