May Peace Prevail On Earth International

Congregational UCC Peace Pole Dedication, Arlington Heights, Illinois-September 7, 2008

Here is a photograph of the Peace Pole dedication held on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at Congregational United Church of Christ in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Our Peace Pole was installed and dedicated during festivities launching a yearlong celebration of our church’s 50th anniversary.

Our dedication  ceremony included the reading of the prayer, “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in each of the twelve languages on the pole and of additional languages that held meaning for our church.  As each language was read the speaker placed rose petals of remembrance at the foot of the Peace Pole.

Submitted by Linda Best.