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This document was prepared after the PC(USA) Korean Peace Delegation’s visit to Seoul, South Korea, in November 2017 in response to Overture 12–01 and Commissioner Resolution 12–13, focusing on the reunification of the Korean Peninsula and the need to build upon the increasing momentum toward peace. Adopted at General Assembly 222 (2016) in Portland.
Each year, Christians are invited to join in a prayer for peace and reuniﬁcation of the Korean Peninsula. Prepared by the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and the Korean Christian Federation (KCF), the prayer is traditionally used on the Sunday before Aug. 15 every year.
A Selective Timeline of the Christian Ecumenical Movement for Peace on the Korean Peninsula
A Sample Liturgy for a Worship Service with a Focus on Korea Peace
Presbyterian News on the Korean Conflict and Peacemaking Efforts, 2013-17
These resources, including articles, books, films/videos, websites, blogs, memoirs, poetry, novels, provide a good introduction to the No Gun Ri Massacre during the Korean War.
Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea
I will never forget the morning of June 25, 1950. I was eight years old and living with my parents and brother in the Washington, D.C., area. My parents stayed in bed much later than usual, speaking to each other in hushed and fearful tones. They told us that war has broken out in Korea,… Read more »
By Namhee Lee (UCLA) The Korean War (1950–1953) remains possibly the most traumatic collective experience for most Koreans, both on the peninsula and in the diaspora since 1945. The war claimed close to three million civilian lives and destroyed half of Korea’s industries and a third of all its homes. Moreover, the atrocities committed by… Read more »
The program you’re about to see and hear is about a real event that is, I’m afraid, typical of war. It’s about the violence, death, and innocent suffering that is part of wars, wherever they’re fought. It is not intended to fix blame nor to vilify any group of people, but rather to be honest… Read more »