First Congregational-UCC 1701 SW Collins will dedicate their peace pole on Saturday, October 27, 2007. The speakers will include Imam Omar Hazim from the Islamic Center of Topeka and Bill Beachy from the Topeka Center for Peace and Justice.
The presentation will take place at 10:00 a.m. and all interested parties are invited to attend. Interfaith of Topeka is encouraging faith groups around Topeka to join together planting peace poles throughout the community.
(There will be a pancake breakfast the same morning from 8-11:00 for the Don Hough Memorial. Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, sausage, oatmeal, coffee and fruit juice will be served. $5 adults, $2.50 children 12 and under. While this is not officially a part of the peace pole dedication it will be good food for a good cause for anyone interested. Proceeds will benefit Christian Education)