Interfaith Service for 10th Anniversary of September 11

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 3:00pm

All are welcome to attend a greater Des Moines Interfaith Service commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the September 11.

The theme of the service is “Common Ground” and will highlight a contribution from each faith community.  

The collaborative partners include the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa, Des Moines Area Religious Council, the Des Moines Ecumenical Peace Committee and the American Friends Service Committee as well as faith leaders from Islamic, Christian, Jewish, Unitarian Universalist, Sikh, Buddhist, and other faith communities.

Walking the Path to Peace

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Walking Path to Peace-AI

This American Indian faith group's panel reflecting on 9-11 and the way to peace and security is one of fifteen panels produced for the Walking the Path to Peace and Sercurity exhibit.

Please join us for an opening reception and program for the

Ten Years After 9/11:

Walking the Path to Peace and Security

September 11, 2011, 4:30 – 6:00pm

In the Shalom Room, Community of Christ Temple, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, MO

Walking Path of Peace Invititation

Invitation to an opening reception and program at the Walking the Path to Peace and Security exhibit.

Our Grief, Still Not a Cry for War: A Day of Solidarity and Remembrance for Civilians & Soldiers

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 6:30am

The Eyes Wide Open memorial boots and shoes will be on exhibition
starting at 9 a.m as a focus for reflection and remembrance. U.S.
military personnel from Nevada who were killed in Afghanistan or Iraq
are represented by a pair of boots with a name tag. Civilians are
represented by pairs of shoes with names of a small portion of those
killed. The public is invited for any or all of the activities. Events
at the Goddess Temple are free (though donations are gratefully

Who we are

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