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Exhibition “Peace takes a different way”

Violence begets violence, so peace-building requires nonviolent engagement. Examples of how this can be done have been put together in an interactive exhibition by the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau, EKHN (represented in the World Council of Churches through the Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD).

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When

03 April - 03 May 2019

Where

Geneva, Switzerland

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Violence begets violence, so peace-building requires nonviolent engagement. Examples of how this can be done have been put together in an interactive exhibition by the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau, EKHN (represented in the World Council of Churches through the Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD).

Highlights from the exhibition (originally produced in German) are now available in English and will be on display at the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, from Wednesday, 3 April 2019 through Friday, 3 May 2019, in the lobby area.

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Access:
Bus stop:
Crêts-des-Morillons (lines 5, 5+, 28, F) or Le Pommier (line 22)

Visiting address: 1 Route des Morillons, 1218 Grand Saconnex
Please note that visitors parking is limited and requires registration at the reception desk.

Opening reception and prayer

A delegation from the EKHN will officially hand over the exhibition to the World Council of Churches (WCC) during a short ceremony on Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 12:15-12:45 pm.

With the participation of:

  • Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC deputy general secretary
  • Rev. Detlev Knoche, director of the joint Ecumenical Centre of EKHN and the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck
  • Rev. Dr Mikie A. Roberts, WCC programme executive for Spiritual Life, together with the Ecumenical Centre worship committee.

The short ceremony will be followed by a welcome drink.

Read also: Blog post by Rev. Detlev Knoche and Rev. Sabine Müller-Langsdorf about the exhibition

Website with additional multimedia content (in German) related to the exhibition