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Going to Gatherings this Summer? Hang Out with the BPFNA!

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May 9, 2013

Going to Gatherings this Summer? Hang Out with the BPFNA!

If you’re going to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General Assembly or the American Baptist Churches (ABC) Biennial, then don’t miss the chance to hang out with the Peace Fellowship!

We'll have a booth in the exhibit halls, so feel free to stop by, say hello and check out our resources!
 
 
Our friends from Equal Exchange will be at the Biennial as well, so be sure to stock up on their delicious fairly-traded coffees, chocolates and teas!

We also have some fun events planned that you won’t want to miss!

Waging Peace: A Conflict Transformation Workshop
ABC Biennial – Thursday June 20, 2013 – 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost:
$50/person. Includes the one-day workshop, handouts and a boxed lunch
Register and pay through the ABCUSA Biennial website.
Click here for the day’s schedule.

“This was the best part of the entire ABC Biennial.” –Conflict Transformation Training attendee

Conflict Transformation differs from conflict management or conflict resolution. It seeking to transform the relationships that support violence by identifying long-standing issues and inequities. The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America has used Conflict Transformation for almost 20 years. This special one-day training gives you the opportunity to experience a taste of this transformation while learning specific skills that will help you address conflict in your own situation.

 


BPFNA Peace Breakfast – ABC Biennial
Sunday June 23, 201
3 – 7:30-9 a.m.
Cost:
$18/person.
Register and pay through the ABCUSA Biennial website.

“How wonderful to meet other peacemakers from around the country and learn what they are doing.” –Peace Breakfast attendee

The BPFNA Peace Breakfast offers a time of fellowship for peacemakers at the ABCUSA Biennial in Overland Park, KS. The breakfast features guest speakers, updates on the work of the BPFNA and times of worship and music. This year's speakers will be the Edwin T. Dahlberg Peace Award recipients, Steve and Mary Hammond, co-pastors, Peace Community Church, Oberlin, OH. Steve and Leslie Lee Gretz will provide inspirational music.

 

 


BPFNA Peace Breakfast – CBF General Assembly
Friday June 28, 2013 – 7:30-9 a.m.
Cost:
$25/person
Register and pay through the BPFNA website or call 704-521-6051.

I had breakfast with friends who didn't know I was a BPFNA member, too. Thanks for bringing us together for peace and justice!” -Peace Breakfast attendee

The BPFNA Peace Breakfast offers a time of fellowship for peacemakers at the CBF General Assembly in Greensboro, NC. The breakfast features guest speakers, updates on the work of the BPFNA and times of worship and music. This year's speakers will be the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America Coordinators, Rev. LeDayne McLeese Polaski and Evelyn Hanneman.

 

 


We look forward to seeing you there!
 

 



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