Jul 20 2011

PCEC JOINS ECUMENICAL CHURCH LEADERS’ PEACE SUMMIT

Senior leaders of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) actively participated in the Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit, held last July 19-21, 2011 at the Mary Ridge Spiritual Center in Tagaytay City. The Summit was convened to talk about the role of the Church in the peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) …

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Jul 19 2011

WELLSPRING OF LIFE: REFLECTING ON MY CANADIAN EXPERIENCE

  The capacity to imagine something rooted in the challenges of the real world yet capable of giving birth to that which does not yet exist” (J.P. Lederach, 2005).   Going to Canada is beyond my imagination and just what Lederach said, moral imagination is rooted in the challenges of what’s happening in the real …

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Jul 16 2011

CLARK DECLARATION: PCEC 29TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) is a signatory of this statement. We sense that God is moving the Church in the Philippines, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to help in the transformation of our land and people towards peace, justice, and righteousness. PBCI will specifically contribute peace and reconciliation training among church groups and …

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Jul 09 2011

DAVAO CITY MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP ORGANIZES PAR COMMUNITY

The Davao City Ministerial Fellowship (DCMF) sent twenty-six (26) of their key people from among their congregations to be trained as part of the DCMF Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community. They have subdivided their PAR Community into 5 Teams, under the leadership of duly-elected pastors: 1. Formal-Legal Affairs & Public Relations – Pastor Johnny Dalisay …

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Jul 01 2011

PCEC FORMALIZES PAR COMMISSION

The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), the largest  network of evangelical denominations, local churches and parachurch and mission organizations in the country, gathered 40 Christian peace advocates from all over the Philippines for the First Evangelical Peace Summit, held in Tagaytay City last June 29-30, 2011. Bishop Efraim Tendero, PCEC National Director, laid down the objectives …

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Jun 28 2011

NORTHERN MINDANAO LEADERS INITIATE PAR MINISTRY

Twenty-seven Christian leaders — bishops, pastors, church workers, local government executives, academics — participated in the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Ministry Orientation in Cagayan de Oro City. They represented various evangelical communities in Region 10. This event is the beginning of a series of PAR Seminars to be held throughout this region in the next …

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Jun 18 2011

METRO-COTABATO MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP ORGANIZES THEIR PAR COMMUNITY

The MetroCotabato Ministerial Fellowship (MCMF) formally organized the MetroCotabato PAR Community from among their key leaders. This journey started last November 08, 2010 when key staff of the PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) was introduced by Ms. Joy Raguine to the MCMF leaders. PBCI presented the concept of peace and reconciliation (PAR) ministry. Since then, a …

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May 27 2011

MINISTERS’ LEAGUE OF ZAMBALES INITIATES PAR MOVEMENT IN THEIR PROVINCE

The Ministers’ League of Zambales (MLZ) and the Asian Center for Leadership Education and Development (ACLEAD) invited the Peace and Reconciliation Commission of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC-PARCom) to conduct a seminar series on Peace Education among their pastors and other sectoral leaders of the Province of Zambales. Ms Susan Granada, National Coordinator …

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May 27 2011

PBCI CONDUCTS PAR FAIR TRADE SEMINAR IN KALINGA

Twenty eight (28) farmers from Barangay (Village) Asibanglan and Balbalan were gathered in Tabuk City for the Fair Trade Farming seminar. They were introduced to Fair Trade Principles and processes in coffee farming.  The farmers were happy because it was the first time they heard about Fair Trade and it was an eye-opener for them. At the end of the day, they ordered …

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May 19 2011

PAR LA UNION IS FORMALLY ORGANIZED

On May 19, 2011, Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community in the Province of La Union was formally organized. Pastors, bishops, and church leaders from the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) and the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) were joined with academic leaders, Christian NGO leaders, local government officials, police officers, and …

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