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 The 2015 International Peacemakers will be itinerating across the United States from September 25 – October 18, 2015.  The dates  and locations of their visits are listed as well as a link to the presbytery contact person's email.  Note that missing dates are travel dates that are ordinarily unscheduled for the peacemaker. 

Please contact the identified person(s) below for more information about the peacemaker's schedule while in a particular presbytery.

Vartkes (Kass) Kassouni

armenia - vartkes "kass" kassouni

 October 2-5  Northwest Coast Presbytery, Bellingham, WA    J. Peter van der Veen




Berthe Kalombo Nzeba

the democratic republic of Congo (DRC) - berthe kalombo nzeba (accompanied by christi boyd, mission coworker)

 September 17-21 Congo Mission Network, Richmond, VA - Jimmy Shafe

September 26-30 Muskingum Presbytery, New Philadelphia, OH - Lynn Bozich Shetzer

October 2-7 Salem Presbytery, Clemmons, NC - Bryan McFarland

October 8-13 Great Rivers Presbytery, Peoria, IL - David Eaton

October 15-18 East Iowa Presbytery, Iowa City, IA - Lisa Ross Thedens

October 22-27 United Church of Canada - Wendy Gichuru

October 28-November 2 Presbytery of Eastern Virginia, - Etienne Bot-Tshiek


cuba - edelberto valdés Fleites

 September 18-21 Santa Fe Presbytery, Albuquerque, NM - Susan Keil Smith

September 26-29 Greater Atlanta Presbytery, Atlanta, GA - Marvin Simmers

October 1-4 Grand Canyon Presbytery, Phoenix, AZ - Lucinda Michels or John Bevins

October 6-13 Charlotte Presbytery, Charlotte, NC - Linda deCastrique

October 14-16 Cuba Mission Network Meeting, New Orleans, LA - Jack Kern

October 17-19 Central Florida Presbytery, Orlando, FL - Debra Cox or Randy Simpson

October 22-28 Mission Presbytery, Austin, TX - Ruben Armendariz

coming soon

india - sushma ramswami

 September 26-29 Lake Huron Presbytery, Saginaw, MI - Dave Myers

October 1-6 Los Ranchos Presbytery, Anaheim, CA - Anita Coleman and Kathleen Julian

October 8-12 Presbytery of Eastern Virginia, Norfolk, VA - Robert White

October 14-18 San Jose Presbytery, San Jose, CA - James Hagan

IRAN and the armenian diaspora - hendrik shanazarian

 September 26-30 Presbytery of Eastern Oregon, Pendleton, OR - Keith Hudson

October 2-7 Presbytery of Eastern Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - Donna Schall

LATER DATE: February 18-22, 2016 North Alabama Presbytery, Huntsville, AL - Mary Witherspoon

coming soon

IRAq - rami al magdasi

 September 26-28 Scioto Valley Presbytery, Columbus, OH - Jeannie Harsh

October 2-5 Sheppards and Lapsley Presbytery and Auburn University, Birmingham and Auburn, AL - Robert Widell

October 10-13 Philadelphia Presbytery, Philadelphia, PA - Sara Weiseger

October 16-18 Providence Presbytery, Rock Hill, SC - Dot Killian


palestine - ashraf tannous

 September 26-29 New Brunswick Presbytery, West Trenton, NJ - Ted Settle and George Self

October 1-6 Presbytery of Plains and Peaks, Greely, CO - David Barker

coming soon

rwanda -jérôme bizimana nkumbuyinka

 September 26-30 Homestead Presbytery, Lincoln, NE - Darin Bentzinger

October 2-5 Sacramento Presbytery, Sacramento, CA - Nancy Clegg

October 7-11 North Alabama Presbytery and Middle Tennessee Presbytery, Huntsville, AL and Nashville, TN - Mary Witherspoon and Ebralie Mwizerwa

October 12-15 Mission Presbytery and Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX, - Gini Norris-Lane and Jean Sniffen

October 16-19 Missouri River Valley Presbytery, Omaha, NE - Russ Palmer


coming soon

south africa - deon snyman

September 26-30 Long Island Presbytery, Commack, NY - Jim Barnum

October 2-8 Santa Fe Presbytery, Farmington, NM - Martia Glass

October 10-12 Presbytery of Lake Erie, Erie, PA - Chuck Cammarata

October 14-18 Wyoming Presbytery, Casper, WY - Cyndi Barski and Karen McDaniel

coming soon

SRI LANKA - Saman perera

 September 26-30 New Hope Presbytery, Raleigh, NC - Willem Bodisco Massink

October 2-4 New Harmony Presbytery, Florence, SC - Julie Cox

October 6-11 Presbytery of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH - Rolf Hahne

October 13-18 John Calvin Presbytery, Springfield, MO - John Nipper

coming soon

syria and the armenian diaspora - tamar wasoian

Due to health issues, Dr. Wasoian is unable to participate this year as planned.  Please keep her in your prayers.  Our hope is that she will be able to serve as an International Peacemaker in 2016.



  • The schedule for the Peacemakers will be posted in the coming days. by Carl Horton on 08/19/2015 at 12:26 p.m.

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