People of Faith Peacemakers

Justviewpoint.org connects people of conscience working for social justice. People of Faith Peacemakers seek to transform a culture of violence to create a culture of justice, peace, and sustainability.

People of Faith Peacemakers is a resource and support group for those concerned about peace and justice from a faith perspective. Breakfast meetings, open to everyone, are from 8 to 9:30 am at the African Development Center, 1931 South 5th Street á Minneapolis, MN 55454 á Tel: 612-333-4772 – on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. FFI Eleanor 763-784-5177  elj@yackel.org

 

People of Faith Peacemakers

People of Faith Calendar

UPDATED CALENDAR –   February - March Wednesdays, 8 am


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Feb. 8:  Immigration at U.S.-Mexican order
Members of MIRAC (MN ImmigrantsŐ Rights Action Coalition) will discuss human rights issues on the U.S.-Mexican border. Some will share their personal testimonies of emigrating from their homeland and Kathleen Ganley, who teaches at the University of Minnesota about Latino immigration and community engagement and has just returned from the border with a group of students, will discuss her work and experiences.
 
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For your information, upcoming planned discussions:
February 22: Group discussion on Faith, Violence and the Hope for Peace, led by Al Blomgren
March 8: A return visit with Khalil Houri and continued discussion on an Islamic perspective on peacemaking (to be confirmed)
 
Future programming: If you have ideas for speakers on subsequent Wednesdays, please make contact with prospects and let Dennis know the date the speaker is available and the other details. Many thanks.
 
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People of Faith Peacemakers meets at 8:15 on the second and fourth Wednesday mornings of each month at the African Development Center, 1931 South 5th St. (at the corner of Riverside and 20th Avenues), Minneapolis.*
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People of Faith Peacemakers meets at 8:15 on the second and fourth Wednesday mornings of each month at the African Development Center, 1931 South 5th St. (at the corner of Riverside and 20th Avenues), Minneapolis.

 

 

Dear Peacemakers, Fr. David Whitten Smith has made his powerpoint presentations available to us. The Doctrine of Discovery may be accessed on this site: http://www.justviewpoint.org/Repentance, Restitution, and a Firm Purpose-PoFP  05 2015.ppt
and an earlier program about the state campaign to divest from from Israeli bonds is at http://www.justviewpoint.org/2015%2002%2025%20PoFP%20MN%20BBC-final.ppt

 

PARKING:  The African Development Center now has several spaces available to the west of the building.

Pastor Jane of Trinity Lutheran has graciously agreed that we may continue to use the spaces in their parking lot
signed for Trinity. However, please be careful to observe all the signs in the lot and to be certain to leave available spaces in the center reserved for Trinity Staff. Please vacate the spaces as soon as possible after 9:30 a.m.

 

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ONGOING  for a Calendar of Peace Events and Meetings: Minneapolis Alliance of Peacemakers www.mapm.org  People of Faith Peacemakers is a MAP member

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