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To Pittsburgh With Love: A Community Vigil  

An Invitation to Respond to Suffering with Love & Compassion  

~ Featuring a message of hope from Rabbi Ted Falcon of Seattle (original/new video footage)  

~ Mourn our losses, grieve, and support one another  

~ Gather as community with words, music, listening, & silences  

~ Respond with compassion in the face of violence, hatred, discrimination, and terror 

~ Light a candle of hope    

~ Easy-to-learn Hebrew song and chant (option to participate or listen)  

Presenter, host, and guide: the Rev. Andrew Twiddy  

Tuesday Nov 6th, 2018, 4.00 pm  

at St. Edmund’s Anglican Church, 407 Wembley Rd, Parksville  

The Rev Andrew Twiddy is the Rector (pastor) of the Anglican Parish of St. Anne & St. Edmund, Parksville. He was participating in a program of the Three Interfaith Amigos from Seattle (Rabbi Ted, Imam Jamal, and Pastor Don) at the Bethlehem Centre in Nanaimo, at the time of the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh (October 27).  In the spirit of the Three Amigos, Andrew promotes the values of love, compassion, and unity as a basis for inter-spiritual co-operation and understanding through the program Spirituality Beyond Borders. Andrew has a degree in Biblical and Classical Hebrew from Glasgow University, Scotland, and as a vocalist and keyboard & guitar musician, he he has taught Hebrew in word and song for many years to seminary students and in other community contexts.