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There are 6.9 million forcibly displaced people in Colombia. Most of them are from rural areas and now living in urban areas. The government’s attempts to deal with this large displaced population have been woefully inadequate.
With our sisters and brothers in Colombia, we lament and grieve that during the plebiscite vote on October 2, 2016 in Colombia, by a slim majority of just 50,000 votes, the country has voted “No” in its referendum on the peace process with the FARC.
The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship extends its gratitude and thanks for the long ministry of the Rev. Hunter Farrell, Director of World Mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). We are saddened to see Hunter go after such a long and successful tenure at World Mission that has spanned three decades, even as we celebrate his ministry among us which has been filled with the richness of God’s blessings.