Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Bahá'í Community of Palo Alto
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Mountain View Buddhist Temple
  • Palo Alto Buddhist Temple
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Social Action Committee of the Redwood City Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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Sept 11 Multifaith Peace Picnic & Prayer Service

American Muslim Voice Foundation and Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice
Annual Multifaith Peace Picnic and Prayer Service
Saturday, September 11, 5:45-8:15pm
King Plaza, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto

Let us unite to honor the victims of 9/11, their families, and first responders as we strive to transform this tragic day into one of peace and community building.

CLICK HERE to register on Eventbrite to join the event in person.
CLICK HERE to register on Zoom to join the gathering virtually.
After registering you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting on Zoom.
Registration for in-person or virtual participation is very important this year!

As is our annual tradition, American Muslim Voice hosts this multifaith gathering as our MVPJ Peaceful Presence.

All public health recommendations for COVID safety at the time of the event will be followed, including dinner service. Please note:
1) Everyone is asked to wear a mask.
2) Chairs will be spread out for individuals or small groups to eat at a safe distance.
3) Dinner will be served in boxes. (No lines. No one breathing on your food but you!)
4) In-person attendance will be limited. (So PLEASE REGISTER to attend in person on this Eventbrite link!)

6-6:40 - Dinner and Sowing the Seeds of Friendship
6:45-8:15 - Multifaith Prayers for Peace and Program

Click here to RSVP on the Eventbrite to join the gathering in person! This helps in planning, and will also let us contact you with public health updates. You can join virtually if you prefer. Zoom registration coming soon!

This event is free and open to all. Please circulate this link to our congregations and other contacts.

Sponsors include American Muslim Voice, Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice, CA State Senator Dave Cortese, and many other congregations, organizations and individuals. If you or your community would like to become a cosponsor, contact American Muslim Voice founder, Samina Sundas, at  

Consider marking the entire day by starting with a service project! See 2021 Mid-Peninsula's National Day of Service and Remembrance: Reconnect - Remember - Renew (sponsored by Youth Community Service) for a wonderful and wide variety of service opportunities. Then come to King Plaza to end the day with a community picnic and multifaith prayer gathering!

Together we can build an inclusive, harmonious and peaceful world.

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