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U.S. Organizations Support Broad Inclusion of Victims’ Voices into Colombian Peace Process and Urge Protection for Victims and Defenders

The undersigned organizations express our enthusiastic appreciation and support that a broad and inclusive range of representatives of victims of violence, including victims of the guerrillas, state and paramilitary forces, are being heard at the peace negotiating table in Havana.

Un-Gala in Celebration of Anne Barstow and Tom Driver

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship invites you to an un-Gala in celebration of Anne Barstow and Tom Driver on October 18, 2014.

Presbyterian Church of Colombia Issues Peace Declaration

I urge you to read this important document from the Iglesia Presbiterina de Colombia carefully and prayerfully. It has much to offer us as we continue the process post-General Assembly in our church of being stewards of peace and repairers of relationship.

Colombia Accompaniment Today

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

10:30 – 11:30 am     

Discussion at the PPF Booth 609/708 in COBO

"Accompaniment in Colombia: Supporting Peacebuilding in a Country at War"

Colombia Accompaniment Report: Simplicity’s Facade

Three equally different flavors with the same base of displacement, and faith. Here ‘extended family’ also includes the faith community, and people take that seriously. Church members are present in each other’s lives, as familial as hermanos y hermanas en Cristo (brothers and sisters in Christ) can be, and we hear the reference often.

Churches in Colombia and the U.S. Call for Peace

On April 5-7, 2014 churches across Colombia and the United States commemorated the 9th Annual Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia.

Colombia Accompaniment Report: Challenged Lives Sustained by Faith

We arrived in Uraba at the beginning of April and spent 5 days in Carepa during the past week. Carepa is a small town a short distance south of the area’s key town of Apartado. We visited the Iglesia Presbiteriana de La Samaritana and stayed at the home of the pastor and his family. This is a congregation that is deeply steeped in its faith.

Georgia Peace and Justice Walk

Saturday, April 26, 2014 to Saturday, May 3, 2014

The 120-mile "Right to Peace” walk will culminate with a rally at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta.