Shalom Training Track at CCDA in Memphis–Please share the word!

Shalom Training Track at Christian Community Development Association National Conference  Nov. 11-12th, 2015 Every year, over 4,000 faith-motivated, justice-driven, community ministry leaders gather for the Christian Community Development Association’s national conference.  This year we’re in Memphis for CCDA.  http://www.ccda.org/events/national-conferences In behalf of Communities of Shalom, a member organization, I am pleased to invite you to four events at CCDA in Memphis on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 11-12th, 2015:  ·         Networking Lunch Session for trainers ·         Practical Workshop on repurposing church buildings ·         Go and See a Shalom Site in

PACCT IV

In preparing for the fourth training event for our Pastoral and Congregational Care Training (PACCT) program, I wrote this little dittie and emailed it to Gabriel, our Country Director: Mobilize the PACCT Committee Assemble all the troops PACCT IV is on the loose! Moira Chimombo is coming as is Dr. C. and his team* Dr. Gaston stands ready with angel Gabriel abeam March 10 is the date! But where shall we meet? How shall we

PACCT III Leadership

Day Two by Paul Moore Jr. PACCT was excellent today and Moira was up and at ‘em – perhaps a little more intense than she normally is. She is a genius and such a wonderful woman of God. And it was great seeing the Malawians do their thing – the kids really respond to them. “Hippo in the Water” exercise went over especially good today. We’ll see how “Problem Tree” and “Snake in the Bathroom”

American Churches Sponsor PACCT

Increasingly, the church leadership in Malawi are reaching out to people with AIDS, both in their congregations and in the community at large, including prisons and orphan care centers–thanks in part of our Pastoral and Congregational Care Training (PACCT) program. In the photo above, a prisoner with AIDS is segregated from the other 150 inmates in a local Malawian prison I visited in March 2007. AIDS orphans and neglected prisoners with AIDS are two of

American Churches Sponsor PACCT

Increasingly, the church leadership in Malawi are reaching out to people with AIDS, both in their congregations and in the community at large, including prisons and orphan care centers–thanks in part of our Pastoral and Congregational Care Training (PACCT) program. In the photo above, a prisoner with AIDS is segregated from the other 150 inmates in a local Malawian prison I visited in March 2007. AIDS orphans and neglected prisoners with AIDS are two of