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Stanley J. Noffsinger

WCC Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace

Talking about Just Peace with World Council of Churches general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit

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Church leaders discuss moving Syria to peace; General Secretary attends with Syria, Russia, US, Europe leaders
(September 20, 2013)
Following a World Council of Churches (WCC) meeting with church leaders from Russia, Syria, the United States, and Europe on the role of the church moving all parties in Syria toward a peace agreement. Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, and Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Representative for Syria, joined the group of Christian leaders today at the WCC Ecumenical Institute Center. Church of the Brethren general secretary Stanley J. Noffsinger was one of the American church leaders at the meeting.
Brethren respond to Syria crisis, participate in fasting and prayer, prepare $100,000 grant for refugee needs
(September 11, 2013)
Church of the Brethren leaders, congregations, schools, participants at National Older Adult Conference, and other individual members of the church have been responding to the crisis in Syria in a variety of ways, including participating in fasting and prayer for peace in Syria (see the call to a day of fasting and prayer at www.brethren.org/news/2013/day-of-fasting-for-peace-in-syria.html ) .
Newsline Special: Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria
(September 5, 2013)
Newsline Special: Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria
Church of the Brethren joins with groups warning against military action in Syria
(August 30, 2013)
The Church of the Brethren is among some 25 nonprofits writing to President Obama to express concern about plans for military action in Syria. Also today, an Action Alert from the denomination’s Office of Public Witness warns that “military strikes are not the answer in Syria.”
Christian ecumenical organizations call attention to Egypt.
(August 23, 2013)
The World Council of Churches, Christian Churches Together in the USA, and the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem have issued statements in the last few days calling attention to the crisis of political unrest and violence in Egypt. The three documents follow in full.
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