Biblical basis of peacemaking and nonviolence
2301 Julian Blvd.
Amarillo, TX 79012
Jim is a long-time pastor in the Mennonite Church. He was a high school teacher for ten years before entering seminary and pastoring. His interest in peace and justice issues was peaked after a visit to the Holy Land in the summer of 1998. He went on a delegation to Israel/Palestine with CPT in November of 2000. He became a reservist (part-timer) with CPT in January of 2002. His interest is in practicing violence-resistance in non-violent confrontation with those who perpetuate the use of violence as the means to create peace.
Carol is the Co-Director of CPT, a poet, and pastor. Carol was part of the formation of the Colombia project who regularly served on that project until becoming Co-Director. Since that time she has also served on site in Iraq , Palestine , Arizona and Kenora. She is the facilitator/presenter for the Biblical Non-violence portion of the CPT Core Training. An active peacemaker since the late 1970's. Carol worked with Mennonite Voluntary Service with refugees from Central America in Dallas , Texas in the early 1980's.
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Chicago , IL 60680
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Fletcher, OH 45326
Kathleen Kern has worked with Christian Peacemaker Teams since 1993, serving on assignments in Haiti, Washington, DC, the West Bank, Chiapas, MX, South Dakota and Colombia. She worked with CPT's Hebron project from 1995 until October 2002, when the Israeli government denied her entry into the country.
Topics could be either a brief introduction/one-hour presentation or an entire day. Willing to speak within a 60-mile radius of Columbus if reimbursed for mileage. Willing to speak outside of this area for larger events.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
- Peace and Violence Race and Ethnicity Conflict Resolution
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Gish is a member of New Covenant Fellowship, a Christian communal farm near Athens, Ohio.
Athens, OH 45701
Matthew was a part-time CPTer. In addition to participating in CPT teams and delegations in Iraq, Chiapas, Esgenoopetitj, and Ontario, Matthew was actively involved in a variety of local peace and justice activities in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. He has also worked as an associate pastor of a Mennonite church, completed a Master's degree in Peace Studies, and taught an undergraduate course on the history of peace movements. He works for Mennonite Central Committee in Ontario.
12 Fairview Ave
Kitchener ON N2H 3E8
Phone: (519) 749-0213 (home)