Tag: Peace and Reconciliation

NCR-BASED PBCI BOARD MEMBERS INITIATE PAR OPERATIONS IN METRO MANILA

PeaceBuilders Community MetroManila is a “bayanihan” of people advocating and working for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our beautiful land. Their mandate is to practice and propagate our message of peace—as harmony with the Creator, harmony with our being, harmony with others, and harmony with the creation—in the various contexts of the urban reality in the National Capital Region (NCR).

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PAR VALUES WORK IN OUR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL TASKS

Our Inclusive Development and Social Entrepreneurial endeavors are framed in Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Principles. PAR is the heart of all our field activities and the energizer behind the enthusiasm of our employees and volunteers. PAR is the set of values that brings cohesion and sustainability among the community leaders, farming partners, and organizations with whom we’re working. PAR is the motivating factor behind the awards and recognition we’ve been receiving as PBCI-CFP Tribe.

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BRIDGE-BUILDING IN A DIVIDED, MILITARIZED SOCIETY: THE WAY OF JESUS

As a body of Jesus’ followers, PeaceBuilders Community seeks to constantly sound the Gong of Harmony to call peace-loving people to help build bridges between conflicting parties in this land. Our desire is to demonstrate peace-and-reconciliation principles and practices as embodied in our community.

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WE EMBRACE THE LARGER REALITIES IMAGINED BY A NEW PAR COMMISSION

It’s 2016! PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) looks forward to this New Year with renewed energies of “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control” (Gal. 5:22-23). These characteristics have been our corporate prayers since we said goodbye to 2015. PBCI is also inspired by a new national Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) movement. Last 22-26 …

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PEACE, CONFLICT, AND CULTURE: A REFLECTION ON OUR TRIP TO KALINGA

On November 3rd, 2014, a team from the Peacebuilder’s Davao office set off for the mountainous Kalinga province in Luzon. Once there, we met our PAR community leader in the area, Twinkle, to be our guide for the duration of the field trip. Our express intent was to lead some PAR, coffee, and livelihood workshops; …

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PASTORS & CHRISTIAN LEADERS GET HANDS-ON TRAINING ON DISASTER RESPONSE OPERATIONS

“Flood rescue operations is now a crucial ministry of our church to our neighborhood and even to our municipality,” said Pastor Paul Villamor, a survivor of super-typhoon Haiyan and one of the organizers of a local disaster response network being facilitated by PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI). “Because of the disasters we’ve been experiencing, we are …

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PAR NUEVA ECIJA RESPONDS TO DISASTER VICTIMS

The Peace and Reconciliation Community in the Province of Nueva Ecija (PAR NE) actively responded to the disaster victims after the onslaught of typhoons Pedring (Nesat) and Quiel (Nalgae). Bishop John Tayoto, former Chairman of Peace and Reconciliation Nueva Ecija (PAR NE), and currently the Chairman of the Peace and Reconciliation Commission (PARCOM) of the …

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PBCI AND UNIFRUTTI AGREE TO ADVANCE PAR TOGETHER

In joyful response to God’s initiative and provision, PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP) have agreed to work together in a joint ministry with the Unifrutti Group of Companies (UGC), along with their foundations — Unifrutti Foundation Inc. and Hineleban Foundation Inc. (HFI)– to advance Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) initiatives in the Province of Bukidnon. …

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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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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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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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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.