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International Peace Day

  • Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church 1500 West Maryland Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85015 United States (map)

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Join Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest to celebrate International Peace Day at this multi-generation event and create a culture of peace in our community. Click here for more info.

Come for 30 minutes or for three hours. Families and community members will be able to engage in a variety of stations including:

  • Participate in 30-minute Family Yoga sessions – every half-hour starting at 3:00 p.m.

  • Engage in Peace Story Telling

  • Assemble kindness cards for community members

  • Create your own peace story

  • Embellish rocks for our peace rock garden

Locations

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Family Resource Center: East Mesa, 612 S. Ellsworth, Mesa, AZ on the campus of Our Savior's Lutheran Church

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Family Resource Center: Phoenix, 1500 W. Maryland, Phoenix, AZ 85015 on the campus of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

For more information, to volunteer or questions please call Jannelle at 602-714-0078.