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The third week of September is the annual World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI). This week is a time for people of faith to join together in worship and prayer in support of an end to the occupation of Palestine. WWPPI calls on its participants to work for an end to the occupation, so that Palestinians and Israelis can finally live in peace. Learn more about this issue at Unsettling Goods: Choose Peace in Palestine and Israel.

Worship Ideas

Peace in Palestine and Israel Worship Service (31.85 KB): Link to a video worship service to support peace and help us keep the people of Palestine in our prayers.

Related Material

12 Faces of Hope (132.63 KB): Meet 12 people with different backgrounds sharing their hopes for justice and peace in the Holy Land.
Online Prayer Service - World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel: The theme for this service is “Creative Solidarity in Common Fragility,” and the WCC is inviting member churches and all people of good will to attend the service online to hear prayers, songs, and Biblical readings that reflect on the vital importance of realizing peace in the region.
Prayer for Peace with Justice in Israel/Palestine (25.8 KB): A prayer inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth: Kairos Palestine, section 3.
The Wall (30.12 KB): A WWPPI prayer by Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem.