Live streaming sessions of the Shalom National Summit are free of cost:http://gbgm-umc.org/shalom Thursday, October 29 • 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Opening Session and Worship: Greetings from Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor of South Carolina, Mayor Bob Cobble of Columbia, with a sermon by Bishop Gregory Palmer, president of the Council of Bishops, and a report on the “State of Shalom” by Dr. Michael Christensen, National Director. • 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Session One: “Stepping
Communities of Shalom National Summit this week will be video streamed live from Columbia, South Carolina, beginning Thursday morning, October 29, at 9:30am EST (see schedule below). If the purpose of a National Summit is to bring together representatives from a national network for a time of personal sharing, inspiration, team building and group training, then this year’s National Shalom Summit will fulfill its purpose and more through live webcasting to those who are unable
Over 300 shalomers descend this week upon Columbia, South Carolina for the National Shalom Summit 2009. And hundreds more will join us via live streaming on the internet October 28-31. The purpose of a National Summit is to bring together representatives of our 104 Shalom sites for a time of sharing, inspiration, learning, networking and training. Previous Summits were hosted in Stamford, Ct (1994), Charleston (1995), Philadelphia (1996), Los Angeles (1997), Houston (1998), Washington D.C.
I enjoyed Bono’s Op Ed piece in the New York Times today. Rebranding America By BONO In it he affirms the President for being selected for the Nobel Peace Prize, and praises America as potentially the world’s leading partner in eliminating the three greatest threats to the global village: 1) EXTREME POVERTY, 2) EXTREME IDEOLOGY AND 3) EXTREME CLIMATE CHANGE. As an Irishman, he calls for America to “rebrand, restart reboot” to fulfill the promises