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Universal Hour of Peace 2011
Discover local events throughout the Midwest
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Every December 31st at 11:30 PM across the midnight hour to January 1st at 12:30 AM in every time zone on the planet, people spend this hour, the Universal Hour of Peace, dedicated to bringing peace to life in their own, determined way. The Universal Hour of Peace has been proclaimed by Governors and Mayors across the United States of America as well as heads of states around the world.
Here's the growing list of events for the 2010-2011 hour.
| ||HELP BUILD PEACE. |
Participate in THE UNIVERSAL HOUR OF PEACE as PROCLAIMED by GOVERNOR PAT QUINN AND MAYOR RICHARD DALEY
What: Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebration.
Who: School of Metaphysics
When: December 31, 2010 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: School of Metaphysics, 5021 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, Illinois 60641
Contact: Diana Kenney
773-427-0155 or email@example.com
Why: You can make a difference. Bring in the New Year by dedicating your thoughts and actions to peace. Create affirmations, light candles, and listen to talks by community and faith leaders on how to be a force for good in the world. Starting at 9:00 p.m., this alcohol-free celebration culminates at midnight with a reading of the Universal Peace Covenant. People around the globe will be joining in a synchronized wave of peace by reading this covenant as the New Year commences where ever they are.
The celebration is being held at the School of Metaphysics at 5021 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, Illinois 60641 from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Contact 773.427.0155 or email Chicago@som.org for more information.
The Universal Hour of Peace was initiated in October of 1995 on the 50th anniversary of the United Nations. Since 1996, people around the world have been welcoming the New Year with thoughts of peace as part of a movement organized by the School of Metaphysics. Click here to read the Universal Peace Covenant. Sponsored by the School of Metaphysics. For more information on this and other events contact the School of Metaphysics in Chicago at Chicago@som.org or call 773-427-0155.
Read an article in this month's Evolving Your Spirit magazine
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WHO: School of Metaphysics
WHAT: New Year's Eve Celebration and Universal Hour of Peace ,
WHEN: Friday, January 31, 2010, 8:00 PM
WHERE: 1009 E. Main, Urbana, IL
Description: Potluck dinner, drumming circle
(bring a drum or percussion instrument)
"A Peace of Art" (Participants may offer songs --- instrumental, vocal or both ---
stories, artwork or poetry that expresses the idea of peace), Candle lighting ceremony
Midnight reading of the Universal Peace Covenant
on the steps of the Champaign County Courthouse in downtown Urbana.
| ||WHO: School of Metaphysics |
WHAT: Universal Hour of Peace Event, "Expressions of Peace" and Universal Peace Covenant Reading
WHEN: Friday, December 31, 2010, 9:00-10:45 PM Write, draw, or paint "What peace means to me...", 10:45-11:45 PM Presentation of "Expressions of Peace", and at midnight a collective reading of the Universal Peace Covenant
WHERE: 5832 Live Oak Street, Dallas, Texas 75214
DESCRIPTION: People from the local community interested in expressing ways in which they can individually manifest peace in their daily lives are invited to gather together at the School of Metaphysics Dallas. Attendees will be encouraged to write, draw, or paint their individual expressions of peace and time will be given for presentations of their creations. At midnight the Universal Peace Covenant will be read around the peace pole erected in the etheric temple in front of the school.
We have created a series of workshop experiences and a special performance
designed to open, each person who is in attendance, to their own
ideal of peace and to give them a chance and forum
to share it with the group and beyond.
8 P.M.-Meet and Greet (Eat)
7 P.M.- The program starts
12 A.M.-Reading of the Universal Peace Covenant
Tulsa School of Metaphysics
429 S. Memorial
| ||School of Metaphysics Cincinnati Branch |
Universal Hour of Peace Event
What: 2nd Annual New Years Eve Peace Walk and Peace Prayer Vigil, Meditation, and Food Following
When: 7:00pm December 31, 2010
Where: From Fountain Square in Cincinnati across the Purple People Bridge to the Peace Bell in Newport, KY and back. Prayer Vigil at the Joyful Life Yoga Studio 1601 Main St.
Bring in the New Year in peaceful thought and action with the Cincinnati School of Metaphysics! Please join us as we walk together, in Peace, from Fountain Square in Cincy across the Ohio River to the Peace Bell in Newport, KY and back.
The Universal Peace Covenant will be read at Fountain Square at 7:00 pm prior to our contemplative adventure. The walk is beautiful and serene, especially across the shimmering Ohio River with our Queen City in the backdrop. The River is a good listener for you to call out your intentions for the upcoming year:) The weather and company will be perfect, just dress warm!
Stay awhile with the good vibes for the Universal Hour of Peace! A Candle lit Peace Vigil & Guided Meditation, Healthy Food and Chocolate will follow starting at 10:30 PM to celebrate the Universal Hour of Peace (11:30pm-12:30am). We will celebrate the Universal Hour of Peace by reciting prayers of peace given by individuals in the community. We will read them aloud and light a single candle for each prayer recited. The purpose for this is to send each prayer of peace into the world and strengthen the collective vision of peace for humanity. All are welcome to participate in this event and we will conclude with a guided meditation. Peace Prayers are now being collected. For location directions, inquiries or to submit prayers for peace, please contact the Cincinnati School of Metaphysics at (513) 821-7353 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Date: December 31st 2010
Time: 8pm to 12:30am
Location: School of Metaphysics
6138 N Hillside Ave
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
| ||Who: Springfield school of Metaphysics |
What: The Universal Hour of Peace Event " Healing you with Peace". Starting the evening off the movie by Louise Hay " You Can Heal Your Life", Lecture and walking candle meditation for peace out to the Peace pole with Universal Peace Covenant reading.
When: December 31st 2010 starting at 6:00pm with movie. Lecture at 8pm. Walking meditation starting at 11:45pm. Reading of peace covenant at the peace pole at 12:00am
Where: 2009 North Douglas Ave , Springfield MO 65803
Description: A inspiring movie by Louise hay "You can heal your life" starting the evening events. Followed by a interactive lecture on "Healing with Peace" by Jillian Schaffer starting at 8pm. Those attending will learn ways in which the school of metaphysics is active in spreading the awareness off peace around the world ,while inspiring individuals to heal themselves and the world. We will have activities following this were one can be apart of understanding that peace is what we here to learn and give to each other. At 11:30pm preparation for the Peace walk will begin with the lighting of a candle and focused prayer for peace. singing "one voice" we will walk to the peace pole with our candles , and form a circle there offer our prayers for peace to the universe, at 12:00 am midnight we will begin the reading of the Universal Peace Covenant.
| ||WHO: School of Metaphysics |
WHAT: Universal Hour of Peace Event, "What Peace Means to Me" Lecture and Universal Peace Covenant Meditation Observance
WHEN: Friday, January 31, 2010, 6:00 PM Lecture, 8:30-11:30 PM Meditation Observance, & Midnight reading of the Universal Peace Covenant at the Iowa State Capital Western Steps
WHERE: 3715 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
DESCRIPTION: A lecture, "What Peace Means to Me," will be given at the School of Metaphysics. Those in attendance will learn what peace is and articulate and write down their understanding of it for permanent, artistic display on the front porch of the School of Metaphysics in Des Moines, IA. From 8:30-11:30 PM, meditation will be observed with reading of the Universal Peace Covenant every half hour (please enter and leave the meditation experience during these intervals). During the actual Universal Hour of Peace, the Peace Covenant will be taken to the streets and people will be invited to read the Covenant with School of Metaphysics students at midnight on the western steps of the Iowa State Capital building.
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