Posts Tagged: decade to overcome violence

Glory to God and Peace on Earth

The International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) gathered in Kingston, Jamaica on May 17-25, 2011. The IEPC was a “harvest festival” that celebrated the achievements of the Decade to Overcome Violence, which began in 2001. Sarah Henken and Mark Koenig led a workshop on Accompaniment as Peacemaking that featured the Colombia Accompaniment Program. Here are some… Read more »

IEPC Theme Song

For Jamaican singer/songwriter Grub Cooper, music is not only the universal language but also the fastest way to reach people and touch their emotions. And for Cooper, the music has to be accessible to all. During the past 40 years…

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Trees and Tweets for Peace

World Sunday for Peace – May 22 As the sun rises on Sunday 22 May Christians and churches across the world are being encouraged by the World Council of Churches (WCC) to celebrate God’s peace in their worship services, to…

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Peace Among the Peoples

Peace Among the Peoples: Overcoming the Spirit, Logic and Practice of Violence July 28-31, 2010 Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary 3003 Benham Ave. Elkhart, Indiana 46517 Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary will host an ecumenical peace conference July 28-31, 2010, focusing on…

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Peacemaking in Jamaica

The Decade to Overcome Violence initiative of the World Council of Churches is sponsoring an International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica in May of 2011. The International Ecumenical Peace Convocation will be a “harvest festival” celebrating the achievements of…

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