Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Cook-Huffman to lead Ministers’ Association event.

"Paradoxes of Congregational Conflict: Pastoral Leadership in Interpersonal Peacemaking" is the title of this year’s pre-Conference continuing education event sponsored by the Church of the Brethren Ministers’ Association. The event takes place June 25-26 in San Diego, Calif.

Celia Cook-Huffman, assistant professor of Peace Studies at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., and associate director of the college’s Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, will lead the event. She holds degrees from Manchester College, the University of Notre Dame where she earned a master’s degree in Peace Studies, and Syracuse University where she earned a doctorate degree. She also has specialized training and education in conflict resolution, nonviolence, gender studies, and mediation.

Cost is $60 for an individual ($90 at the door), or $90 for a couple ($120 at the door). First-time attenders register for $30, and current seminary or academy students register for $20. Onsite child supervision will be available, and a picnic will be held, for an extra fee. Continuing education units will be available.

Register online at or contact Tim Sollenberger Morphew, P.O. Box 52, New Paris, IN 46553. Registrations are due by June 10.

Source: 2/12/2009 Newsline Extra

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