Friday, February 19, 2010

On "Prayers for Haiti": A multi-faith event at New York University

This item was passed on the BV by Stephanie's proud mother Lori. -gw
> TO: Bahai Club @ NYUSUBJECT: "Prayers for Haiti" Multi-Faith Event - Fri 19th 8:30pm (Kimmel 802)

> "...When such a crisis sweeps over the world no person should hope to remain intact. We belong to an organic unit and when one part of the organism suffers all the rest of the body will feel its consequence." -Shoghi Effendi, Bahá'í writings Come and support those affected by the disaster in Haiti by attending the "Prayers for Haiti" Multi-faith Event Friday, Feb. 19th 8:30pm in Kimmel Shorin Auditorium Rm 802.
> The "Prayers for Haiti" Campaign is a university-wide effort to provide spiritual support for those affected by the disaster in Haiti. It takes place one full month after the initial earthquake in Haiti.
> During the "Prayers for Haiti" Week, clubs individually pledged to offer prayers, songs, chants, or other forms of worship on behalf of the Haiti victims.
> This week culminates in a Multi-faith "Prayers for Haiti" event during which individuals or small groups representing different clubs or spiritual communities on campus will share a form of prayer, song, chant or reading to provide spiritual support on behalf of those affected by the Haiti disaster.
> Groups at NYU involved in supporting this initiative include:
> -The Baha'i Club
> -Buddhist Student Association
> -InterVarsity's Asian American Christian Fellowship
> -Catholic Grad Student and Law Student Club
> -Unitarian Universalist Group
> -Ani V'ata
> -Shine
> -Hindu Student Council
> -Latter-Day Saint's Club
> -World Faith Club
> -United for Christ at NYU
> -Hillel
> -Shalhevet: Orthodox Judaism @ NYU
> -Koach: Conservative Judaism @ NYU
> -Kesher: Reform Judaism @ NYU
> -United Sikh Association
> -Campus Crusade for Christ Thank you for supporting those affected by the disaster in Haiti.May our efforts bring comfort to those in need,
> ~Stephanie
> Bahá'í Club President
> "So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth."
> -Bahá’u’lláh, the Bahá'í Writings

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