Dr. Peter Makari will speak on the Palestinian/Israel situation in his sermon at the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 9. Makari is the Middle East regional Secretary for Global Ministries, the overseas mission arm of the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ. Born in Egypt, Dr. Makari has a Master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies the American University of Cairo and his Ph.D. from New York University. He has been a part of Global Ministries since 2000.
Our 9:45 a.m. Adult forum will be led by Rachel Shomali, a Palestinian woman who is a student at Birzeit University in Palestine.
Our guests' appearance is part of a discussion series at the church on the situation in the Middle East from both Jewish and Arab perspectives, and how we as Christians can be a voice for peace rather than contribute to the conflict there.