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An Evening of Faith and Community

2023 Inauguration of Wes Moore & Aruna Miller

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Honoring Governor-Elect Wes Moore
Lieutenant Governor-Elect Aruna Miller

Sunday, January 15, 2023
Kingdom Fellowship AME Church,
Calverton, Maryland

The title tells it all. The Inauguration of the new Maryland Governor and Lieutenant Governor, was focused on both Faith and Community. For this ceremony the faith leaders were each given a topic to speak about for approximately 2 minutes.


Claire Waggoner, President of Kunzang Palyul Choling, was one of the speakers. The content of her talk was from “The Vow of Love—Living an Extraordinary Life of Compassion” by Jetsunma Ahkon Norbu Lhamo, the Founder and Spiritual Director of KPC.

Faith community at Inaguration

Faith Presenters Included:

Bishop Darin Moore  (Hope)
Claire Waggoner (Purpose)
Imam Walid Eliwa (Family)
Priest Digalakote L. Narayanachar (Community)
Bishop Carl Pierce (Vision)
Rev. Jamilia Woods (Grace)
Sister Rita Michelle Proctor (Restoration)
Rev. Derrick L. Green (Defining Oneself)
Bishop Andel Nunez (Unity)
Bishop Anthony Maclin (Preparation)
Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt (Love)
Pastor Oismat Alim (Humility)
Priest Bhai Sawinder Singh (Trust)
Bishop Antonio Palmer (Gratitude)

Four of the speakers