International Peacemakers, a ministry of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program, invites leaders from our partner churches around the world to share their experience as peacemakers. Understanding peace and justice concerns of others around the world will inspire, equip and connect Presbyterians in transforming cultures of violence into communities of peace. The itineration of International Peacemakers is intended to enhance the ministry of PC(USA) mid-councils, colleges, seminaries and institutions.
This year's International Peacemakers come from:Guatemala, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Myanmar, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines , Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela and Vietnam
They will bring unique experiences and stories from their work in the following areas:a. Addressing the root causes of poverty, particularly as it impacts women and childrenb. Working for healing and reconciliation in cultures of violence and brokennessc. Sharing the Good News of God’s love in Jesus Christd. Responding to natural and human-caused disasterse. Embodying and advocating for God’s vision of a just and peaceful world
Cost: $450.00 (All airline travel is included. Hosting entities plan schedules in their regions and provide housing, local transportation, and all meals)
Applications will be received until July 1, 2017. Requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis, with preference given to first-time requests and those who have not hosted an International Peacemaker in recent years. After July 1, a few peacemakers may still have availability in their schedules. Please contact the Peacemaking Program for details.