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World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Family stands in the rubble of their home in Beit LahiyaFrom 28 May-3 June 2012 people all over the UK will be taking action for a just peace in the Holy Land.

The 'World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel' (WWPPI) is an initiative from the World Council of Churches calling participants to pray, educate and advocate for a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

This year it focuses on the themes of displacement and dispossession, and how these all too frequently cause hardship and instability, and fracture the possibility of peace.

During the week of peace churches in over 20 countries worldwide will use the resources available to raise awareness about the injustices in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory, encourage people to listen to the voices of those from the region, and take action to work for a just peace for all.

Help us spread the word:

Can you get your church involved this year? If so, then the WWPPI has the following resources to help you:


PDF  The world week for peace action sheet (PDF 754kb)


PDFWorship and Liturgy service ‘Come and See' (PDF 361kb)


PDFJerusalem prayer (PDF 149kb)


In addition to the above, Christian Aid’s latest resource, 'Breaking down the barriers: working for peace in a Holy Land' can be found here.  

 

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