Organized by a coalition of ecumenical faith and community organizations, Pilgrimage for Peace is open to the public. Participants, adults and children will gather outside Heifer International Village at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock. Walkers will pass the Clinton Presidential Library and the River Market, cross the Junction Bridge to the Beacon of Peace and Hope at 110 Riverfront Drive in North Little Rock, located at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. There, walkers and others will gather for:
A Remembrance Service at 3 p.m. to "mourn the violence committed in our community, nation and world, and to walk together as active peacemakers." The brief service will consist of prayers, reflections from scripture and literature, songs and a reading of the names of all victimes of homicide in Pulaski County during the past year. This is the fourth yeaqr for the Pilgrimage for Peace in what has become an annual event bringing together the community.
Sixty-four faith groups and community organizations sponsored the Pilgrimage for Peace last year.
For more information, call (501)664-1935 or visit www.pilgrimageforpeace.com.