First Church Community Minister for Latin America Monica Maher Preaching -Jul 8

Rev. Dr. Mónica Maher, who was ordained at First Church in March, 2014, serves with Friends Peace Teams as Peacebuilding in the Americas (PLA) Initiative Coordinator. Based in Quito, Ecuador, she travels frequently throughout Latin America. PLA offers Basic, Advanced and Facilitator Training workshops in its Alternatives to Violence Project and prepares local volunteers to lead them. PLA is part of the Friends Peace Teams, building on Quaker experience and commitment to conflict resolution. Join us during and after Morning Worship, as we continue to build this powerful connection with Monica and her ministry!

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