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Louisville, KY 40202

April 28 - May 10, 2014

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Follow Attendees on the Journey for Peace

In a faithful and hopeful response to a call for peace in the Holy Land, the Mosaic of Peace conference invites Presbyterians to experience the remarkable region firsthand.

Conference attendees will hear stories of Christian peacemakers in the Holy Land, walk in the footsteps of the Prince of Peace and encounter contemporary Palestinians and Israelis. They will engage with Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders, experience contextual theology and study peacemaking practices within the framework of PC(USA) policy. Finally, participants will connect be encouraged to connect with global and local partners to take meaningful action for a just and lasting peace in the region.

Follow along with conference attendees as they embark on a journey for peace!

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This is a kairos moment for the church, a time of urgency and opportunity to hear and heed the call for peace coming from the Holy Land.  In faithful and hope-filled response, the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program’s Mosaic of Peace conference invites Presbyterians to experience this remarkable and troubled region, encounter its diverse people, explore its rich history and complex current situation, and engage with those who seek its peace.

As participants in the conference, individuals will be:

INSPIRED by the stories of Christian peacemakers in the Holy Land, walk in the footsteps of the Prince of Peace and encounter contemporary Palestinians and Israelis;

EQUIPPED by engagement with Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders, experience contextual theology and study peacemaking practices within the framework of PCUSA policy;

CONNECTED with global and local partners to take meaningful action for a just and lasting peace in the region.

Small Groups

Conference participants are grouped into groups of approximately 10.  Some of these are geographic teams, but others have been grouped for balance.   There is one group of  young adults and recent seminary graduates. All small groups engage in preparation before the conference, meet as a group during the conference, and discuss what they have learned upon returning home.  

Orientation

Participants will arrive to Newark, NJ (EWR) for an overnight orientation on Monday, April 28 prior to departure on Tuesday, April 29 for Tel Aviv.

Accommodations

The current conference hotels include:

Jerusalem hotelJERUSALEM - Knights Palace

 

 

Bethlehem cakeBETHLEHEM - Manager Square Hotel 

 

 

The GalileeTHE GALILEE - Golden Crown Hotel in Nazareth 

 

For more information

Contact the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program at (800) 728-7228 x8700 or call directly to Carl Horton at (502) 569-5200 or Dayna Oliver at (502) 569-8700.

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  • Greetings in Jesus name. I am Rev Charles Berahino, Deputy Legal Representative of the Evangelical Friends Church (Evangelical Quakers) in Burundi-Africa. I would like to join the team going to this pilgrimage(conference) in April. How can I join? by Charles Berahino on 01/27/2014 at 9:52 a.m.

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