BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
a conference and training on nonviolence
Friday, July 28, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, July 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Huntington Church of the Nazarene
1555 Flaxmill Road, Huntington, IN 46750
Jesus counsels, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called Children of God,” to Palestinian Jews living under an oppressive Roman occupation. Is the call to nonviolence still a call for us today? Join us for two days of intentional conversation and training as we examine the call of nonviolence and alternative methods of engagement.
COST: $95 through July 1, $110 after July 1
Friday only $25 – Saturday only $75 – Students $30
Friday, July 28
7pm – Opening Session with John Dear, “Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Why Nonviolence Today”
9pm – Post-Session Social Time
Saturday, July 29
8:30am – Centering Prayer with Sue Wilhelm, Director of Victory Noll Center
9am – Morning Keynote with Kit Evans-Ford, “Why I Choose the Path of Nonviolence”
9:30am – 12:15pm – Nonviolence Training with Ken Butigan & Kit Evans-Ford
10:45am – Break
12:30pm – Lunch on Site
1:30pm – Reflection and Small Group Time with John Dear
2pm – Panel Discussion with Ken Butigan, Kit Evans-Ford and John Dear
3pm – Final Keynote with Ken Butigan, “Bringing Gospel Nonviolence Home”
*Conference Attendees are welcome to join the Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters for a Mass at 5:00pm led by John Dear. Mass will take place on the Victory Noll Campus, Saint Anne’s Chapel. Maps are provided at the registration table.
The City of Huntington has a number of budget-friendly options for accommodations.
- Comfort Inn – 2205 N Jefferson St – (260) 356-3434.
- Super 8 – 2801 Guilford St – (260) 358-8888.
- Quality Inn – 2820 Hotel Ave – (260) 359-9000.
- Purviance House B&B – 326 S Jefferson St – (260) 224-1545.
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