Children’s Peace Fair during worship Community Brunch following worship
9am Labyrinth & Prayer for lives touched
by suicide (Sturgeon Room & Heritage Center)
September 16 Peace and Division
9amPeaceful Neighbor: the life & ministry of Fred Rogers Led by Helen Gibson
*9am Learning for Life meets in the East Room unless otherwise noted.
September 23 Make Church Least Again
9amLike a Child: cultivating inner peace Led by Reverend Tim Mooney
September 30 International Peacemaker—Reverend Alex Awad
Reverend Awad Leading Learning for Life and preaching
9amA Biblical Alternative to Christian Zionism
October 7 How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
World Communion Sunday Peace & Global Witness offering
9am Reconciliation and Peacemaking Led by Ethan Raath
INTERNATIONAL PEACEMAKER EVENTS
September 30 A Biblical Alternative to Christian Zionism Reverend Alex Awad
Leading Learning for Life | 9am Preaching in Worship | 10:30am
October 4 Opportunities and Challenges with Interfaith Dialogue An Evening with Peacemaker, Alex Awad
Resource Fair | 6pm Presentation | 7pm Dessert Reception to follow Free & Open to the Public
Reverend Alex Awad
Central will be hosting Alex Awad, a remarkable pastor who has served the Christian community for many years in the troubled Palestinian territories. Rev. Awad, a native of Bethlehem, will share a perspective on the Arab-Israeli conflict and discuss the challenges and opportunities for peacemaking in the Middle East. Alex served for many years as pastor of East Jerusalem Baptist Church and professor and dean of students at Bethlehem Bible College in Palestine.
The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program makes it possible for leaders from organizations around the world to visit the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) each year to interpret issues of peace and justice.