World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated by A Better Community for ALL Pakistan on 4th February 2013 at ABC4ALL School with Students of the School. Photo link on Face Book:https://www.facebook.com/
Our purpose is to foster peace and reconciliation by promoting interfaith dialogue. We also aim to maximize charitable contributions on both a local and a global scale.
A Better Community for All Pakistan (ABC4ALL) was launched on Global Love Day in 2008. As a Cooperation Circle, we have organized community meetings to inform women and children in our community about URI's Preamble, Purpose and Principles. We have also met with other faith communities to dialogue and celebrate worldwide events like International Day of Peace and World Interfaith Harmony Week. Our participation in World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013 was particularly successful. To celebrate this occasion, Muslim and Christian school children and teachers came together to eat, pray, and share songs and poems about harmony, love, and peace.
Reports of International Day of Peace Activities 2014:
On September 21, 2014 Sunday the International Day of Peace Celebrated by the at The Central Cathedral Praying Hands Church, Lahore, Pakistan with Collaboration of "A Better Community for All Pakistan-URI Cooperation Circle" and members of Youth Peace Revolution-CC. Pastor Emmanuel Khokhar announce in beginning of Sunday service. Today besides our Sunday routine service we are celebrating the International Day Church Choir sings peace songs and Pastor Emmanuel Khokhar gave very touching message from the Holy Bible. Mr. Yuel Bhatti read from Holy Bible and explain the history of International Day of Peace and reflect the peace and harmony work of URI Pakistan and said that the congregation of The Central Cathedral Praying Hands Church is very unique mostly celebrate the International Days and this is not first time we are celebrating the International Day of Peace.The theme of IDP 2014 is THE RIGHT OF PEOPLES TO PEACE and also quite the message of UN Secretary General. The members of A better Community for All Pakistan-CC and Youth Peace Revolution-CC sing two peace songs led by Mr. Amir and Miss Saira Pari which were inspiring and time indeed. Yuel also thanks the Pastor Emmanuel and Pastoral Committee for the celebration of IDP 2014 in the Church. Mr. Aqueel Khan led peace prayer. It was also pledged everybody in the church that they recite the universal Prayer at 12:00 noon daily and will spread the message of: May Peace Prevail on Earth! & May Peace prevail in Pakistan!
On Sunday 28th September 2014 the Global Mission Awareness-CC and A Better Community for All Pakistan-CC Celebrated the International Day of Peace with the congregation of International Gospel Mission at Church and Church Ground, Dilkhusha, Lahore. Rev. Dr. Marqus Fida announced that today we are celebrating the International Day of Peace 2014 and gave powerful message of peace and its need and quoted many references from the holy Bible and Mr. Yuel Bhatti reflect the importance of International Day of Peace.After the routine Sunday Worship service the entire congregation gathered in the Lawn of Church where the Peace Pole is erected few year back holding banner and ply card prepared by the Teacher and students of ABC4ALL School. Miss Anum Riaz Teacher of ABC4ALL School and Miss Joyce Fida, Comparer of 7Star TV recite the Peace Prayer of St. Assai along with all participants. Rev. Nayyab Jamal Said that our congregation is unique and they are the part of the Peace Promoter under the Leadership of Rev. Marqus Fida and we are the Let us “BE THE PEACE” peace begins with I families. We have to put our share for noble cause.
Mrs. Yasmin Fida, Women Coordinator of Global Mission Awareness-CC express her view about the peace and harmony she said, every mother can be the Model of peace and they are. She also stress about the importance of education as “Education is Best toll for peace “we have the rights of peace.
Mr. Yuel Bhatti, Coordinator of A better Community for All Pakistan said every year we celebrate the IDP as announced by the UN. I am happy that the Congregation of IGM participated he reflect on theme and the message of UN Secretary General. Fr. James Channan OP sent best wishes for the program.
Rev. Marqus Fida, Coordinator/Chairman of the Global Mission Awareness said, in the present situation we have to put our share in peace process. There are certain news we watch on TV for violence but we hoped that one day we will see sustainable peace in Pakistan and worldwide. We also spread peace through Seven Star TV special program "PEACE MAKER" Prayer is powerful tool of every things. May Peace Prevail on Earth and May Peace Prevail in Pakistan.
On 27th September 2014 ABC4All School and Youth Peace Revolution-CC Celebrated the UN International Day of Peace by the Students and Teachers and members of Youth Peace Revolution-CC with great zeal and enthusiasm. The guests were welcome by garlanded Mr. Yuel Bhatti reflect about the International Day of Peace. It is our tradition that A Better community for All Pakistan-CC always celebrated the IDP. The theme of this year of IDP is "THE RIGHT OF PEOPLE TO PEACE" means that every people who live in slums, remote or Posh area are the the right of Peace. Today we are celebrating the IDP 2014 with collaboration of Youth Peace Revolution-CC and mostly they visit and join in our program. Mrs. Parveen Senior teacher explain about the activities of School beside of General education. Miss Ruby recite the Peace prayer of St. Francis Assisi and all participants join in the prayers. Mr. Amir Khokhar second contact person of Youth Peace Revolution -CC reflect and said how the peace is necessary for our present environments specially in our country. These children are our future. Mr. Sheer Khan said that I am very much impressed with IDP program. The Teachers, students of school and members of Youth Peace Revolution-CC sing marvelous peace songs and recite the peace poem.
The Students presents two tabuelo/Drama reflecting the Harmony, peace, women and children rights for peace and love and reflecting that Education is best tool for Peace around the Peace Pole. Miss Saira Pari teacher of school recite peace poem and Miss Anum Riaz prepared beautiful peace ply cards. The Principal, Yuel Bhatti thanks all the students and guest for their wonderful presentation. All Children and guests were entertained with refreshments. In this school Muslim and Christian children getting their study togather at remote area.
Dar-Ul-Hakmit (Education Center), Ferozepur Road, Lahore celebrated the International Day of Peace 2014 with Great Spirit of peace. Mrs. Marriyam Sarfraz, Director, Dar-ul-Hakmit (Education Center) welcome all the Guests, parents and students of the school. Mr. Yuel Bhatti, Principal A.B.C. For All School was the Guest of honor with other guests. She presented flower to the guests. She started the program with Peace Prayer and presents the documentary presentation on the Multimedia which was very much informative for the students and all. When the International Day of Peace Started and it history. The students of Education Center present very touching and inspiring "Aaman ki Ashaha" Second part of the program conducted by Mr. Yuel Bhatti. He reflects the message of UN Secretary General, Ban-Ki-Moon and also explains about the theme of IDP 2014. Mr. Yuel emphasis about the work of URI and it networking in Youth, Children, women and all walks of life. It is so important that the interfaith peace and harmony mission/vision be introduced in School level as Madam Marriam doing a lot. She is really Ambassador of Peace. May God Bless her and her staff. All who participated are the peace lover people/students. While introducing the URI Pakistan and Dedication of Fr. Dr. James Channan OP. He present the URI Magazine Umang and Book “Path of Love” to the Director of the School. ABC4ALL School staff sings two peace songs. All participants admired the entire program very much.
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