Save the Date: International Peacemaker Visit

Join us on Tuesday, October 1, from 6-8 p.m. to hear international peacemaker Thang Van Lian from Myanmar, who is traveling in WNY as part of the PC(USA)’s International Peacemaker Visit, speak about the Rohingya crisis, the current civil war on ethnic minority groups, the silence of the Myanmar churches, and what a faithful response of Christians and the Christian church might look like. Also, he will share the current peace, justice, and development work of the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar. His presentation is titled Escalate Peace.

Thang Van Lian has been pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar for almost 20 years. He grew up in a poor and rural village, experiencing significant challenges, racial and religious discrimination, and life-threatening situations.

RSVP your reservation by Monday, September 23, to n.church@verizon.net or call 716.632.1330. A light soup and salad meal will be served. Donations of $5 each are much appreciated. Child care will be provided.

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