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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 13 weeks ago

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."

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 5 months ago

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 12 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 13 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 14 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 16 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 16 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]

morepraxis » Explaining Declining Christianity in Australia

Posted 17 months ago

Here is a well written analysis of the census results. Of particular interest is that the results demonstrate the decline is from groups actively turning away from Christianity not a … [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 20 - 26

Posted 17 months ago

Umm al-Khair Pictured here: This week, CPT visited the village of Umm al-Khair and stayed over for the night. Umm al-Khair is a village situated in the South Hebron Hills, about a 15-minute drive from the town of Yatta. Umm al-Khair is under imminent threat of demolition by the Israeli Military. (June 22, 2017) Drones + Regavim= DemolitionPictured here: On ... [Link]

morepraxis » The Youthful Spirit of Pentecost

Posted 17 months ago

An article from Matthew Julius in Crosslight The Youthful Spirit of Pentecost Having recently celebrated Pentecost, the coming of the Spirit and the beginnings of the church, it is … [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » IRAQI KURDISTAN: Take ownership of your home

Posted 17 months ago

CPTnet 26 June 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: Take ownership of your home By: Daan Savert On 15 May 2017, we as delegates of the CPT Iraqi Kurdistan spring delegation visited Basta, one of the 63 villages that dot the high mountain area of the Pishdar region of Iraqi Kurdistan. Kak Bapir, the village leader, and his family welcomed us warmly. “The ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017

Posted 18 months ago

Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017Last week, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Lesbos and caused damages to a village and many buildings on the island. The CPT team on Lesbos is safe. However, the tremor cracked a wall of one of the meeting places for the refugee and local communities that CPT's partners worked hard to ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19

Posted 18 months ago

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19 Daily Detainment Pictured here: Israeli soldiers detain a young Palestinian man for several minutes at Bab el-Baladyeh. This week CPT recorded 2 detainments, 1 of a sixteen-year-old child who was detained for an hour and a half. CPT also recorded the arrests of two adults, one only 18 years old. ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos

Posted 18 months ago

CPTnet 20 June 2017 GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos. by: Aaron Kaufmann, CPT Europe regional project coordinator I do not know how the town of Moria got its name. Perhaps it has a specific meaning in Greek, a language in which I lack any skill. Perhaps it was ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » CPT Position Opening: COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Posted 18 months ago

CPT Position Opening:COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Christian Peacemaker Teams seeks a full-time, talented, creative and detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to facilitate amplifying the voices of our partners and articulating the organization’s mission, vision and values through the framework of undoing oppressions. The position involves working closely with field teams to strategize and coordinate CPT’s story-telling vehicles and mechanisms in ways that engage world-wide ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017

Posted 18 months ago

Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017 On 12 June, the world commemorates the World Day Against Child Labour.* The focus of this international observance is to raise awareness and strengthen efforts to prevent child labour. According to the data of the International Labour Organization, more than 168 million of children around the world are forced into work that "deprives them ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 5 - 12

Posted 18 months ago

A week of occupation in photos: June 6 - June 12View this email in your browser "Resist with Prayer" Pictured here: The 15th day of Ramadan marked the lunar anniversary of the 1994 massacre in Al-Ibrahimi Mosque, in which 29 Palestinians were killed by a Jewish settler while they were praying inside. On this 24th anniversary, our local partner, Dismantle ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life

Posted 18 months ago

CPTnet 12 June 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life by Weldon Nisly Springs flowed with the water of life for the village of Kormor. For generations springs supplied abundant water to sustain Kormor's people, plants, and animals in this arid land of the Kirkuk region of Iraqi Kurdistan. No more. All of Kormor's springs have dried up. ... [Link]