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42nd annual Conference and Multifaith Service for Peace planned


The 42nd Annual Conference and Multifaith Service for Peace, sponsored by the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) and co-sponsored by 33 religious and civic groups in the region, will take place Sunday, Nov. 13.

Rabbi David Saperstein will preach for the Multifaith Service for Peace at 11 a.m. at Princeton University Chapel. All are welcome to attend in person or via livestream at

For 40 years, Sapperstein was director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He subsequently served as U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom during the Obama Administration.

Faith leaders from a wide range of major world religions will co-lead the liturgy. The service is free and open to the public; a free-will offering to support CFPA’s ongoing work will be received.

The afternoon Conference for Peace is from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Those attending must pre-register at the page on to receive a zoom participant link, and must do so by noon on Friday, Nov. 11. Regular registration fee is $10 per person; free for students/limited income.

Confirmed speakers, in addition to Rabbi Saperstein, are: Bill McKibben, founder of the first global grassroots climate campaign, and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont; and Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK.

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