Saturday, May 2, 2009

ELCA Middle East News

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Middle East Network newsletter is now available on the advocacy website:

A few highlights include registration information about the Churches for Middle East Peace conference and a settlement report from the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

+ CMEP’s 2009 Advocacy Conference "Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Hope for Things Unseen" in Washington, D.C. on June 7-9, 2009 at the Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University. Plan also to attend the ELCA-sponsored dinner and program on Monday, June 8. Details will be sent in a later mailing. Register now for the conference.

+ The Challenge Facing Obama; Foundation for Middle East Peace Settlement Report March-April 2009 - George Mitchell’s appointment as Middle East peace envoy has strengthened expectations that President Barack Obama will revitalize American diplomatic leadership committed to making peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

See the complete newsletter and ELCA Peace Not Walls for lots more:

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