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Welcoming the Golden Rule, Exploring its Significance

Mon June 19, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

The 39-foot sailboat Golden Rule is sailing the coast of New England during June to alert us to the need for a world without  nuclear weapons.

In 1958, an intrepid crew of Quaker peace activists sailed the Golden Rule to the South Pacific, to try to “get in the way” of massive nuclear tests the U.S. was planning there. They were arrested in Honolulu, but they left a lasting legacy.

Now, a new crew from Veterans for Peace is using this historic ship to campaign against the madness of nuclear weapons.  They will be in Boston June 18-21.

Monday, June 19, 2023

Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

5:30 pm Reception and Dinner

7:00 pm Hybrid Program.  The 7:00 program can also be viewed remotely by Zoom. You must register here to receive the code.

— Screening of “Making Waves”, 25 minute documentary about the peace sailboat, Golden Rule

— Presentations by and discussion with Golden Rule project members Helen Jaccard and Gerry Condon

— Music by Dean Stevens

Parking discount vouchers available at Community Church of Boston for Back Bay Garage—more information coming.

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All Are Welcome ~ Donations are Appreciated!   Funds are needed for meals, lodgings, publicity, logistics, upkeep on the vessel, and to repair the roof of the Community Church.    Click to register for the event and/or donate.   Sponsored by Veterans for Peace, Community Church of Boston, and Massachusetts Peace Action.

See background information on the Golden Rule’s voyage and view other activities planned during her visit to Boston.


View other activities planned during the Golden Rule‘s visit to Boston.

Details

Date:
Mon June 19, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Community Church of Boston
Email
info@communitychurchofboston.org
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Venue

Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
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Phone
(617) 266-6710
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