Christian Peacemaker Congress IX


Tearing Down Walls, Restoring Communities

September 20-22, 2007
Toronto Mennonite Church

Featuring Keynote Speakers:
Jim Loney: CPTer, former Iraq hostage, on the power of nonviolence to dismantle walls.

Nomfundo Walaza: South African psychologist and trauma worker with the Truth and Reconciliaiton Commission, on the possibilities for restoring community.

Judy DaSilva: Community member and representative of the Grassy Narrows Environmental Committee, on the campaign to stop clear cut logging on traditional Anishnaabe land.

Through worship, workshops, and prophetic public witness, the Congress invites you to ‘‘Get In The Way’’ of Jesus to bring healing, transformation, and long-term competent strategy to our peacemaking.

Sponsored by Christian Peacemaker Teams

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