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Update: Lots of good news as Peace Overtures leave committees for plenary

By Jan Orr-Harter

The committees have all finished their deliberations and have forwarded their proposals to the GA plenary for final votes.

Transitions in the Leadership of the Colombia Accompaniment Program

The Colombia Accompaniment Program, a joint effort of the PC(USA), the Presbyterian Church of Colombia, and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, announces that the Rev. Shannan R. Vance-Ocampo will serve as the new Director of Colombia Programs and that Linda Eastwood will serve as Accompaniment Program Coordinator.

Far Worse than Watergate

A new report, Far Worse than Watergate, reveals the inside story about a wiretapping scandal in Colombia.

Booth Conversations at GA

We have invited several outstanding peace leaders to join us at the PPF Booth in the exhibit hall during the week. Please come meet them and join the discussion!

Visit Us at Booth #631 in the Exhibit Hall

 


Monday, July 5 2:00 PM
"Heeding God’s Call: Preventing Gun Violence in the US"
Rick Ufford-Chase , Executive Director of Peace Fellowship

 

Take Action for Colombia

Send a message to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to advocate for an honest appraisal of the Human Rights situation in Colombia.

Click here for more information and to send your message.

Briefing Document on GA Overtures now available

PPF has compiled an analysis of peace related overtures before this year's General Assembly.

Click here to download the Briefing Document

Overture on Colombia

"On Assisting with a Process for Negotiation of a Peace Accord in Colombia" from Chicago Presbytery.

http://www.pc-biz.org/IOBView.aspx?m=ro&id=3285

Convocation of Peacemakers Video

A great video of a great event!

Thank you to Andrew Patterson for his wonderful videography work!

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