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2016 Joint North-South Prayer for Peace

Every year the Christians in South Korea and the Christians within the official church of North Korea write a joint prayer for overcoming conflict and moving to respectful reconciliation. Today in Korea is August 15th, the anniversary of both liberation … Continue reading

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Advent and God’s Presence

Every Advent I spend my time thinking about the hope of peace in the Korean context. I think about my work with the National Council of Churches and their Reconciliation and Unification Committee. The end of the year 2015 will … Continue reading

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2015 Joint North-South Prayer and Worship Liturgy (8.15 Anniversary)

This coming August 15th, 2015 will mark 70 years since Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial control as well as Korea’s division into two zones based on the decision of US and Soviet Union officials (with Koreans conspicuously absent). Thus began … Continue reading

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Reconciliation & Unification Committee Work and Kurt

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations NY office recently requested that I provide them with a video description of my connection to the National Council of Churches in Korea and its┬áReconciliation and Unification Committee (RUC). The Presbyterian UN office … Continue reading

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NCCK Visit to Pyongyang and Joint Worship

(From an NCCK news article I helped to translate into English) The 8.15 Joint Prayer Worship for Peace and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula was held at the Bong Su Church in Pyongyang with The National Council of Churches in … Continue reading

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NCCK Joint Worship for Peaceful Reunification

(from an NCCK news article I helped to edit into English) On Sunday August 10th, the NCCK Committee for Reconciliation and Unification along with 600 people from 11 member churches and affiliated organizations held a joint Sunday prayer worship service, … Continue reading

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Joint Peace Prayer (text only)

Today is Liberation Day on the Korean Peninsula. May they be liberated from division and war. Let us pray the prayer composed together by Christians in the North and in the South:   God of Love! It has been 25 … Continue reading

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