Global YA Festival – Bethlehem
This arrived in my inbox if people are keen to travel to Bethlehem.
From Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Centre ‘Working for Justice, Peace & Reconciliation in Palestine & Israel. Find out more here
GLOBAL YOUNG ADULT FESTIVAL 2013
Imagine rebuilding a family’s demolished home in one week, or replanting a burned down olive grove in a day. How about challenging discrimination with the mischievous fun of a solidarity flash mob. These are the sorts of things you could be doing in Palestine and Israel during July 1st – 6th, 2013.
Next summer, we invite you to a Global Young Adult Festival, where we will gather together with around 500 young people, between the ages of 18 – 35. Uniting from all over the world, we will address important issues such as Environmental Sustainability, Economic Justice, Human Rights, and Community, which present unique challenges to our generation. The theme of the event will be Moving Mountains, Reshaping the World, and the vision is to enact small miracles to counter injustices relating to these issues. As we join up with other young adults, we want to take a good look at the unjust realities that exist around us and examine how Christian theologies call us to relevant action. In other words, this will not be merely an academic conference or worship experience, but will also educate, empower, and mobilize passionate young adults to actually get out in the community and act….