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At Interfaith Peace Camp, seeds of friendship sprout in fun

What does a bike-powered ice-cream maker have to do with peace and justice? A lot, for the 47 children from grades 1-6 attending June’s Interfaith Peace Camp — a collaboration by Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement with local faith communities. “At the heart of peacebuilding is relationship building,” notes a statement of the camp’s purpose. ...More

Interfaith Peace Camp Promotes Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Skills for Area Children

"Building Bridges, Building Peace" is the theme for the third annual Interfaith Peace Camp to be held at EMU June 22-July 2. Children at the 2009 Interfaith Peace Camp enjoyed learning to knot comforters as part of a service project. ...More

EMU Hosts Interfaith Forum, Professor from Iran

Abraham’s Tent: A Center for Interfaith Engagement at EMU, hosted Dr. Rasoul Rasoulipour, a philosophy of religion professor in Tehran, Iran, for a day-long campus visit, May 25, 2010. The highly engaging Drs. Akrami, Rasoulipour ...More

Students Wrap Up Some Yule Cheer

(L. to r.): Geoff Ens, Jen Erb, Alex Brodt, Erika Detweiler, Kristi Wenger, Lisa Berry, Jennifer Ruth, Felicia Wideman and Jason Gerig wrap clothing items and toys to be distributed to children at Harrisonburg-Rockin ...More