Interfaith pilgrimage through Surrey this weekend

16-kilometre walk takes place on final day of United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week.

The Surrey Interfaith Pilgrimage takes place on Feb. 7. The 16.3-kilometre route starts at the Thien Ton Buddhist Temple (17192 96 Ave.) at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is provided at the Laxmi Narayana Hindu Mandir (8321 140 St.) between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The Pilgrimage concludes with dinner provided by Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara (7050 120 St.) Rest, water and washroom stops are available along the route at Northwood United Church, Canadian Singh Sabha Gurdwara and Surrey Jamea Muslim Masjid.

There is no fee to participate.

Pilgrims are welcome to join in at any point along the way, or to simply participate in the start, lunch or dinner stops.

Pilgrims should be physically fit enough to walk whatever distance they choose to complete.

The event is part of World Interfaith Harmony Week –  designated by the United Nations as a time when diverse religious, spiritual and secular groups around the world come together to promote and affirm peace and harmony in their communities.

For complete and up-to-date information, visit http://bit.ly/1lCSDgp or email Connie Waterman at connie.waterman@gmail.com

 

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