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Annual Peace Service in the Banqueting Room at Leeds City Hall - October 2014 - Candle-lighters, readers and performers with the Chair of Leeds Peacelink, Councillor David Blackburn (click on the picture to enlarge it)

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Candles were lit from the World Peace Flame on behalf of the Baha'i, Buddhist, Brahma Kumari, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan and Sikh communities, and there was a reading from each of these faiths. The Councillor lit a candle on behalf of all the people of Leeds. An audience of about 100 people shared in prayers and words of commitment to peace and justice. Sikh musicians performed sacred music from their own tradition.

 

 

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Students from City of Leeds Academy read poetry and performed a dance

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Jasdeep Singh Dagun and his tabla-playing friend performed Sikh music

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Councillor David Blackburn looking at the Peace Cloth which was sewn by the Concord Women's Piece-ing Group

 

2013 Walk of Friendship (Click on a picture to enlarge it) Click here for a slideshow

 

Friends' Meeting HouseQuaker Meeting

Shia Muslim CentreShia Centre

United Hebrew Congregation Synagoguesynagogue

 

The Peter Bell Memorial Lecture 2013 (Click on a picture to enlarge it)

 

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Concord is one of the oldest interfaith groups in the UK, founded over 30 years ago. It exists to foster friendship, trust, tolerance, understanding and co-operation among members of the faith communities of multi-cultural Leeds.

The group also works closely with the Leeds Faith Forum
and is affiliated to the national Interfaith Network for the UK.
Concord is a registered Charity with a secretary, treasurer and executive committee.
Some of the faiths Concord brings together:
Baha'is, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Pagans, Sikhs and others.



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September 2013 Newsletter

April 2013 Newsletter

Peter Bell Memorial Lecture 2013

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