Creating a Culture of Peace Retreat

Ninth Annual INTERFAITH: CREATING A CULTURE OF PEACE Retreat
Developing the practice of active nonviolence for personal and social change in a divisive world

Friday, August 4, 2017
6 – 9 pm (potluck)
St. Paul home, TBD

Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, 2017
9:30 am – 5 pm
Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, 1671 Summit Ave, St Paul

Creating a Culture of Peace (CCP) is a nationwide program for community-based and spiritually-grounded active nonviolence. The training explores dimensions of violence in our culture, resources for interpersonal nonviolence, dynamics of nonviolent social movements, perspectives on community building, and strategic action planning. Full Cost is $ 150.00. Early registration is encouraged. Scholarship assistance available. Registration is limited to 18 participants representing diversity of religious and spiritual traditions, ethnicity, age and income. Deadline is July 14. For more information contact co-facilitator, Joan Haan jmbhaan@comcast.net (651) 260-2747 or Katherine Wojtan, katherine@maryspence.org (651) 788-9869.

Sponsored by: Saint Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN) and Mary’s Pence Funding Women. Changing Lives. Co-Sponsored by: Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE), ISUROON (Strong women. Strong Communities), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota), Department of Indian Work-Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Muslim Christian Dialogue Center-University of St. Thomas, Hineni: Adult Jewish Learning and Contemplative Practices,Talmud Torah of St. Paul