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INTERFAITH CONCERT FOR UKRAINE

SATURDAY, May 7th from 6 to 8 p.m.
Seventh Day Adventist Church
2200 Country Hills Dr.
Antioch, CA  94531

Room for all.  Please follow local masking policies.  Donation for Ukrainian refugees will be taken that night.  Online information below.

Cosponsored by The Interfaith Peace Project, Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, and the Ukrainian American Coordinating Council of Northern California, in San Francisco.  Performances will shared from many groups, including:

  • PRYVIT …………Means Welcome! Ancient Ukrainian Traditional Welcome of Bread and Salt
  • Ukrainian National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
  • Welcome from our Host Rev. Gabriel Gutierrez, Pastor, Antioch Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Acknowledgement of Visiting Guest Clergy
  • Rev. Georgiy Tyapko – St. Michaels Ukrainian Orthodox Church, San Francisco
  • Rev. Petro Dyachok – Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, San Francisco
  • Rev. Vasyl Miziuk – Ukrainian St. Andrew Church, Sacramento
  • Acknowledgement of Public Officials
  • Remarks by Maria Tscherepenko, President, Ukrainian American Coordinating Council
  • Presentation by Visiting Guest Churches
  • Performance by Ola Herasymenko-Oliynyk, Bandura
  • “Merited Artist of Ukraine”, Bandura, the Ukrainian National Instrument, the Soul of Ukraine
  • Remarks and Performance by Rev. Will McGarvey, Executive Director, Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County

—– INTERMISSION —– Celebration Ringers (Handbell Ensemble)

  • Solo Performance by Hebrew Cantor Rachel Hyman-Gutierrez Duet by Hebrew Cantors Amy Daniels and Rachel Hyman-Gutierrez
  • Performance by Verbum Dei Cursillo Team, “Bayan Ko” Philippine Patriotic Song
  • Performance by the Songsters of Brentwood Remarks by Rev. Tom P. Bonacci, C.P.
  • Executive Director, The Interfaith Peace Project
  • Audience finale led by the Fil Am singers “America the Beautiful”

To watch from home, please watch the livestream here:

https://youtube.com/c/AntiochAdventistChurch

Donation links below.

Download the flyer here:

Concert for Ukraine

 

IPP Announcement on how to donate:

Dear Friends,
The Interfaith Peace Project is co-sponsoring an Interfaith Concert for Ukraine. The other co-sponsors are: the Ukrainian-American Coordinating Council of Northern California, The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Antioch, and White Pony Express.
Donations will be directed toThe Ukrainian American Coordinating Council (UACC). UACC welcomes all donations of those eager to help Ukrainian refugees. The funds raised at this concert will be used to purchase new medical supplies, over-the-counter medications, non-perishable food items, toiletries and diapers. UACC is currently shipping these items to trusted organizations working with the millions of people displaced by the war.
If you wish to donate and are unable to attend the concert, you may send your contributions directly to:
Ukrainian-American Coordinating Council
Interfaith Concert for Ukraine
345 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Or to donate online click here.
The Interfaith Peace Project would like to thank Walter and Cynthia Ruehlig for all the time they have spent putting the concert together, Pastor Gabriel Gutierrez of the Antioch Seventh-day Adventist Church, and Rev. Will McGarvey, Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County.

Ukrainian American Coordinating Council

The Ukrainian American Coordinating Council (UACC) welcomes all those eager to help Ukrainian refugees. The funds raised at this concert will be used to purchase new medical supplies, over-the-counter medications, non-perishable food items, toiletries and diapers.  We are currently shipping these items to trusted organizations working with the millions of people displaced by the war.

The Ukrainian American Coordinating Council is a non-partisan, not-for-profit national umbrella organization uniting many Ukrainian American organizations in advocating for Americans of Ukrainian descent. It was established in 1966. The UACC maintains local all-volunteer chapters across the United States with a national office based in New York City, as well as San Francisco.

The Ukrainian American Coordinating Council is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations and gifts are deductible to the full extent allowable under IRS regulations.