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Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace »  Niagara community affirms Indigenous sovereignty as Trudeau speaks at Brock University

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Niagara community affirms Indigenous sovereignty as Trudeau speaks at Brock University Kathy Kern Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:55 As part of a series of public actions opposed to the Canadian invasion of sovereign Indigenous nations and in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation, Niagara regional community members, including members of Christian Peacemaker Teams, and the Six Nations Men’s Fire blocked an entrance ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » CPT Palestine: URGENT call for reservists and interns

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CPT Palestine: URGENT call for reservists and interns Caitlin Thu, 01/10/2019 - 14:37 CPT Palestine is in urgent need of people to serve on team ASAP. If you haven't yet trained with CPT but would like to get involved, this may be your chance to join the team as an intern! [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Welcoming Muriel Schmid: An Interview with CPT's Directors

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Welcoming Muriel Schmid: An Interview with CPT's Directors Caitlin Tue, 01/01/2019 - 14:12 In January, 2019, CPT is excited to welcome a new Administrative Director, Muriel Schmid. In a revival of CPT’s past co-director model, Muriel will work with Milena Rincón, who has worked as Program Director for over two years and has helped guide the organization through several shifts ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Post-Advent Reflection: CHRIST LIGHT in al-Khalil

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Post-Advent Reflection: CHRIST LIGHT in al-Khalil Caitlin Sun, 12/30/2018 - 11:58 Christian Peacemaker Teams wish to celebrate this Advent season by offering reflections on the symbols of each Advent candle. Week to week, each of our teams will share a story in honor of the season. For our final, Post-Advent reflection, we offer this story on the theme of the ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Fourth Sunday in Advent: LOVE is unity

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Fourth Sunday in Advent: LOVE is unity Kathy Kern Sat, 12/22/2018 - 16:24 by Runbir Serkepkani CPTers participate in a nonviolent demonstration in solidarity with incarcerated migrants. Advent Reflections 2018 Christian Peacemaker Teams wish to celebrate this Advent season by offering reflections on the symbols of each Advent candle. Week to week, each of our teams will share a story ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » CPT Steering Committee Introduces Muriel Schmid, NEW ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR with PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Milena Rincón in two-director leadership model

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CPT Steering Committee Introduces Muriel Schmid, NEW ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR with PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Milena Rincón in two-director leadership model Caitlin Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:43 Left: Muriel Schmid, our new Administrative Director; Right: Milena Rincón, continuing in her role as Program Director. CPT is pleased to announce the appointment of Muriel Schmid (Louisville, Kentucky, USA) as our new Administrative Director. Beginning January ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Indigenous Peoples Solidarity: Justice for Grassy Narrows

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Indigenous Peoples Solidarity: Justice for Grassy Narrows Kathy Kern Thu, 12/20/2018 - 12:55 by Sr. Rosemary Williamson, OLM In the 1960’s the Dryden pulp and paper mill dumped ten tons of mercury into the Wabigoon River system upstream from Grassy Narrows. This contaminated the walleye fish that the people ate, resulting in slurred speech, tremors, impaired hearing, tunnel vision and ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Prayers for Peacemakers, 19 December 2018

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Prayers for Peacemakers, 19 December 2018 Kathy Kern Wed, 12/19/2018 - 13:11 Pray for the light of liberating love to infuse CPTers in the field, their partners, CPT support staff and the Christian Peacemaker Team constituency this season as they struggle with systemic oppression, violence, financial difficulties and loss. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » CPT INTERNATIONAL: Engage with peace in the new year: Join a CPT Delegation in 2019!

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CPT INTERNATIONAL: Engage with peace in the new year: Join a CPT Delegation in 2019! Kathy Kern Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:29 Engage with peace in the new year: Join a CPT Delegation in 2019! Are you thinking about your plans for 2019? Do you want to learn more about nonviolent resistance in the face of oppression, and meet CPT's teams ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Third Sunday in Advent: JOY of the Manoomin* Harvest

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Third Sunday in Advent: JOY of the Manoomin* Harvest Kathy Kern Sat, 12/15/2018 - 10:59 Advent Reflections 2018 Christian Peacemaker Teams wish to celebrate this Advent season by offering reflections on the symbols of each Advent candle. Week to week, each of our teams will share a story in honor of the season. This Sunday, we consider the theme of ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Second Sunday in Advent: The Light of Lasting Peace

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Second Sunday in Advent: The Light of Lasting Peace Kathy Kern Sat, 12/08/2018 - 13:42 by Julie Brown Christian Peacemaker Teams wish to celebrate this Advent season by offering reflections on the symbols of each Advent candle. Week to week, each of our teams will share a story in honor of the season. Aklima speaks to a CPTer about the ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » COLOMBIA: On the move—CAHUCOPANA provides haven and hope for displaced leaders and families

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COLOMBIA: On the move—CAHUCOPANA provides haven and hope for displaced leaders and families jakemw Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:50 by Jennifer Keeney Scarr Photo: Marian DeCouto/CPT “We believe that the people who find refuge there have the right to return to their territory, to their home, to their culture” In one corner of Colombia there are communities that believe in life, ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Train with CPT: Join CPT’s Peacemaker Corps

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Train with CPT: Join CPT’s Peacemaker Corps jakemw Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:49 Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is currently accepting applications for its Peacemaker Corps. Join us in building partnerships to transform violence and oppression! APPLICATION DEADLINE is 1 October 2018. Please direct any questions and send complete application to personnel@cpt.org. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » IRAQI KURDISTAN: "I lost my sister. . .and I want everyone to know."

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IRAQI KURDISTAN: "I lost my sister. . .and I want everyone to know." jakemw Mon, 07/30/2018 - 14:32 In Halania village, a black banner with a single white dove now marks the home of nineteen-year-old Dunya Rasheed commemorating her young life—a life that the Turkish military ended in a horrific act of violence. 19 year old Dunya Rasheed. On 30 ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » BORDERLANDS: The Rosary on the Migrant Trail

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BORDERLANDS: The Rosary on the Migrant Trail jakemw Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:33 by John Heid A traditional Catholic rosary consists of five decades, totaling 59 beads, and a crucifix on a cord. Within the past year 58 bodies were recovered from the Sonoran desert in the vicinity of Ajo, AZ, 42 miles north of the US/Mexico border. Humanitarian aid organizations ... [Link]

morepraxis » Advent 2017 Resources

Posted 13 months ago

A list from UCA 1. FREE Advent Resources Highlighted by CTM Resourcing Engage Together – Intergenerational Worship Resources for Advent 2017 2017 Multi-Age Advent Ideas for Households Advent at … [Link]

morepraxis » A Dead Hand on the Heart

Posted 15 months ago

Response from UCA and Congress on the Uluru statement from the Heart. Original found here (Full text below as it was short) The national leaders of the Uniting Church … [Link]

morepraxis » Pulse means that there is a sign of life

Posted 16 months ago

Bradon in a suit gaining approval from NSW/ACT UCA to invest in young people in new, creative ways of being church! “Pulse means that there is a sign … [Link]

morepraxis » Same-sex marriage: What does the Bible really have to say?

Posted 17 months ago

Robyn doing her theological bit for the discussion…. As Australia faces a postal survey on same-sex marriage, we are seeing a steady stream of articles arguing the Yes or … [Link]

morepraxis » About Face – New Dates

Posted 18 months ago

JanJan320 JanJan320 If you were lamenting not getting your application in for About Face this year…. you have a second chance! New applications open Monday. See the offical … [Link]