Posts Tagged: nonviolent peaceforce

Kony 2012 and children in armed conflict

by Jessica Hawkinson Millions of viewers have tuned in to the KONY2012 video and campaign, recently released by the organization Invisible Children. The campaign encourages public support for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), who is wanted for trial by the International Criminal Court. Kony is charged for,… Read more »

Nonviolent Peaceforce at 30th Anniversary Celebration

Mel Duncan, founder and special projects director of the Nonviolent Peaceforce, speaks at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Peacemaking: The Believers’ Calling sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program during the 219th General Assembly (2010). The Nonviolent Peaceforce received a small…

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Celebrating 30 years of peacemaking

Peacemakers of all ages gathered for a dessert to mark the 30th anniversary of Peacemaking: The Believers’ Calling at the 219th General Assembly (2010) in Minneapolis. As long as there have been Presbyterians, there been Presbyterian peacemakers – Presbyterians who…

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