Posts Tagged: presbyerian peacemaking program

In Their Own Words

This is an announcement that Lee Catoe, who has been gathering reflections for this blog throughout the Mosaic of Peace Conference sat down for a conversation with two Palestinians who also met with conference parricipants over the last week. The guests are  Dr. Nuha Khoury, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Dar al-Kalima University College… Read more »

Depth of Meaning

Mosaic of Peace Reflection – Day 3 by Lee Catoe Deep within the depths of the Old city of Jerusalem, there is a cistern under the Church of St. Queen Helena, the mother of Constantine. As you walk down the very narrow, stone stairs, it hits you that you are entering a space that has… Read more »

A Reflection from the Jordan Extension to the Mosaic of Peace Conference

Some Mosaic of Peace participants participated in an optional experience in Jordan prior to the start of the main conference in Israel-Palestine.  Rev. Rebecca Segers shares her insights from the experience. Gather ‘round, friends and hear a tale. A tale I had never heard before, yet one that has already moved me deeply on this… Read more »

Environmental Education in Action in Madagascar

Dan Turk shared with us today about the Environmental Education Program, a part of the Developmental Department of the FJKM church.  Dan described four main elements of the program: Student pastors at the Ivanto Seminary are trained in the garden, orchard and fruit tree nursery, part of the Seminary campus. In addition there are annual… Read more »

Big Tent – Day 2 – looking ahead

Day 2 of the Big Tent, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gathering in Indianapolis, will see Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations staff involved in several ways. We will help lead a workshop on involvement in public life and advocacy. Our colleagues in the Office of Public Witness will be our partners in this effort. We… Read more »