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IPMN Events/Meals at 221st GA

IPMN Encourages you to attend these events at the 221st General Assembly

Click here for PC(USA) page for General Assembly. Click here for schedule of all events and here for FAQs.



Israel Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) Dinner, Mon June 16th

Marriott Courtyard, 5:30-7:30pm, Tickets $35

Scouting Out the Promised Land—In Search of a True Narrative of Liberation

Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Brant Rosen, congregational rabbi in Evanston, Ill., and co-president of Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council. A longtime activist for human rights and social justice, his book Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi’s Path to Palestinian Solidarity was published in 2013 by Just World Books. Rabbi Rosen is a prominent partner in national interfaith discussions on Palestine and Israel and a contributor to IPMN’s new publication.

see Rabbi's Rosen's Blog here.



Israel Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) Lunch, Wed Jun 18th

Fort Street Presbyterian Church

12:00 m.–1:45 p.m. Ticket: $29

Apartheid in the Holy Land: Reflections on the Israel and Palestine Conflict/Situation

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jerry Pillay, general secretary of the Uniting Presbyterian Church in South Africa and president of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Dr. Pillay has been a prominent leader in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa as a pastor and advocate. He brings his personal and global experiences and perspectives to the examination of “the facts on the ground” in Palestine and Israel.

See May 8, 2013 PNS news story: Jerry Pillay is an African church leader with a global perspective


The Peace Breakfast, Wed Jun 18th

Marriott - 6:45 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Ticket: $24

Sponsored by: Presbyterian Peace Fellowship

Celebrate our 70th anniversary of nonviolent witness and help set our agenda for the future! Speaker: Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK and author of Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control. Peaceseeker Awards to Jewish Voice for Peace, IPMN, and the Reverend Jim Atwood.

National Middle Eastern Presbyterian Caucus Dinner, Tue June 17th

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Ticket: $20

Fort Street Presbyterian Church

Did you know that the PC(USA) began our mission work in the Middle East in 1823? Did you know that we have 15 million Arab and Middle Eastern Christians and the Presbyterian church is the largest Protestant denomination in the Middle East? Did you know that we are reaching Middle Eastern people with Gospel in the U.S.A.? Come and learn about your ministry and mission to the Middle Eastern people in the U.S.A.


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