World Religion Day was celebrated locally with a three hour program at All Souls Unitarian Universalist church, Shreveport, Louisiana on January 21, 2001. The local event was conceived by the Baha'i's of Shreveport to coincide with the national World Religion Day observance conceived by the Baha'i's of the U.S.
12 faiths were represented during the observance. Among these were First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Baha'i, Buddhist, Hinduism, the Islamic faith, Judaism, Moslem, Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, St. Georges Orthodox, Taoism, Unitarian Universalists and Unity Church.
Over 150 people attended the event filling the sanctuary and hallways. Fellowship Hall was filled with happy listeners of the musical group, Horizon from the Baha'i Community of Ouachita Parish. There was an abundance of ethnic foods from the various religious traditions as well. All said they had a wonderful time and felt a great energy of goodwill throughout the event. Alla'h-u-Abha', Peace, Shalom.
Celebrated Sunday, January 21, 2001 at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Shreveport Louisiana.
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