University United Methodist Church, Austin, Texas

The Amos Commission announces
The Wilson Wade Memorial Invocation to Peace, Mercy and Justice
Worship, Study, Reflection, Proclamation, Advocacy… building the Kingdom of God

Fall 2006 Series, From Peace to Non-violence

This series of learning the transforming power of non-violent activism, takes us through the fundamentals of Worship, Study, and Reflection, leading to Proclamation and Advocacy.

From September 10 through Thanksgiving, we will learn the power of non-violent strategies from those icons of non-violent peacemaking, Gandhi and Tutu and begin to build ways to empower UUMC members for peacemaking.

Saturday October 28, 9.30 – 4.00 pm Building Strategies for Reconciliation

Morning session

The joy and the victory of the South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a new way of forging human community, or a license for murder?

Afternoon session

The Making of a Peacemaker – a study of the Rabble Rouser for Peace, Desmond Tutu

$30 per person to cover lunch and notes
Registration required, call UUMC on 478-9387or email

Sunday October 29 12.30 – 2.00pm Reflections on a peacemaker’s life, by John Allen.

His 20 years with Desmond Tutu.

Lunch will be served, $5 per person.