Category: ECONOMIC-ECOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATION

Stories and ideas about being in harmony and at peace with the Creation.

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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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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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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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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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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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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PCEC ENGAGES MILF IN A PEACE DIALOGUE

09 MARCH 2011. COTABATO CITY—The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) and the Peace Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) held an inter-faith dialogue on the newly-resumed peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the MILF. Bishop Efraim Tendero (PCEC National Director), Bishop John Tayoto (Chairman, PCEC Peace and Reconciliation …

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CLSU PROF TRAINS BUGKAI FAIR TRADE FARMERS

On January 25, 2011, PBCI team travelled to Brgy. Binuangan, Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya. Bishop Edgardo Docuyanan welcomed us and led us to their church where we would conduct the seminar on coffee farming. Twenty six (26) farmers from the area and the nearby barangays attended. The team introduced Fair Trade Principles and Arabica …

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PBCI ASSESSES COMMUNITY IMPACT OF PAR NUEVA ECIJA

FEB 21, 2011. Peace and Reconciliation Nueva Ecija (PAR NE) Reunion and Impact Assessment. On December 2009, Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) started a project on Disaster Risk Management. After a year, we have already trained one PAR community, consisting of 30 members, in the Province of Nueva Ecija. They were …

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PBCI IMMERSES IN KALINGA’S STORIES AND CULTURE

On the third week of January 2011, PBCI team had an extraordinary experience in the Province of Kalinga. From Tabuk City, we had a three-hour roller coaster ride on a jeepney loaded with pigs, chickens, and rice. After the ride, we hiked a distance of 6 km uphill from 230 m/asl up to 680 m/asl.The …

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23 LEADERS JOIN IN CENTRAL LUZON PAR CATALYST SEMINAR

Twenty-three community leaders participated in the First Central Luzon Peace and Reconciliation Catalyst Seminar, held in Cabanatuan City last March 23, 2010. This is part of PeaceBuilders Community’s PAR Team Organizing extension in Luzon–the northern island of the Philippines. These participants are leaders of the Association of Ministers and Ministries in Nueva Ecija (AMMNE). They …

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LIGAWASAN, CENTRAL MINDANAO: 16.OCTOBER.2008

October 15-18, 2008. The Peacebuilders Community travelled with their network behind the so-called “enemy lines” to help in a Mindanao-wide fact finding mission regarding the alleged human rights violations committed by both the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). We distributed emergency relief goods along the way to …

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