3rd Annual Sept. 11 Interfaith Gathering

“Love Thy Neighbor: Letting Go of Fear”

September 11, 2014; 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

20900 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72223

The Interfaith Center and Arkansas House of Prayer invite you to their 3rd annual September 11 interfaith gathering.

This year’s theme is “Love Thy Neighbor: Letting Go of Fear.” The service will bring together local interfaith leaders, members of the Interfaith Center Multi-Faith Youth Group, and representatives from several of the major world religions in a commitment to universal peace. Highlighting the event will be live musical performances from Stephanie Smittle, John Willis, Psalm 150 gospel choir and a multicultural ensemble singing prayers for peace from the major world religions. A reception featuring foods from around the world will follow.

Previous years’ events have drawn over 600 participants from area Christian congregations as well as members of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Bahai, and Unitarian Universalist communities in Central Arkansas. The purpose of the event was to create a safe space to suspend the usual debates that divide people of different religions and instead to elevate the teachings from our diverse faiths that encourage us to love beyond differences.

The gathering will take place inside St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.

All are welcome.

The mission of the Interfaith Center is to reduce the hatred and fear among the world religions.

The mission of Arkansas House of Prayer is to be an interfaith haven, set apart in Nature, dedicated to contemplative prayer, meditation, and quiet, where all are welcome.