Pre Assembly Event Presenters

Disciples General Assembly Pre Assembly Event Jesus Calls Us ... to Pursue What Makes for Peace Presenter Bios

Disciples General Assembly Pre Assembly Event
Jesus Calls Us ... to Pursue What Makes for Peace


Presenter Bios

Rev. David Vargas is the President of the Division of Overseas Ministries (DOM) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Co-Executive of Global Ministries, a common witness of DOM and Wider Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ.

Dr. Michael Kinnamon, Professor of Mission and Peace at Eden Theological Seminary; formerly a professor at two Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) seminaries where he taught courses on ecumenical movement, the local mission of the Church, and inter-faith dialogue. Before going to Eden, he was dean and professor at Lexington Theological Seminary. 

Allen and Dottie Miller Professor of Mission and Peace at Eden Theological Seminary; formerly a professor at two Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) seminaries where he taught courses on ecumenical movement, the local mission of the Church, and inter-faith dialogue. Before going to Eden, he was dean and professor at Lexington Theological Seminary.

Alimamy Philip Koroma, Coordinator of the Eminent Persons Ecumenical Program in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He also served as General Secretary of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone from 1996-2005.

Rev. Kil-Soo Yoon, General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea.

Rula Issat Mahfouz Shubeita, a member of Sabeel, an ecumenical grassroots liberation movement among Palestinian Christians, a archivist, translator and licensed general tourist guide in the Holy Land (Israel and the West Bank).

Dr. Jean Zaru is one of the founding members of Sabeel, a Palestinian Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. From 1983-91 she was a member of the Interfaith Dialogue of the World Council of Churches and has served as President of the Board of Directors of the East Jerusalem YWCA. (Dr. Zaru ws unable to attend the Pre-Assembly because of illness; however, her paper is included in this publication.

Rev. Dr. Ken Brooker Langston, an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Director of Disciples Justice Action Network (DJAN) and the Coordinator of the Disciples Center for Public Witness at National City Christian Church in Washington, DC.

 


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