Days of Prayer & Action for Peace in Colombia

I got a flier in my church mailbox a few months ago from MCC about the Days of Prayer & Action for Peace in Colombia taking place today and tomorrow. Part of my meager response was to give a short presentation and slide show at Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church this morning to raise awareness about what is going on in Colombia, how the U.S. is involved and what Colombian Mennonites are asking for. I’d be interested to hear if other YAR readers participated and how.

I read some parts of the stories from Colombia in one of CPT‘s books, but one of the things that stood out to me most in preparing my presentation was a Colombian “table grace” taken from MCC’s photo gallery:

“Thank you God for this bread. And give bread to those who hunger – and hunger for justice to those of us who have bread.”

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  1. TimN

    We participated at my church by commissioning my wife Charletta as she leaves for a Christian Peacemaker Teams delegation to Colombia on Wednesday. We led the congregation in A Prayer for North America and Colombia from the Days of Prayer & Action web site.

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