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 IPMN 2019 Annual Meeting

November 7-9th, 2019 
First & Franklin Presbyterian Church
210 West Madison St. Baltimore, Maryland

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Jonathan Kuttab



IPMN is thrilled to announce our 2019 Annual Meeting Keynote speaker and preacher, Jonathan Kuttab. Many of you are familiar with Jonathan and his extensive work for justice in Palestine. We are excited that Jonathan will be with us in November and hope you will join us, too. 
Read bio here.

 

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We are looking forward to our annual IPMN meeting and our time together in Baltimore this year! Our meeting will begin on Thursday, November 7th at 4pm and conclude at noon on Saturday, November 9th. The meeting will be held at the First & Franklin Presbyterian Church, located at 210 West Madison St. Baltimore, Maryland.

Please read the following descriptions carefully to decide which one is right for you before registering. Your hotel reservations will need to be made independently, directly with the hotel. A block of rooms has been reserved at the nearby Hotel Indigo and you can book your room at the IPMN rate online no later than Oct. 8, but you are welcome to make other arrangements as well. If you would like to share a hotel room with someone and need help finding a roommate, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Registration Options:
  • One Day Pass (only attending events/meals for one day) $50
  • Commuter (all scheduled events, but no meals) $75
  • Full Conference (all scheduled events and meals Thursday-Saturday) $100
  • Scholarship Recipient Registration: Both full and partial scholarships are available based on need. Our full scholarships will include a shared room at the Hotel Indigo, all events and meals Thursday through Saturday. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on scholarships. 

If there is any further information you feel we need with your reservation, please leave it in the comments box on your registration form.

We will have resource tables set up Thursday evening through Saturday morning for you to display any printed fliers, postcards, books, etc. You are encouraged to bring information from your local groups and initiatives, so that we can all learn what IPMNers across the country are doing in their own communities. If you are one of our many members who is active with other organizations or projects working for justice for Palestine, please feel free to bring information to share with the group.

We are in need of some volunteers to help with a few important tasks. If you are interested in helping plan and/or lead our worship events, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include any gifts you would like to contribute (e.g. vocal or instrumental musical ability, liturgy, reading, etc.). I will also need some folks to oversee the onsite registration table and help everyone get settled in with their rooms and information packets.

If you have any further questions feel free to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
I am looking forward to seeing you in Baltimore soon!
Blessings and peace,
 
Marietta Macy
Co-Moderator
Israel/Palestine Mission Network
of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
 
 

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Our next annual meeting will be November 7 - 9, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland which will prepare for the 224th General Assembly also in Baltimore in 2020.

Please put these dates on your calendar and plan on coming. IPMN needs your energy and presence to continue our solidarity and work for Palestinian rights.

We are looking for volunteers to help plan the meeting. Please email us if you can get involved: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

See you there!

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IPMN 2018 Annual Meeting Agenda

 

Thursday, November 1st 

8:30-1:00  
IPMN Steering Committee Meeting
 
3:00-3:45  
Registration Open
Lobby
 
4:00 
Welcome
Rev. Jeffrey DeYoe and Marietta Macy 
 
4:15 
Opening Worship with Communion
Rev. Denise Anderson
Main Meeting Room 
 
5:00 
Break
 
5:15 
Opening Business
Introductions, Announcements, and Overview of unique meeting purpose
Main Meeting Room 
 
6:00-7:00  
Dinner 
Marriott Dining Room
 
7:15  
Unpacking the “Why” and Laying Our Theological Groundwork
Rev. Denise Anderson 
Main Meeting Room
 
9:00
Celebrating Successes of 2018! 
Thanks, accomplishments, and successful fundraising campaign 
Main Meeting Room
 
9:30 
Informal gathering
Marriott Bar
 
 
Friday, November 2nd
 
8:30  
Morning Prayer
Main Meeting Room
 
9:00-11:45  
First Session (including break)
Rev. Denise Anderson
Main Meeting Room
 
12:00-12:45
Lunch
Marriott Dining Room 
 
1:00-3:45
Afternoon Session:
Living Out Our Mandate (including break)
Rev. Denise Anderson
Main Meeting Room
 
3:45 
Break
 
4:00 
Report from the Nominating Committee and Elections - Walt Davis
2019 Fundraising Campaign - Kurt Kaboth
Report from the Grants Committee - Carol Hylkema 
Main Meeting Room
 
5:00-9:00  
Dinner and Program with Local Area Multi-faith and Secular Partners
Shallowford Presbyterian Church
 
9:30 
Informal gathering
Marriott Bar
 
 
Saturday, November 3rd
 
8:30
Morning Prayer
Main Meeting Room
 
9:15-11:00
Plenary Session Workshop:
How to use Why Palestine Matters in local settings
Noushin Framke and Susan Landau
Main Meeting Room
 
11:15-11:45  
Plenary Session
Closing Business 
 
11:45-12:15  
Sending Service
Main Meeting Room
 
 

Blogs & Info-sites

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Kairos Palestine A Confession of Faith from the Christians of Palestine
 
Palestine Portal - Find out what you can do as an individual, at your church, and in your community. Connect with organizations and communities around the world committed to the struggle for liberation and justice.
 
Kairos USA - a movement to unify and mobilize American Christians to take a prophetic stance for a just peace in Israel and Palestine
 
IMEU - Institute for Middle East Understanding
 
Keep Hope Alive - Tree-planting Trip, Feb 2016 Led by Rev. Chad Collins & Rev. Marietta Macy
 
Mosaic of Peace,  PC(USA) Peacemaking Trip 
 
 
Wallwritings, by Jim Wall, retired Managing Editor of Christian Century
 
Shalom Rav - A blog by Rabbi Brant Rosen
 
Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Israel/Palestine page 
 
Miko Peled's Blog - Author of The General's Son, Israeli Advocate 
 
Mar Elias Volunteers, Blog by IPMNers Ted and Jane Settle at Mar Elias School in Israel
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