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E-M:/ Multi-faith Service of Celebration in Grand Rapids



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Enviro-Mich message from WMEACJENNY <WMEACJENNY@aol.com>
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May 21, 1998, update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    CONTACT: Joel Beversluis 
         tel. 452-1828 / fax 248-0943

Imagine a fine spring day at the park, along the Grand River. Children and
adults from many faiths and spiritual traditions -- Buddhist, Baha'i,
Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Native American, and others -- have gathered
to hear each other's wisdom teachings about caring for Earth, to make music,
to dance, and to plant Black-eyed Susans together. 
You wake up, and it's a dream come true -- Sunday, May 31, from 2:30 - 4:30
p.m., at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on the Grand River (by the Ford Museum).
Caring for Earth
Members of all faiths and spiritual traditions are invited to a Multi-faith
Service of Celebration and Reflection for World Environment Day
PROGRAM: Wisdom teachings, music, readings, prayers, or      dance from these
participants and others:
   Baha'i Faith: Michael Hyde
   Buddhism: Glen Freeman and Christina Fong 
   Christianity: Rev. Keith Titus, Wayne Johnson
   Hinduism: East-West Ensemble
   Judaism: Sanford Freed
   Islam: Bosnian Youth Choir
   Native American: Renee Dillard 
  Children's program: plantings, walks, mural
  Religion, Ecology & Spirituality Forum: George           Heartwell
  Ethnic Folk Dancing: Kay Hislop and musicians
AUDIENCE:  Families, youth groups, clergy, and others intrigued by religious
and inter-religious understanding and cooperation on behalf of the earth and
the ecological systems that sustain us.

SPONSORS: The Religion, Ecology & Spirituality Forum of West Michigan
Environmental Action Council, and Interfaith Dialogue    Association

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