Representatives of the American Sikh Council (ASC), S. Sutinder Singh and S. Kavneet Singh participated in the Annual Interfaith Prayer Service held on Sunday November 14, 2021 at the Princeton Chapel in Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. Speakers from the Sikh, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Baha’i and Christian Faith traditions spoke to an audience of over 100 attendees with many others participating via Zoom.
S.Kavneet Singh gave the prayer on behalf of the Sikhs and read a passage from the Sri Guru Granth Sahib to the audience. S.Sutinder Singh is a senior ASC board member who has been involved with not only the Peace Coalition of Princeton but with other organizations doing community service in the Tri-state region for well over two decades.
The keynote speaker was the Simone Campbell a Catholic nun, an attorney and an author with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. a globally respected writer, teacher, preacher, and justice advocate. She has spoken twice at the Democratic national Conventions, appeared on numerous television and radio programs and received many awards, including a “Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedom Award” and the “Defender of Democracy award” from the Parliamentarians for Global Action. Her two books, ‘A Nun on the Bus’ and ‘Hunger for Hope’ are award winning reflections on the substance of her life and the call to faithful justice seeking.
Irene Goldman Chair of the Coalition for Peace Action along-with Dean Thomas of Princeton University Chapel thanked the congregation for their avid participation.
The representatives from the American Sikh Council (ASC) have been regularly participating in the Interfaith Prayer service for nearly twenty years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ5gtXIBnUo Sikh prayer at 47:20 mins.