- March 10, 2020
-- In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada's faith leaders from various traditions will join together to pray for God's mercy concerning worldwide outbreak of coronavirus, its victims and their loved ones, and care providers, in Reno on March 15.
This unique multi-faith Service will include prayers by Christian (various denominations)
, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha'i, Native American, Pagan, etc., religious leaders. It is coordinated by religious statesman Rajan Zed and senior Greek Orthodox priest Stephen R. Karcher.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, urges religious leaders worldwide to organize multi-faith prayers displaying their unity and whole-hearted support in the international fight against coronavirus, and seeking divine mercy to halt its spread.
We strongly believe that all-powerful and all-loving God will listen when He will see his children, from seriously different traditions, coming together to pray for the common good of the local and world community, Rajan Zed adds.
All are welcome to attend this multi-faith prayer service (which will include an Atheist speaker also) at Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive, Reno; on Sunday, March 15; starting 11:30 am.