Posts Tagged: accompaniment

Are you called to a ministry of accompaniment?

The Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) is a program coordinated by the World Council of Churches founded in response to a call from the local Heads of Churches in Jerusalem that brings internationals to Palestine and Israel. Ecumenical Accompaniers (EAs) live in the West Bank for a three month term and provide… Read more »

Is God calling you to serve as an Ecumenical Accompanier in Palestine and Israel?

Ecumenical Accompaniers (EAs) play a key role in efforts pursuing a just peace in Israel and Palestine. EAs provide protective presence to vulnerable communities, monitor and report human rights abuses and support Palestinians and Israelis working together for peace. EAs come from around the world and are part of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and… Read more »

Accompaniment in Colombia and Jamaica

Accompaniment is the great theme of the Bible. It is the window through which we should see the whole of the Gospel and the entire meaning of our faith. Accompaniment is what it is all about. With those words, Tom Driver began a sermon for Maundy Thursday, 2010. Tom was in Colombia for a time… Read more »

Colombia Accompaniment Program seeking volunteers

Can you give a month to accompany our Colombian sisters and brothers in the midst of violence? Consider participating in the Colombia Accompaniment Program. Leaders in the Presbyterian Church of Colombia are taking great risks in their human rights work…

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Why we are in Colombia

A post by Elizabeth Palmberg today on the Sojourners blog underscores why our current delegation is in Colombia and why the Presbyterian Church in Colombia, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship are engaged in the Colombia Accompaniment…

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Learn about Colombia

Here are some links to get a quick idea of what Presbyterians are doing in Colombia and why I am part of a group that is going there. In partnership with our sisters and brothers in Christ who are the…

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To see and to be seen

Can you give a month to stand with our sisters and brothers in Colombia? Consider taking part in the next Colombia Accompaniment training – September 17 to 21, 2009 at Stony Point Center. The Colombia Accompaniment Program, now in its…

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To See and Be Seen in Colombia

The Colombia Accompaniment Program, a partnership of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, is entering its fifth year. The program arose from a request by our partner church, the Presbyterian Church of Colombia. Colombia has suffered four…

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Standing with Our Sisters and Brothers

Is God calling you to nonviolent action following Jesus Christ? Consider serving in the Colombia Accompaniment Program. The people of Colombia have endured over forty years of violence and warfare. A variety of “armed actors” are present in the country:…

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