The Daily Illini

Peace gardens planted to establish collaboration and unity between congregations

The First Mennonite Church and the Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center are collaboratively planting and maintaining peace gardens to celebrate their fellowship.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

June 15, 2014

The First Mennonite Church and the Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center are planting for peace in their two peace gardens, a project with the goal of establishing collaboration and demonstrating unity between the two congregations. The first garden is located beside the First Mennonite Church at 902...