LMPC

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center seeks to proclaim Christ’s good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation, wherever and whenever we can.

LMPC

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center seeks to proclaim Christ’s good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation, wherever and whenever we can.

A Peacemaker’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

The next Peacemaker’s Pilgrimage will take place January 13-26, 2021.  Complete details including price will be available soon (late March or early April).  Highlights will include:

  • Jerusalem: Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, the Old City, Yad Vashem, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center
  • Bethlehem: Church of the Nativity, Shepherd’s Fields, Christian Peacemaker Teams in Hebron, Diyar Consortium, the ministries founded by Rev. Mitri Raheb, and Wi’am: the Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center.
  • Galilee: Nazareth, Cana, Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves, Church of the Beatitudes, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Capernaum, Mount Tabor, and other sites, including a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.

In addition to visiting these important sacred sites, where there will be regular opportunities for worship and devotional reflection, the trip will also include:

 

  • Teaching sessions on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, biblical peacemaking, conflict transformation, and church leadership from a family systems perspective.
  • Visits to various peacemaking ministries in the Holy Land and with Palestinian Christians working for peace.
  • Devotional reflections on the iconography related to the pilgrimage sites being visited as found in Christian art from the Early Christian and Byzantine eras, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque era.

A full-color, multi-page brochure will be available soon.  Included within the brochure will be a booking form.  The final price is being negotiated, and that information will be available soon.

For a typical daily itinerary, click here.

For a copy of the 2021 flyer, click here.

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Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

101 W. 22nd Street, Suite 206
Lombard, IL 60148

630-627-0507

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