Amela Puljek-Shank (MCC Area Director for the Middle East and Europe) shared her personal story of living through the 1992 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Amela described her process of healing from trauma, by re-humanizing the enemy to make forgiveness possible. Recent images from Syria of devastation and multiple internal displacements showed how urgent the needs are for relief and conflict transformation skills. Even the abandoned families of opposing fighters need help. Hope comes in the form of MCC’s dedicated local partners who risk their lives to make a difference. Blessed are the peacemakers (Matt. 5:9). [KH]

Service Details

Passage: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21; and Matthew 5:9 referenced in sermon

Communion: Yes

Ecumenical or Event: Pentecost

Potluck Lunch: No

Congregational Meeting: No

Worship Team

Speaker: Amela Puljek-Shank

Worship Leader: Michael Despotovic

Song Leader: Angela Ruthven

Pianist: Ruth Enns

Usher: Chris Skinner

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