International Peacemaker Schedule -September 30-October 2

Rev. Luis Fernando SanmiguelThe Rev. Sanmiguel, International Peacemaker for 2016 from Colombia,
(sponsored by the Peace and Justice Network Presbytery of Grand Canyon) will make several appearances around the Presbytery during his upcoming visit:


Wednesday, September 28- 5 p.m. Dinner at University PC, Tempe- Tickets $5 -RSVP to
Thursday, September 29- Yuma SAM/MAS Group- 1 p.m.
Friday, September 30- 4 p.m. Conversation at Betania PC- 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, October 1- 8:30 a.m. – Memorial Presbyterian Breakfast with Presbyters
6:30 p.m.- Orangewood Presbyterian Fiesta Event
Sunday, October 2- 10:00 a.m.- Preaching at Faith Presbyterian, Sun City
3:30 p.m.  Faith Presbyterian and First, Sun City where Rev. Sanmiguel will lead a program in Illingworth Hall . Light Refreshments to follow

Rev. Luis Fernando Sanmiguel serves as pastor of the Community of Hope Presbyterian Church of Colombia. He has engaged in peace work for 26 years, taking part in a variety of social justice and human rights activities and movements and accompanying some of the most vulnerable rural communities. Rev. Sanmiguel has participated in peace talks between the Colombian government and guerilla groups, among them the revolutionary armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) and the National Liberation Army (ELN). He is part of the Commission for Social oversight appointed by the Dialogue in Havana, Cuba. He has served as pastoral accompanier to political prisoners in Villavicencio (FARC-EP), and in Medellin, Antioquia (ELN). He belongs to the diaconate office of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia by the Central Presbytery. Rev. Sanmiguel helps lead a peace project in the Presbytery of Urabia, called “Uraba Territory of Peace” and in Bogota he coordinates an interfaith movement called “Teusaquillo Territory of Peace.”

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