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Archive for June 2015

In wake of Charleston killings, a prayer vigil for peace at the Peace Pole in Veterans Park-Taunton, Massachusetts-USA

June 24th, 2015 In response to last week’s hate-crime killings of nine people inside a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., the Greater Taunton Clergy Association held a prayer vigil for peace on Wednesday, June 24th, at the First Parish Church in Taunton, MA.  After the service, participants, processed to Veterans Park on Church Green…

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Peace Pole crafted at headquarters of The World Peace Prayer Society was dedicated by Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, New York-USA

April 29th, 2015 Seventy years after the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Japan, a delegation of 11 Hibakusha (survivors) from Nagasaki and several other Hibakusha from Hiroshima, visited Brooklyn Friends School to dedicate a Peace Pole, and speak to students about the effects of atomic weapons.  Photo by Mary Frost From left) Clifton Truman Daniel,…

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Three Peace Poles “hand-painted” by the 4th grade students of Queen Anne Elementary School in Seattle, Washington-USA

June 5th, 2015 I wanted to let The World Peace Prayer Society know that we had a Peace Pole Ceremony  today to plant our three Peace Poles. I made the three Peace Poles.   The artwork was created by the 4th grade students. The Ceremony  started with the principal reading a poem about peace and then…

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Peace Pole Presented at Presbyterian Commissioning Service-Croton Fall, NY-USA

April 12, 2015 Rev. Deborah Moldow presented a desktop Peace Pole to June Tompkins on the occasion of her commissioning service as Parish Associate for the Croton Falls Presbyterian Church. June is already the Music Director and organist for the Chapel, and very supportive of the church’s peace mission. She had requested that Deborah sing…

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Jackson Heights Elementary School celebrates planting of Peace Poles – Jackson Heights, New York – USA

May-2015   Students at P.S. 212 in Jackson Heights are looking to spread the idea of peace throughout their community. Danielle Mahoney, a literacy coach at the elementary school located at 34-25 82nd St., has been teaching students about practicing mindfulness and gratitude for the past year. While attending a weeklong training conference on mindfulness for…

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