Observing Remembrance Day & Veterans' Week at 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE
Abbotsford Interfaith Movement

Observing Remembrance Day & Veterans' Week at 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE

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This event took place in November 2023.

Spiritual Path to Awakening (SPA) & the Abbotsford Interfaith Movement (AIM) welcome the community to a special edition of 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE to Observe Remembrance Day & Veterans' Week at 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE. A joyus 15-minute event in the heart of Abbotsford. 

Join us from 12:15pm - 12:30pm at the International Friendship Garden, located behind the Abbotsford Clearbrook Library. We will gather beneath the Golden Tree monument for ‘15 MINUTES FOR PEACE’: a few moments of mindful focus & peace building. Retired Military Chaplain, Art Turnbull, will lead us in reflection, remembering, and expressing gratitude.

Event: Observing Remembrance Day & Veterans' Week at 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Time: 12:15pm - 12:30pm 

Location: The International Friendship Garden (32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford)

FREE & no pre-registration required!

This event is open to all members of the community, no experience necessary. RAIN OR SHINE! We encourage attendees to dress/prepare accordingly for the weather. 

The International Friendship Garden is located behind the Clearbrook Library at 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, V2T 6N4. Free, limited parking is available onsite in the parkade behind the courthouse (entry off of Veterans Way, between the courthouse and The Reach Gallery). 

About Art Turnbull of AIM:  

Art Turnbull is a retired Anglican Priest and Military Chaplain. Art is a native British Columbian but has worked and served in nearly all parts of Canada over 60 plus years. In Abbotsford Art has been a volunteer in several city activities, a contributor to parish life in the local Anglican Church of Canada (St. Matthew Parish), is a founding member of Abbotsford Interfaith Movement (AIM), and keeps fit by walking and talking.

Art is the AIM lead for the 15 MINUTES FOR PEACE which takes place every Tuesday at 12:15 to 12:30pm. at the International Friendship Garden on George Ferguson Way. This time is dedicated to focussing on what peace may be, is a time out for a weekly sharing in serenity, a momentary reminder that love is needed to heal the world. The focus is quite aware that this little effort may seem small but contributes to a huge worldwide movement. 

To learn more about the weekly ‘15 MINUTES FOR PEACE’ initiative, visit the separate listing on the SPA website HERE and watch weekly recap reels on the SPA Instagram

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