Peace Light Services and Collection

 

  Collected from the Holy Land - 2018 Wed 28th Nov 2018

 Austrian Peace Light International Distribution Service - 2018

Sat 15th Dec 2018 2.00pm - The New Cathedral, Herrenstra├če 26, 4020 Linz, Upper Austria
Collection by UK Contingents - 2018 Sun 16th Dec 2018 - collected from Aire-sur-La Lys, St Omer, France
Light Arrives In Dover, UK - 2018 Sun 16th Dec 2018 evening

UK Service of Reception and Distribution - 2018

Mon 17th Dec 6.00pm tbc - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Paul's Church, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover
Light Arrives New York, USA - 2018 Sat 1st Dec 2.30pm - US Peace Light Reception, Our Lady of the Skies, Terminal 4, JFK Airport

Distribution Help Needed Across UK, if you can help please contact UK Organisers - link at foot of page

Austria

 

Sat 15th Dec 2018 2.00pm - International Peace Light Distribution Service - The New Cathedral, Linz, Upper Austria (Attended by more than 1000 Scouts and Guides representing over 17 countries, marking the start of this year's Peace Light distribution)This will be the first time this service has been held outside of Vienna, marking the 30 years that the Scouts and Guides of Europe have been involved with the distribution of the "Light". The New Cathedral is the largest Church in Austria.

England

South East

Sun 16th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Dover for UK distribution

Sun 16th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Caversham, Reading, Barks for UK distribution

Mon 17th Dec morning - Peace Light collected to be taken to Luton for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.00am - Wiltshire County Scout HQ, Potterne, Wilts

Mon 17th Dec 6.00pm - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Paul's Church, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover

Wed 19th Dec times tbc - Peace Light Service, Bentley Copse Activity Centre, Hound House Rd, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Further details to follow as become available

South West

Wed 19th Dec 5.00pm - Peace Light collected from Bristol for South Wales

Further details to follow as become available

Home Counties

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light arrives Luton for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light collected to be taken to Bedford for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light collected to be taken to Wrexham, Holyhead, Crosby, Ellesmere Port and Glasgow for distribution

Mon 17th Dec Noon approx - Peace Light arrives Bedford for distribution

Further details to follow as become available

Midlands

Mon 17th Dec 1.34pm - Peace Light arrives Leicester Railway Station for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 1.40am - Peace Light collected to be taken to Lincoln for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 1.40am - Peace Light collected to be taken to M1/A52 Jn 25 for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 2.15 approx - Peace Light arrives for distribution M1/A52 Jn 25, Holiday Inn Car Park, Sandiacre, Nottingham

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottingham

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives New Sawley Methodist Church, Long Eaton, Nottingham

Mon 17th Dec times tba - 6th Beeston Scout Group Carol Service, Scout HQ, Beeston, Nottingham

Tue 18th Dec 2.00pm - Presentation and Distribution of the Peace Light to The Faith Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, A38, Mansfield, Notts (Pse attend in uniform TY)

Tues 18th Dec times 2.00pm - Peace Light collected at Kings Mill Faith Centre, to be taken to Harrogate for distribution

Wed 19th Dec 7.30pm - Peace Light Reception and Distribution Service, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Tamworth Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham

Sun 23rd Dec 3.00pm - Carol Service inc Reception and Distribution of the Peace Light Trinity Methodist Church, High Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts

Date/Time tbc - Peace Light to be taken to Retford Methodist Church, Retford, Notts

Further details to follow as become available

East

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

Thu 18th Dec times tba - Peace Light Service, St Edith Church, Coates, Lincolnshire

Dates/times tba - Peace Light to be taken to St Andrews Church, Soham, Cambs for distribution

Further details to follow as become available

North East

Tue 18th Dec tbc - Peace Light arrives Harrogate for distribution in Harrogate, Knaresborough, York and members of US Scouts at RAF Menwith Hill

Tue 18th Dec tbc - Peace Light to be collected at Harrogate/Wetherby to be taken to Hartlepool for distribution around Middlesbrough area - details to follow.

Sat 22nd Dec 11.00am - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Martin Le Grand Church, Coney St, York, Yorks

Sat 22nd Dec 11.00am - Peace Light collected at St Martin Le Grand Church, York by the Guides to be taken to East Yorkshire

Further details to follow as become available

North West

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Ellesmere Port, Cheshire for local distribution

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Crosby, Sefton, Merseyside for local distribution

Tue 18th Dec 6.30pm - Bethlehem Peace Light Service, St. Anne and Blessed Dominic Catholic Church, Monastery Road, St. Helens, Merseyside

Tue 18th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected by representatives of Isle of Man Scouting during above service, to be taken back to IoM for distribution

Wed 19th Dec 9.30am - 12noon - Peace Light Community Morning, Sutton Village Church, Herbert Street, St. Helens, Merseyside

Further details to follow as become available

Wales

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Wrexham

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at St Marys Church, Holyhead

Tue 18th Dec times tbc- Peace Light collected at St Marys Church, Holyhead to be taken to Dublin for distribution across Ireland

Wed 19th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives M4 Cardiff Gate Services for distribution

Thu 20th Dec times tba - Peace Light Service, St Michael and All Angels Church, St Teilo St, Pontarddulias, Swansea, South Wales

Further details to follow as become available

Scotland

Tue 18th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Glasgow for local distribution

Further details to follow as become available

Isle of Man

Dates/Times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Isle of Man for local distribution

Further details to follow as become available

Ireland

Tue 18th Dec Times tbc - Peace Light collected from Holyhead by contingent from Irish Scouting for distribution across Ireland/Eire

Irish Scouting Peace Light details can be found under the Other Contacts tab

Further details to follow as become available

 

Further details to follow as become available

France

Sun 16th Dec 2018 - UK Contingents collecting the Peace Light from Aire-sur-La Lys (SE of St Omer), France and returned to Dover

Further details to follow as become available

Gibraltar

Wed 19th Dec 2018 - The Peace Light is collected from the Spanish Scouts in Jerez, and that evening will be distributed to Community Leaders by the Scouts

Sun 23rd Dec 2018 - The Peace Light is taken in a candlelit Scout march from the City Hall to the Convent (residence of the Governer and Chief Minister of Gibraltar) and distributed to local parishes

Further details to follow as become available

Boy Scouts of America : Transatlantic Council

Further details to follow as become available

United States of America

Sat 1st Dec 2.30-3.30pm - US Peace Light Reception, Our Lady of the Skies, Terminal 4, JFK International Airport, Jamaica, Queens, NY

Click the flag icon above to open US Peace Light Website and Facebook Community

Canada

Sat 8th Dec times tbc - Peace Light Reception, Pearson Airport, Toronto

Sat 8th Dec evening - Peace Light Distribution, Plast Huculak Centre, The Kingsway (Kipling south of Eglinton, Toronto

Further details to follow as become available

Mexico

Further details to follow as become available

 

 

UK Peacelight Co-Ordinators - Members of the Deep Sea Scouts in Dover liaise with the Austrian representatives to collect and organise the Peace Light distribution through the UK, "click" on the E-Mail logo to contact them direct.

Original Web Page Compiled by "G@Z" 9/2001

Last Updated 24-11-2018