Source: patch.com | By Linda McMillian
ALPHARETTA, MILTON, ROSWELL, Ga.— Georgia representatives from twenty different world religions took part in the 15th Atlanta Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration to promote religious harmony, world peace and charity. The theme for this year’s gathering was “Are We Our Brother’s Keepers?”
Speakers representing Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and other faith communities spoke to the approximately 1,000 member audience in attendance on November 21st.
Abbady noted, “The Atlanta Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration is the epitome of what Atlanta really looks like. Hundreds of people from all backgrounds and faiths, gathering to sing, laugh, reflect, and break bread. They gather because of their differences, not in spite of them.”
Participants this year include representatives from:
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Art of Living Foundation
Baha’i Faith Center – Marietta East… continue reading at patch.com
I wrote the article that this link is supposed to lead to. The link has been removed and I would like to give you an active link to the story: https://patch.com/georgia/alpharetta/umbrellas-desert.
This was an important event and included most major world religions. I was honored to be part of it and to write about it.
ok, thanks for the link.
Thanks for the link, Linda. I have updated the source & redirection link to the story.
Thank you, Salma. I am so glad you were able to get the word out about this important annual effort!
We’re all for peace, Linda, and want to promote interfaith harmony #LoveForAll #HatredForNone