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Presbyterian Peacemaker from Syria to talk on the effects of war there
Date10/10/2012 - 7:00pm
International Peacemaker from Syria to Visit Westminster Presbyterian Church. The Adult Education Committee and the Peace and
Justice Committee are pleased to be hosting Majd Lahham, International Peacemaker from Syria, as our guest speaker on Wednesday, October 10,
7:00 – 8:30 pm, in the Church Library. The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and World Mission work together each year to offer the opportunity
for Presbyterians to hear firsthand from one of our international partners in places of conflict. Majd Lahham, from Damascus, Syria, a member of the Greek Orthodox Church in Damascus, serves as assistant director of the program for Iraqi refugees with International Orthodox Christian Charities, providing education, vocational training, community service projects, material relief, and psychosocial support. He looks forward to speaking about
relief work for displaced Syrians, the Christian presence in the Middle East, and his work in outreach and relief to Iraqi refugees in Syria.
His is a timely voice in understanding the conflict in Syria and the Christian presence that seeks peace and reconciliation.
For more information, contact Dee Weikle (Adult Ed Chair, email@example.com),
Vicky Bethel (Minister of Christian Education, firstname.lastname@example.org), or
Betty Gallagher (Peace and Justice Chair, email@example.com).
Directions: 400 Rugby Road (by Beta bridge). Parking behind the church, reached by Gordon Ave., then 17th St. The Church Library is reached by entering Fellowship Hall, which is to the left when facing the church from Rugby Ave. Or see attached map.