You and your congregation are invited to a potluck dinner Saturday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m. at Shallowford Presbyterian Church (Youth Center), 2375 Shallowford Rd, Atlanta. This free event is sponsored by The Peacemaking Partnership of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. Guest speaker will be Amilcar Valencia, executive director of El Refugio, a hospitality house in Lumpkin, right outside the gates of Stewart Detention Center, serving the family and friends of men detained and separated from their loved ones. On the weekends El Refugio offers meals, lodging, visits to detained immigrants and support to families free of charge. Come to this welcome table and learn more about the Peacemaking Partnership of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. R.s.v.p.to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 13.
For over 30 years the Peacemaking Program of the PC(USA) has been providing resources, ideas, and encouragement to congregations and individuals who have a heart for peacemaking. The Peacemaking Partnership of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta is active with the PC(USA) and is made up of representatives from interested congregations. It meets on the third Saturday of the month from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Road, Decatur, Ga.