We invite you to gather with us on Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00pm to observe the International Day of Peace with a meditative Taizé prayer service.
"Singing is one of the most essential elements of worship. Short songs, repeated again and again, give it a meditative character. Using just a few words they express a basic reality of faith, quickly grasped by the mind. As the words are sung over many times, this reality gradually penetrates the whole being. Meditative singing thus becomes a way of listening to God. It allows everyone to take part in a time of prayer together and to remain together in attentive waiting on God, without having to fix the length of time too exactly." More: Taizé Chanting
International Day of Prayer for Peace
This day is observed by the United Nations as a day to pause and pray, and to be inspired to seek an end to violence throughout our hurting world. We will draw from a meditative liturgy for the day adapted from a service in the UK that offers both a call to prayer and a call to action. We invite all in Fort Collins to attend in this timely prayer service, work to overcome pervasive violence and strive to be effective peacemakers in our community. International Day of Prayer for Peace