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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 Caitlin Tue, 02/19/2019 - 15:29 Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is currently accepting applications for its Peacemaker Corps. Join us in building partnerships to transform violence and oppression! Find the application online here. APPLICATION DEADLINE is 15 March 2019. Please direct any questions and send complete application to personnel@cpt.org. 2018 CPT training group in ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Important Announcement: Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Program to close

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Important Announcement: Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Program to close Caitlin Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:58 Pictured: members of IPS participate in a Walk the Talk rally in favor of Bill C-262 in front of a local parliament member's office in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2017. It is with great sadness that Christian Peacemaker Teams announces the closure of our full-time Indigenous Peoples Solidarity ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » IRAQI KURDISTAN: “We are not terrorists, not ISIS; we are sons of this town; we are with you!”

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IRAQI KURDISTAN: “We are not terrorists, not ISIS; we are sons of this town; we are with you!” Kathy Kern Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:08 Sherwan Sherwani and Haji Rekani who were arrested during a peaceful protest in Duhok city. On the 23 January 2019, the Turkish military killed six people in a cross-border bombing near the Kurdish town of Deraluk. ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » A threat to the Occupation: CPT Reservist denied entry to Israel/Palestine

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A threat to the Occupation: CPT Reservist denied entry to Israel/Palestine Caitlin Mon, 02/04/2019 - 15:29 by Alicia Rynkowska On January 31, 2019, I was denied entry into Israel, which adds my name to a long list of human rights advocates who also did not pass the political litmus test required for entry. After hours of interrogation, I was told ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » IRAQI KURDISTAN: A silence louder than bombs

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IRAQI KURDISTAN: A silence louder than bombs Kathy Kern Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:32 CPTers at the demonstration in Deraluk by a member of CPT Iraqi Kurdistan On 25 January 2019, we were on our way to visit Halania, a Kurdish village where a Turkish bombing ended 19-year-old Dunya Rasheed’s life. Our team has been to Halania many times over 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 » Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP

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Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP Kathy Kern Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:46 CPTers Dan Huizenga (l) and Peter Haresnape participate in Toronto Rally for Wet'suwet'en “Divide and rule them” seems more central to Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples than ever in northern British Colombia. TransCanada (TC) Energy Corporation touts twenty agreements with Indian Act ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP

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Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP Kathy Kern Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:46 CPTers Dan Huizenga (l) and Peter Haresnape participate in Toronto Rally for Wet'suwet'en “Divide and rule them” seems more central to Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples than ever in northern British Colombia. TransCanada (TC) Energy Corporation touts twenty agreements with Indian Act ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace » Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP

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Supporters of Wet’suwet’en water protectors respond to 7 January attack by RCMP Kathy Kern Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:46 CPTers Dan Huizenga (l) and Peter Haresnape participate in Toronto Rally for Wet'suwet'en “Divide and rule them” seems more central to Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples than ever in northern British Colombia. TransCanada (TC) Energy Corporation touts twenty agreements with Indian Act ... [Link]

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Turn your Faith into Action for Peace »  LESVOS: Harvesting Tears In Moria

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LESVOS: Harvesting Tears In Moria Kathy Kern Sun, 01/27/2019 - 11:55 by Rûnbîr Serkepkanî We were walking through the village of Moria on Lesvos when we saw thick smoke rising in the distance from an area close to the concentration camp of Moria. Along the way we saw migrants, mainly from Afghanistan, who were walking slowly in the opposite direction. ... [Link]

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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]