Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017


Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017

Last 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 build.

An earthquake
is a terrifying experience that may bring time of contemplation about life and
conception of new perspectives. Let us pray for the safety and strength for the
CPT team on Lesbos that works hard to amplify voices of their partners. Let us
pray for the grass-roots movement of solidarity on Lesbos with those who seek
justice and peace. May their commitment inspire us to act.

Let us be
thankful for our lives because we could lose everything in just a few seconds.

Pipka camp

Psalm 46:

God is our
refuge and strength,
an ever-present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way
and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with their surging.


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Septermber Supper Fundraiser

Will you host a dinner party for CPT?

CPT really needs your support in raising $10k in September. Unfortunately, we are behind our financial targets and need your help. We want to dedicate the month of September to bringing people together around the dinner table. You can choose the date, who you invite and what you cook (though our teams have some great recipes prepared!) We’d love to hear if you’d be interested. 

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