24 April 2019

Walking. Morningside Gardens.
Kantus De Apacheta – K’antu Ensemble
Eunice Two-Step – Beausoleil
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me – Gladys Knight & The Pips
It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me – Billy Joel
Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – The Beatles
Dragonfly – Ziggy Marley
Disappointment – The Cranberries
Stor Mo Chroi – The Chieftains with Bonnie Raitt
Pray You Catch Me – Beyonce
The Ball – Once on This Island
So Excited – Stevie Ray Vaughn
Each Other – Kelly Rowland
Blues in the Night – Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson
Born as Ghosts – Rage Against the Machine
Words – Joan Armatrading
Gone at Last – Paul Simon

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4.27 People’s Peace Chain in New York: For peace on the Korean peninsula!

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On April 27, 2018, the Inter-Korean Summit opened the door to peace on the Korean peninsula between North and South Korea. On April 27, 2019, the people of South Korea and Korean-Americans of the New York metropolitan area will come together for the final push to obtain peace. Half a million Koreans in South Korea will gather across the country to participate in the People’s Peace Chain action, covering the entire line of the Demilitarized Zone to wish for harmony and to promote peace on the Korean peninsula. With the same goal for peace in mind, we have organized community members and formed the “Committee for 4.27 Min (People) + Peace People’s Chain Action.”

The peace process on the Korean Peninsula will not be achieved through slow inter-governmental negotiations alone. It must be fostered by people with a collective history who have the incentive and drive to chart the course of our future together. We will usher an age of renewed trust and harmony as we put forth our desire to create a powerful and lasting peace. The People’s Peace Chain will be created with all of this in mind on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 in front of the United Nations, where we will be joining hands connecting the Permanent Mission of both North and South Korea to the United Nations. On the same day, 500000 people in South Korea will create a People’s Peace Chain of three hundred and twenty miles along the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea, which has been a steadfast symbol of distrust and conflict on the Korean peninsula.

A dream that is dreamt by many becomes reality. Join the ‘4.27 People’s Peace Chain Action’. Join hands in front of the UN and make the dream for a future peace reality!

Who can participate?

• Anyone who wishes for the peace on the Korean peninsula

When and Where to meet

• April 27th, Saturday at 1PM
• Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza (2nd Ave and 47th St)
• Please wear a blue top if you can.

How to Join:

• When you arrive, please register and receive a souvenir at the information desk that will be located inside the Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza.
• Write a peace message on the message board, which will be delivered to the Permanent Mission of both North and South Korea.
• Enjoy cultural performances and participate in a rally wishing for the peace on the Korean Peninsula.
• After the rally, everyone will move to the area under the guidance of the Marshall Team to create a People’s Peace Chain.
• Join hands to create ‘4.27 People’s Peace Chain’ from the Permanent Mission of South Korea to the Permanent Mission of North Korea!

To support with donations
• Make a check payable to: NY NUAC
• Mail to:
Woori Church of New York
53-71 72nd Place. Maspeth, NY 11378

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23 April 2019

Walking. Morningside Gardens
Mighty Trucks of Midnight – Bruce Cockburn
Cripple Creek Ferry – Neil Young
Antonio – Bruon Toro
St. Anne’s Reele/Cricket on the Hearth – John McCutcheon
Twenty Years Ago – Eric Bogle
Cold on the Shoulder – Tony Rice
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations
Pili Mi Ka’i Manu – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Fisherman – Badfinger
Young Woman’s Blues – Bessie Smith
Mozart: Piano Sonata #11 in A, K 331 Rondo Alla Turca – Marian Pivka
Itche Koutche – Angelique Kidjo
New Beginning – Tracy Chapman
Bitter Root – Indigo Girls
NN – Los Miserables

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Purple flowers, Morningside Gardens 41

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20 March 2019
Manhattan, New York

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Earth Day and people of faith

“As stewards of the earth, humans are called by God to live sustainably and work toward creation care. We all have a part to play. This Earth Day, how will you live out God’s call?”
Check out Grace Ji-Sun Kim’s reflection on Earth Day (April 22).

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Purple flowers, Morningside Gardens 40

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20 March 2019
Manhattan, New York

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Purple flowers, guest collection #88

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Photo by Martha Brown
15 April 2019
Santa Monica, California

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