From Lebanon to Germany with Love
Plan for Peace
Competition from 1/11/2014 to 11/11/2018
Grades 4 to 9

A 100 years ago, WWI began. Let us learn from the mistakes of yesterday. As children of today are leaders and heroes of tomorrow, let us build for peace. In the words of the late scholar Forest E. Witcraft, “A 100 years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove. But the world may be different, because I was important in the life of a child”.


  1. Each class can be grouped into 1 or more teams.
  2. Each team’s “Plan for Peace” should be written in the form of a short letter (up to 100 words).
  3. The letter must be addressed to Father Theodore Khoury.
  4. It can be written in English, Arabic, German or French.
  5. The letter should begin with “We believe that peace is about” in the chosen language.
  6. The teams will send the letter by email to

The winning letters will be featured in Al Mawadda 2015 Calendar. Many surprises and gifts will be awarded to the top 3 winners!

From Lebanon to Germany with Love

Pr. Dr. Father Theodore Khoury, founder of “Al Mawadda Peace to the World” community, has been working so hard for 60 years to bring people of different cultures and religions together. He currently resides in Münster, Germany. He strongly believes that the future of Peace is in the hands of our children and new generations.