On Strengthening the Peacemaking Program

Lifting the example of Jesus as the model of our behavior and beliefs in love and peacemaking exemplified in Luke 6: 27–38 as our policy for Presbyterians now and in the future, the 219th General Assembly (2010) directs the General Assembly Mission Council, through the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) and the Peacemaking Program, to appoint a five person steering team, at least one of whom shall be a college student or other young adult, to work with ACSWP and Peacemaking Program representatives to design and implement a broadly participatory four-year process to strengthen the Peacemaking Program.

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  1. Very thorough, but most of it is probably too erudite for most people. Explaining the full dimension of peacemaking to a neophyte is probably best done in simple, down-to-earth language. I marvel at how well it's done in the Peacemaking offering brochures.

    by Donna Schall

    November 11, 2010