Waging Peace

BR Peace Network

Calling peace-makers and peace-builders! Celebrate peacemaking in Baton Rouge. Who is doing what? Baton Rouge is blessed with peacebuilders who are making a difference in Baton Rouge. The Peace Network meets 3-4 times a year. Sign-up for info about our next gathering.  Here are topics from our past meetings:
  • Language of Peace
  • Music: Universal Language of Peace
  • How to live in peace in "these times"?
  • Peace-filled mystics and poets from diverse faith traditions   
Poem created by the Peace Network 1/5/2021

Waging Peace:

Commissioned Choral Music

Waging Peace is an original choral composition by American composer Dr Robert Kyr and features first-person accounts from the Greater Baton Rouge community. Commissioned by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, Waging Peace was performed by an interfaith community choir, narrators, and instrumental ensemble from over 20 local congregations. The world premiere of Waging Peace was held in Baton Rouge in May, 2013 with over 850 in attendance. Movements include:
     Movement 1: Listen
     Movement 2: Understand
     Movement 3: Forgive
     Movement 4: Collaborate
     Movement 5: Proclaim 

Waging Peace Curriculum
The Waging Peace lyrics have been adabted into a curriculum to teach peace. Samples include:  

Waging Peace Lesson Plan
Waging Peace: 5 Approaches 

Waging Peace: Sample Tracks

Introduction to Waging Peace -- Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade

Movement 1: Listen -- The Voices of the People

Movement 1: Listen -- Choral Response

Movement 3: Forgive -- Choral Response

How to Order Waging Peace CD
The CD includes all narration and music, as well as a booklet with the full text of Waging Peace. 

By PHONE: contact the Interfatih Federatiaon office (225-267-5600). 

By MAIL: Send your payment for the CD's you wish to order to:
Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge
3112 Convention Street
Baton Rouge LA 70806 

COST of the CD's: 
$15 for 1 
$25 for 2 
$10 each for 3 or more. 

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