SUNDAY, March 27, 2022

 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Temple Israel

5725 Walnut Lake Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48323

 (248) 661-5700

Prelude – Let There Be Peace On Earth

Processional – World Sabbath Committee, Religious and Faith Community Leaders, Participants, Children of Peace

Sounding of the Shofar – 

The Shofar is a ram’s horn used by Jews, beginning in ancient times, in religious and civic ceremonies, and is now sounded at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, two of the most important holy days for Jews. It functions as a call to action, to take our understanding and our relationships out into the world and to make it better.  In Jewish tradition, this is called Tikkun Olam, repair the world.

Muslim Call to Prayer – 

Five times a day the call to prayer is chanted before each prayer. Followers of the Islamic faith, all over the world, stop what they are doing and pray. The call to prayer is like an alarm clock for most devout Muslims. It notifies the believers that the time for prayer has commenced and to get ready for the prayer 근무경력확인서. With each prayer, they show their devotion to God, most often called by the Arabic name, Allah. The world Islam means “surrender to God,” and followers of this faith (known as Muslims) are required to submit to God’s will. The religion’s holy book, the Qur’an, contains the word of Allah, as told by the angel Gabriel to Islam’s Prophet and Messenger Muhammad. 

Blowing of the Conch Shell – 

Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest living religions. It is a rich collection of hundreds of spiritual and philosophical traditions followed throughout Asia for more than 5,000 years. Most traditions within Hinduism share certain distinctive core beliefs, despite the absence of an identifiable beginning in history, a single founder, a central religious establishment or a sole authoritative scripture. The concept of Pluralism is expressed through the diversity of Hindu practice and centuries of peaceful co-existence with various faiths. Hindus blow the conch shell during worship at home and at the temple, or to mark an important occasion. When the conch shell is blown, the primordial sound “Om” is produced, which is considered to represent the Universe and the Truth behind it 다운로드.

Welcome – 

Worship Through Music in the Christian Tradition – 

The Christian faith is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of humanity whose coming as the Messiah (the Christ) was prophesied in the Hebrew scriptures. Christianity teaches a way of life that reflects the life of Jesus and emphasizes grace, forgiveness, love, and obedience to God’s will for redeeming all Creation. Today Christianity is found in most parts of the world and is thought to be the largest religion.

Worship Through Dance in the Hindu Tradition –  

Worship Through Prayer in the Zoroastrian Tradition –

Zoroastrianism is considered to be one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world, having originated in Persia or modern day Iran over 3000 years ago. Its founder Prophet Zarathustra or Zoroaster taught belief in one God – Ahura Mazda. His teachings are contained in the divine songs called Gathas 타블렛 다운로드. A dominant religion of the civilized world from 500 BC to 500 AD, Zoroastrianism influenced many other faiths that originated in the Middle East with concepts of Heaven and Hell, the coming of a Savior and the final Day of Judgment. The religion also preaches non-violence, religious tolerance and philanthropy. By practicing the principles of Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good Deeds, Zoroastrians work to create a heaven on earth filled with peace and prosperity.

An Interfaith Song –

Worship Through Music in the Baha’i Tradition – 

The Baha’i faith began in modern Persia (modern Iran) in 1844. Its Prophet-Founder was Baha’u’llah, a name meaning “Glory of God.” Baha’is believe in the unity of humankind and accept the great world religions and their prophets. Some of their beliefs are the Oneness of God, the essential harmony of science and religion, the elimination of prejudices of all kinds, equality of men and women, a spiritual solution to economic problems, universal compulsory education, and independent investigation of the truth 오베라는 남자 다운로드. Although there are no clergy, there is a governing body called the Universal House of Justice in Haifa, Israel, which has a board of nine members, voted on by Baha’is all over the world. The central purpose of all Baha’is is to bring forth an ever-advancing civilization, as written in their holy books by the founder of their faith.

Worship Through Music in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tradition – 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believes the family is divine in nature and God has designed it as the fundamental building block of all community, both on earth and through eternity. Through following Christ’s teachings, Latter-day Saints believe all people can become “partakers of the divine nature,” and that human beings are created in the image of God. Each is a beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents, and, as such, each has a divine nature and destiny. They also believe that happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of Jesus Christ mac icloud 사진. Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities.

