The 2019 Montgomery County Unity Walk on the Highway to Heaven celebrated the richness of our divine diversity and demonstrated the value of collaboration among government, nonprofits and faith communities.
The Resource Fair featured benefits offered by 20 organizations. The Opening Ceremony included an instrumental Call to Prayer by 5 faith traditions, remarks by
County Executive, Marc Elrich, and County Council VP, Sidney Katz; and Sara Curtin, of the Strathmore for the Arts Bloom program, inspired everyone to feel as one community through singing together.
Touring Houses of Worship, with Ride On bus service, included the Chinmaya Mission and a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their Meditation Path, Beth Chai and Am Kolel hosting people in their Sukkah, Peoples Community Baptist Church featuring Gospel Singing, Muslim Community Center featuring their mosque and Health Clinic, First Alliance Church featuring their community services and multinational congregation, Cambodian Buddhist Temple illustrating the life of Buddha, and Transfiguration Episcopal Church demonstrating their multicultural community and mission.