New York, October 24, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia, the Executive Director of ‘Religions For Peace’ USA has been awarded the 2020 Gwynne Guibord Award for Excellence in Interreligious Leadership by the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC).
Dr. Butalia serves as the Executive Director of Religions for Peace USA, located in the Church Center of the United Nations.
The Gwynne Guibord Award is given to a leader who has worked closely with leaders of many faiths and traditions.
Dr. Butalia has been a servant-leader in the interfaith movement for over two decades, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Parliament of the World’s Religions as well as North American Interfaith Network.
He is a founding trustee of the Sikh Council for Interfaith Relations and serves on the Advisory Committee of the Global Sikh Council.
Dr Butalia has served on the board of National Religious Coalition Against Torture and World Sikh Council – America Region.
He has worked with Interfaith Association for Central Ohio for 20 years and is co-editor of the Ohio Bicentennial book Religion in Ohio: Profiles of Faith Communities.