Peace Sunday - Jacob & Esau and the Possibility of Reconciliation
Rabbi David Mivasair from Vancouver, will be our guest speaker. Join us for worship and faith formation, as we receive a Jewish reflection on the Biblical text and together explore its resonance with the current situation in Israel and Palestine. David is a graduate of the Deconstructionist Rabbinical College, and has served as the spiritual leader of synagogues in the US and Vancouver for over 25 years. David is active in the leadership of Independent Jewish Voices in Canada and Jewish Voice for Peace in the U.S.
Texts related to the Jacob & Esau story: Genesis 25:27-34; 27:1-28:5; 32:1-33:17
In preparation for this Sunday you can read the 2016 resolution passed by Mennonite Church Canada https://www.commonword.ca/FileDownload/23829 and Mennonite Central Committee Canada's current educational campaign "Cry for Home" https://mcccanada.ca/learn/where/middle-east/palestine-israel/cry-for-home
Note: Rabbi Mivasair will also be one of the speakers at an afternoon event today at the Waterloo Kitchener United Mennonite Church, 15 George Street in Waterloo. Click here for information circulated by Mennonite Church Eastern Canada.