Interfaith Memorial Day Service to honor civilian, military war dead

Interfaith Paths to Peace will host its 28th annual Interfaith Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. May 28 at Highland Presbyterian Church, 1011 Cherokee Road.

The interfaith gathering will honor civilian as well as military casualties in all wars that have involved the United States. The service will include prayers, readings, reflections and music and the reciting of the International Peace Prayer by youth representing the world’s religions.

The traditional “Litany of Battles” will be read by Mitzi Friedlander with musical accompaniment by Nancy and Sam Harris with John Gage.

Among the interfaith service’s co-sponsors are Baha’is of Louisville, Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, Drepung Gomang Institute, the Friends Meeting of Louisville, Highland Presbyterian Church, the Hindu Temple of Kentucky, Independent Muslims of Louisville, the Islamic Cultural Center of Louisville, the Kentucky Council of Churches, St. Agnes and St. William churches, and the Louisville Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

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