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Peace Light Ceremony: December 14

November 27, 2019

The National Capital Area Council International Committee
Invite you to be a Messenger of Peace-
Welcome to the annual NCAC Bethlehem Peace Light

Where and When:
Marriott Scout Service Center President’s Room
– 9190 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD  20814
Saturday, December 14, 2019
– 1:00 pm (to receive the flame)

What:
The Peace Light is a continuous flame at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Each year at the beginning of Advent, a scout from upper Austria accepts the light from the grotto where Jesus was born.  The flame, along with its message of peace, is spread by scouts across Europe, North America and beyond.

RSVP: NLT DEC 10 to Anthony Malone, amaltwo@aol.com or Jay Eidson, ir.ncac.je@gmail.com  Peace of light patches are available for $5/each

Who:
Scouts, Scouters, family members and guests bring an enclosed lantern or candle and a means to safely transport it.  Receive the message of Peace Light to share with your unit members, sponsor organization, family and friends.

For additional information visitwww.peacelight.org; www.scout.org/node/21837 (overview) or Facebook @ “Peace light – North America”

For international patches and awards visit: www.scouting.org/international/messengers-of-peace/ and  www.scouting.org/international/recognitions/

YiIS,
Anthony Malone
Seneca