Bahai News - ECUMENICAL SERVICE MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY 16-Jun-95

ECUMENICAL SERVICE MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY
OF UNITED NATIONS TO BE TELEVISED

by Jerry L. Van Marter

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Vision Interfaith Satellite Network (VISN), co-founded by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), will televise an ecumenical worship service celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations on June 25th.

The live telecast will be carried by the Faith & Values Channel from 7 to 8 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Princess Margaret of Great Britain and Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa are the among the world leaders who will participate in the service at Grace Episcopal Cathedral in San Francisco. Representatives of 44 world religions are planning to attend.

The U.N. Charter was signed in San Francisco in June 1945.

Participating musical groups, reflecting the religious and cultural diversity of the participants, include the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Baha'i World Choir of Northern California, the Interfaith Choir of San Francisco, the Temple Emanu-El Choir of San Francisco, the Tongan Traditional Interfaith Choir and the Sikh Dharma Choir.

Those wishing to watch the program should check their local television listings or call their local cable company.


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