Peacemaking Trips

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program invites you to travel abroad and learn more about peacemaking and reconciliation as part of peacemaking travel study seminar opportunities our denomination is hosting next year.


Upcoming 2013 Peacemaking Trips


Application Forms | Contact Information


Peacemaking in the Philippines:
Environmental Devastation
and Human Trafficking Connection

February 12–22, 2013

This peacemaking travel study seminar in the Philippines will offer participants a chance to explore the history and current struggles of Filipino people; to meet with church partners working in the areas of peace, human rights, and climate change; and to be immersed in the environment of the mountain villages and local farms of these islands.

Details and an application form are available on the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program web page.

Web resource: gamc.pcusa.org/ministries/peacemaking

Seminar leaders: Bruce Reyes-Chow and Nancy Eng MacNeill

Applications due: Tuesday, September 4, 2012
                                       Application forms are available here.

Estimated cost: $1,750 plus round-trip airfare to Manila, Philippines

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Northern Ireland:
Peacemaking and Reconciliation in the Celtic Context

April 1–12, 2013

This peacemaking travel study seminar in Northern Ireland will introduce participants to Irish Christian history, offering opportunity to explore significant Celtic Christianity sites, visit with local Protestant and Catholic people, and meet with representatives from organizations involved in conflict mediation and intercommunity reconciliation.

Details and an application form are available on the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program web page.

Web resource: gamc.pcusa.org/ministries/peacemaking

Seminar leader: Kiran Young Wimberly

Applications due: Tuesday, September 4, 2012
                                       Application forms are available here.

Estimated cost: $1,395 plus round-trip airfare to Dublin or Belfast

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Application Forms

Application forms for both peacemaking travel study seminars are available on the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program web page.

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For More Information

Contact Vicky Curtiss
Associate Pastor for Mission, Fourth Presbyterian Church
vcurtiss@fourthchurch.org
312.981.3598

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