The Progressive Interfaith Alliance, a group of faith communities and clergy in the Cape Henlopen School District, will hold its sixth annual interfaith community program to Remember the Holocaust Sunday, April 27. The program, which is free and open to the community, will begin at 4 p.m. at the Metropolitan Community Church, 19369 Plantation Road, Lewes.
This moving observance will include prayers of remembrance and hope, memorials and a candle-lighting ceremony. After the Holocaust, communities of faith around the world vowed never to forget the horror and terror of the Nazi era. On April 27, communities of faith will remember and honor the 6 million Jews and the other 5 million from a variety of ethnicities and cultures who perished in the Holocaust.
PIA members include: Beth Cohen, Seaside Jewish Community; Carlyle Gill, St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Keith Goheen, Beebe Healthcare; Mark Harris, St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Elizabeth Kaeton, Pat Loughlin, Epworth United Methodist Church; Dusty Pruitt, Metropolitan Community Church and Safe Harbor United Church of Christ; and David Risseeuw, Beebe Healthcare. Additional members are Jeffrey Ross, St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Marilyn Sanders; Michael Smith, Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware; Vicky Starnes, Epworth United Methodist Church; Lara Stroud, All Saints' Episcopal Church and St. George's Chapel; and Max Wolf, All Saints' Episcopal Church and St. George's Chapel.
For more information contact Beth Cohen at 302-858-2374.