RESTORERS OF STREETS TO LIVE IN – 2012 Peacemaking Conference at Ghost Ranch – Save the Date

2012 Peacemaking Conference at Ghost Ranch

July 11- 14 (departures on July 15), 2012


The 2012 Peacemaking Conference will explore the Reign of God as expressed in Isaiah 58:12, holding fast to our call to be the “restorers of streets to live in.”  This conference invites people from across the country to live simply in intentional community with rustic accommodations and shared facilities in the sacred space of Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico.

Morning contextual Bible study will provide a foundation for the conference to address current situations on the street by Connecting, Confessing, Blessing and Venturing forward in seeking peace.   Afternoon skills training (nonviolence, respectful dialogue, global discipleship, building peace and others) and artistic interpretation (social networking experience, photography, writing, music and others) will nurture creativity and energy in taking next steps with imagination, vision, hope and wisdom to be a “restorers of the streets to live in.”

Conference Leaders include:

Margaret Aymer, associate professors of New Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Cláudio Carvalhaes, associate professor of Worship and Preaching at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky

David LaMotte, singer/songwriter/speaker and peace activists in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Luba Kravchenko, director of Liturgical Music at Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, California


Registration: $175.00 per person

Housing:   Choices are rustic and the most affordable housing options on the ranch with communal facilities in nearby buildings or down a breezeway.  Costs include (towels, pillows, sheets and blankets) and meals beginning with dinner on 7/11 through dinner 7/14.

Mesa Level housing:  Single- $443.00, Double- $245.00, and Triple- $195.00

Main Level Housing:  Single- $483.00, Double- $283.00, Triple- $222.00, and Quad- $191.00

Campsites are also available (meals not included):

Tent sites- no electricity:  $19.00 per day

Tent/RV w/electricity: $22.00 per day

RV w/hook-ups: $29.00 per day

Ghost Ranch Dining Hall tickets may be purchased on site:

Breakfast: $7.00, Lunch $10.00 and Dinner $12.00

More information available in January 2012 with on-line registration beginning February 2012.

Hope to see you at Ghost Ranch!

One thought on “RESTORERS OF STREETS TO LIVE IN – 2012 Peacemaking Conference at Ghost Ranch – Save the Date

  1. Austen Brauker

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