Sunday for Peace and Caribbean Day - 22 May 2011

Orthodox participants at the IEPC

Orthodox representatives from various countries after the first Eastern Orthodox liturgy ever celebrated in Jamaica.

Jamaican steel drums

The Bethel Steel Orchestra played during the ecumenical prayer service for peace.

Ecumenical prayer

The Rev. Dr Burchell K. Taylor, vice president of the Baptist World Alliance, preached during the ecumenical prayer for peace.

Celebrating Caribbean-style

In Jamaica, praising God involves body and soul, the IEPC participants learned during the ecumenical celebration.

Youth participants and stewards

Open discussion on youth participation in the life of the WCC and planning youth engagement in the preparation process of the 10th WCC Assembly.

“Streetlight – The Musical”

In the evening IEPC participants were treated to a musical show on overcoming violence.

“Streetlight – The Musical”

The show featured the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica and artists from the Gen Rosso project.

“Streetlight – The Musical”

The performance had been prepared by the Gen Rosso team with youth from violence-ridden quarters of Kingston during the IEPC.

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