Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Today in the PC-USA Mission Yearbook

The Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study is a daily devotional with 365 inspiring mission stories that come from next door and all across the globe. It inspires thousands of Presbyterians daily as they uphold the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in intercessory prayer.

Today in the Mission Yearbook: August 1, 2017

2017 INTERNATIONAL PEACEMAKERS - Presbyterian churches and institutions will soon have the opportunity to hear what it is like to be a hometown refugee. Nora Arsenian Carmi is one of at least 15 individuals who will be visiting Presbyterian churches, mid councils and other institutions this fall as part of the 2017 International Peacemakers. The group will be speaking between September 22 and October 16.

Carmi was born in Jerusalem, Palestine, a few months before the establishment of Israel. Since 1967, she has been a permanent resident of East Jerusalem. Conflict is something Carmi is very familiar with, considering her Armenian heritage. Her family survived the Armenian genocide of 1915 ...

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