Global Ministries mission co-worker Michael Joseph will be visiting Everett UCC on Monday September16th at 6:15 pm. This event is a potluck.
Michael has been serving in Colombia on behalf of Global Ministries of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church Disciples of Christ for the past 12 years.
As he ends his service in Bogota, Michael will be visiting to share stories about his work and experiences with peacemaking organizations in Colombia. He will provide updated information about the progress, or lack thereof, of implementation of the Colombian Peace Accords adopted by a vote of the people in 2016.
Michael, whose work has focused on conflict transformation, restorative justice and human rights in the midst of Colombia’s armed conflict, brings a depth of knowledge and experience with peacemaking efforts in Colombia He will provide updated information about the progress, or lack thereof, of implementation of the Colombian Peace Accords adopted by a vote of the people in 2016. .
Quoting Cornel West, Michael writes in his Global Ministries profile, “To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely—to step in the name of love as if you may land on nothing, yet to keep stepping because the something that sustains you, no empire can give you, and no empire can take away.”
Written by Ed Evans for Pacific NW UCC Conference News