Meeting notes for People for Peace, Justice, and Healing

Saturday, May 20, 2006

People for Peace, Justice and Healing met May 20, 10 a.m., at Associated Ministries. Present for Check-in were Rob, Katherine, Sheila, Kyle, Scott, Joel, Karen 1 & 2, Vivi, Martell, Sallie, Colleen, Mark, and Laura. Check-in concluded at 11:45.


Conversation Cafe: Katherine
Brief report-in of last C/C by Katherine. This coming Tuesday: Human Destiny -- Are We Terminators or Preservers of Life? By popular request the last question of the month, Tuesday, May 30, will focus on immigration.

Interfaith Camp: Sallie
Sallie asked us to distribute flyers to Christian Bookstores, TCC, private schools, Life Center, Unity, Korean Women's Club, and various other public venues.

Check-In: Group
Discussion of the fact that check-in took until 11:45. C/C model suggested as a possible "discipline" to try -- or something similar.... to cutdown on time expenditure. Laura suggested a first and second "pass" - checking in twice so people won't be so anxious about not leaving anything out on the first go-round. Group decides to try "self-discipline" and mindfulness when we're checking in. We will try and be more adroit about abstracting agenda items from our check-ins...

Mark distributed a translation of an article by Alain Morice and a recent statement by UFPPC on Iran -- both available on the UFPPC web site.


TONIGHT: Fundraiser for Mark Wilson, Candidate for U.S. Senate, sponsored by Louisa Beal at Commencement Bay Coffee House, 5 to 8 p.m.

Fundraiser with Patty Burrell to support the environment at Antique Sandwich Shop at 8 p.m.

Acts of Conscience and Stories of Resistance in Iraq and Israel/Palestine Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Steven Funk, USMC, Iraq Veterans Against the War and Dan Tsahor, former IDF Soldier

WPA 2006 Awards Ceremony -- winning poems and readings by the Judges, KingsBooks, June 3, 2 p.m.

Steve and Kristi Nebel -- Antique Sandwich Company, June 3, 7:30 p.m. with Joe Debenedictis -- BENEFIT CONCERT FOR UFPPC -- Guest Speaker, Mark Jensen on "Demystifying the West's Confrontation with Iran -- Email: -- tickets $10 in advance $12 at the door

CATHOLIC WORKER -- fundraiser for Guadalupe House of Hospitality on June 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Holy Cross Hall, 5510 North 44th Street. For information call Peter at 226-9605

FOR -- Seabeck Retreat July 1 through July 4 - Creating the Beloved Community. To attend contact Western Washington FOR at 225 North 70th Street, Seattle 98003 or Registrar: Janet Brown phone:(503) 585-5436 email:

Information about Fellowship for Reconciliation:

PUGET SOUND INTERFAITH YOUTH CAMP for boys and girls entering grades 7 and 8. Campers sought from all faith traditions. Campers contact Kathy Erlandson, 360-357-7224 or email:

Camp Counsellors sought: contact Rabbi Bruce Kadden at 253-564-7101 or email: