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Where can you hear Christian rap, chanting of texts from the Qur'an, original Jewish peace songs, and gospel music all in one place? "Traditions of Peace: Uniting in Song" offers this unique opportunity on Sunday, October 2nd, 4:00 -5:30pm at the First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road (corner of Embarcadero) in Palo Alto.
The program will feature “Chaos Theory,” a Christian rap group from Walls of Faith Ministries in East Palo Alto, the recitation of Islamic poetry, and the Covenant Community Gospel Choir led by the Rev. Dr. Isaiah Jones, Jr. (composer and performer of "God has Smiled on Me"). Jewish women from Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto will lead songs for peace on the guitar. Musicians from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic parish will rock the house with songs calling for justice and love. Br. AbdulRahman Awadalla will chant passages from the Qur'an (the Islamic sacred text) in Arabic and English. The program is free and everyone is welcome.