Sunday, December 29, 2013

Citizens for Peace in the Observer

Here's the article in the Sunday, Dec. 29th Observer!
I hope you can join us for all of these great events!

Group offers series on power of nonviolence

The Rev. Rich Peacock will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of Citizens for Peace, 7 p.m.Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Unity of Livonia, 28660 Five Mile, Livonia.
He’ll recommend ways to overcome racism, materialism, and militarism.
The organization offers a workshop in building peaceful relationships, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at a private home in Livonia.  Cost is $45 and includes a vegetarian lunch. Call Rosemary Doyle at 248-476-0791 for more information.
The Citizens for Peace also will commemorate the “Season for Nonviolence” with a three-part series on understanding the power of nonviolence as described in Michael Nagler's book, The Search for a Nonviolent Future: A Promise of Peace for Ourselves, Our Families, and Our World. Each session will include discussion, and viewing short videos or YouTube segments about Nagler's book. The first part, “Understanding the Basics” will be held Feb. 13, 2014. “The Myth and Power of Nonviolence is set for March 13, 2014 and “A Clear Picture of Peace and Compassion” rounds out the series on April 10, 2014. Sessions will run 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Livonia Civic Center Library, 32777 Five Mile, Livonia.
The Season for Nonviolence was co-founded by the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and The Association for Global New Thought, which focuses attention on the philosophy of attaining peace through nonviolent action as demonstrated by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. It was launched in 1998.
To view chapter summaries of Nagler's book, visit; then type in the space bar "The Search for a Nonviolent Future