Worship Through Song in the Jain Tradition: Students from the Jain Temple, Prachi Shah

Jainism is one of the oldest living religions of India, predating recorded history as referenced in Hindu scriptures. It is an original system quite distinct and independent from all other Indian philosophies. Jains believe in the philosophy of Karma, the reincarnation of worldly soul, Hell and Heaven as a punishment or reward for one’s deeds, and liberation (Nirvan or Mokshu) of the self from life’s misery of birth and death in a way similar to the Hindu and Buddhist beliefs. Though there are similarities in these South Asian religions, there are some major portions of the belief system that remain unique to each religion.

Presentation of the Peace Award –

Worship Through Music in the Jewish Tradition – 

The Jewish people brought monotheism to the world, and have embraced their Covenant with God for nearly 5,000 years. Judaism is defined by an on-going interaction with sacred texts, starting with the Torah, the Five Books of Moses, that open the Hebrew Bible. The Torah also includes the Ten Commandments, as part of a total of 613 commandments in the Torah, among a broad series of laws and stories that have guided people since  ancient times 다운로드. In the words of the great Rabbi Hillel, who was asked to describe the Torah while standing on one foot,”What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. The rest is commentary.”

Interfaith Pledge – Commitment to be Resilient by the InterFaith Leadership Council. Clergy, Religious and Faith Community Leaders – 

I believe that we are called to lift each other up,
that we are stronger standing together,
that our differences are a blessing,
that empathy and love reveal the path to peace,
and that justice will prevail,
because each of us is Beloved.Therefore, I commit to
answer intolerance with goodwill,
live by faith and hope, not fear,
seek understanding and friendship whenever I can,
stand with those facing prejudice and injustice,
meet resistance with resiliency as I build the Beloved Community each day.
Responsive Prayer for Peace – Written by Pastor Imogen Rhodenhiser, Led by Rev. Dr. Mary Biedron, North Congregational Church
Make us people of compassion so that we and all children may look upon one another with mercy and love. Help us all to look for the good in each other. Shalom, Salaam, Shanti, Peace

Sustain those who pray for food and basic necessities, and who worry about feeding their loved ones 도로명주소 우편번호 다운로드. Give strength to all children who need not only a home but a place to belong and to be loved. Shalom, Salaam, Shanti, Peace

Walk with all travelers, with those who seek refuge from persecution and pain. Be with children separated from family and from the land they call home. Help us to be companions to one another, offering hope and help along unfamiliar paths. Shalom, Salaam, Shanti, Peace

Make goodness known through the works of our hands and hearts, and let blessing rest on all whose lives are dedicated to bringing peace and well being to the children of the world and all of creation. Shalom, Salaam, Shanti, Peace

Passing of the Peace Banner, From Paula Drewek, Baha’i Faith Representative to ___________

Offertory – ______________ comments.
Please make Checks payable to the InterFaith Leadership Council with World Sabbath on the memo line.

Worship of Prayer in the Buddhist Tradition 

Buddhism is a spiritual tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development and the attainment of a deep insight into the true nature of life. There are 376 million followers worldwide. Buddhists seek to reach a state of Nirvana, following the path of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who went on a quest for Enlightenment around the sixth century BCE. There is no belief in a personal god. Buddhists believe that nothing is fixed or permanent and that change is always possible. The path to Enlightenment is through the practice and development of morality, meditation and wisdom dcf 다운로드. Buddhists believe that life is both endless and subject to impermanence, suffering and uncertainty. Our mistaken belief that things can last is a chief cause of suffering.

Musical Selection – Children of Peace “We Are Children of Peace” Led by 
We are children of peace,
We are the children of the world 2x
We are children of friendship
We are the children of the world 2x
We don’t want war anymore
We are the children of the world. 2x
Listen people everywhere – hear our song
Come and take somebody’s hand, sing along. The choice is ours – what will we do? It’s up to me. It’s up to you.
We are children of justice.
We are the children of the world. 2x
We are children of compassion
We are the children of the world. 2x
We are children of love 솔로몬의 위증 다운로드.
We are the children of the world. 2x
We are children of music.
We are the children of the world. 2x
We are children of love.
We are the children of the world. 2x
We don’t want war anymore.
We are the children of the world. 2x

Closing Remarks and Acknowledgements – Rick Joseph, World Sabbath Chair

Closing Song, Waving of Napkins – “Let There Be Peace on Earth” 

Let there be peace on earth
And let it begin with me.
Let there be peace on earth
The peace that was meant to be.
With God as our Father
Brothers all are we.
Let me walk with my brother
In perfect harmony.

Let peace begin with me,
Let this be the moment now 워드 렌즈 다운로드.
With ev’ry step I take
Let this be my solemn vow;
To take each moment and live
Each moment in peace eternally.
Let there be peace on earth
And let it begin with me.

Recessional – 

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