Monthly Archives: February 2014

Friends of Sabeel conference in Portland April 4 – 5




What is required of us?

Find out what is really going on with the occupation of Palestine. Be informed and ready to act. Speakers will include Rev. Brian McClaren, authors Max Blumenthal and Mark Braverman, and many others.

The conference will be held at First United Methodist Church in Portland April 4 and 5. Details about the conference and registration for one or both days is available at

MFSA Spring Event: Finding Justice in the Holy Land and at Home

mbMark Braverman will be the keynote speaker at this year’s MFSA Spring Event: “Finding Justice in the Holy Land and at Home” on March 22nd.  Mark is a Jewish American author and speaker on faith issues related to peace in Israel and Palestine. He has been closely involved in the international church movement to support Palestinian rights. He spoke at the launch of the Palestine Kairos document “Moment of Truth” in Bethlehem in 2009 and has taught on kairos consciousness in the U.S., the UK, Germany, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, South Korea, Lebanon, and Palestine. Mark has worked with Presbyterian, Episcopal, and evangelical groups as well as MFSA in promoting peace. He has served on the Advisory Board of Friends of Sabeel North America and Friends of Tent Nations North America. Mark is National Program Director for Kairos USA, a movement to unify and mobilize American Christians to take a prophetic stance for a just peace in the Israel and Palestine. Mark has authored multiple books on Israel-Palestinian issues, loves Bible study and preaching, and lives with his wife Susan in Portland, Oregon near some of their grandchildren. Check out his website at

Learn more about the event here. Invite someone to come with you! Download a flyer to forward or print: Spring Event flyer 2014

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