• Peace Moments
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Welcome to the Peace, Justice and Poverty Relief Task Force updates page for Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center, Community of Christ. Please join us in making a difference in our local communities here in Iowa and Missouri as part of a global movement of congregations in more than 60 nations in Community of Christ.

Peace Moments

Click here to access the weekly Peace Moments from the Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center Peace, Justice and Poverty Relief Task Force.

Task Force Meetings

The LHMC Peace, Justice and Poverty Relief Task Force meets several times each year via Zoom. Please join us for Peace Justice and Poverty Relief Task Force Meetings on January 14, March 11, May 3, August 12, and October 14 at 7PM. The Task Force plans shares information about peace and justice events, plans participation, and coordinates peace and justice resources in Lamoni Heartland Mission Center.

SALT Retreat: The Gospel of Peace: From Temple to Temple

Please join us via Zoom for the SALT Retreat “The Gospel of Peace: From Temple to Temple.” March 19-21. Faciliatator Glenn Johnson. Textbooks are “Jesus the Rebel: Bearer of God’s Peace and Justice by John Dear” by John Dear and “In Pursuit of Peace: Community of Christ’s Journey.” by Andrew Bolton, John Hamer, David Howlett, Lachlan Mackay, and Barbara Walden. This retreat offers 2 Peace and Justice Practicum Credits as well as being a course in the SALT program.

March 19: 7PM – 9PM Centering and Introduction

March 20: 9AM-12PM Jesus Life and Teachings. Reference: John Dear Ch. 1-21.

March 20: 1PM – 3PM The Nonviolence of Jesus. Reference: John Dear Ch. 22- 33.

March 20: 3:30 – 5:30PM Memories of a Confessing Peace Church. Reference: Bolton, et. al., Ch. Intro to 3.

March 21: 1PM – 5PM Roots of a Confessing Peace Church. Reference: Bolton, et. al., Ch. 4 to End.

Palm Sunday Peace Event: DMARC

The Des Moines Area Religious Council has traditionally hosted a Palm Sunday Peace Walk. We invite you to join us for the COVID-safe version of this event on March 28. Let’s have a great showing from Community of Christ. Details to follow.