Peace Sunday – Nov 11th, 2018

Peace Sunday, is a way to broaden the community conversation of what it means to work for peace. This year Peace Sunday falls on Nov 11th (the same day as Remembrance Day).

At The Commons Gathering (Sun. Nov. 11th at 4:30pm) we will have a moment of silence for people who have sacrificed their lives for peace. As a church that values creative peace and is seeking to learn how to be peacemakers we also want to widen the remembrance to people who have worked and sacrificed for peace. We want to have a moment of silence for:

  • Civil Rights Activists
  • Christian Peacemakers
  • Catholic Workers
  • Peace Activists and more,
  • in addition to people who have served in the Military.

For our learning component this year we will be using the new album by Hip Hop artist Shad. It is called “A Short Story About A War.”

You may want to take a little time over the next couple weeks to give the album a listen. Here is the Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/album/3H838yGtnwjCLEz0nOQ4kO

If you want to take this a step further, Shad will be speaking at Eucharist Church about the album on Thur Nov 8 at 7:30pm ($10 at the door). Here is the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/275707653056708/

If you don’t get a chance to listen to the album or Hip Hop is not your thing, that is totally OK. We will listen to a couple of the songs with the Lyrics printed out on Peace Sunday. Just thought some people might appreciate a head start.


PEACE SUNDAY with THE COMMONS

Sunday November 11th, 4:30pm (coffee served at 4pm)

LOCATION:
Community Room of St. John’s Lutheran Church
104 Hughson St. N.
(Downtown Hamilton on the corner of Wilson & Hughson).
Enter through the front door on Wilson St.

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Everyone is welcome.

PARKING:
Street parking is free on Sundays.
Their is also free parking on Sundays right beside Dr. Disc on Wilson & James St.

 

Story / Song / Supper with Jon Corbin

A community Potluck & House Show with The Commons.
Bring some food to share and listen to the Music & Stories of Jon Corbin.

Jon Corbin (formerly known as The Runaway) is a Canadian hip-hop & spoken word artist with lyrical themes of faith, love, family, social justice, and personal growth. Corbin is a veteran artist who has quietly carved a niche in Canada’s hip-hop community, collaborating with multiple Polaris Music Prize nominee Shad, Juno Award winner Caroline Brooks of The Good Lovelies, and many other revered emcees on both sides of the border. Over the past 12 years, Jon has performed on stages big and small, providing a dynamic show that represents the basic tenets of hip-hop: peace, love, unity, and having fun! Jon lives in Milton, Ontario with his wife and five children.

Story / Song / Supper
6pm – Sun. April. 29th
128 Hughson St. N.

COST: This is a FREE EVENT but bring some money to buy a CD or give a tip to musician.

All Ages Show // Everyone Welcome.
Accessible entrance at the back of the building.
Lots of Free parking in our lot and on the street.

Facebook Event Page: Click Here