How should Christians respond to violence?
Based on Jesus’s nonviolent witness, this 8-session program prepares participants to respond to personal and societal conflict with nonviolent action, in order to build meaningful and lasting peace in their communities, in our world, and in their lives.
Nonviolence is different from passivity. It is a way of life grounded in a deeply-held moral conviction. It is a strategy, a method of confronting conflict or oppression that seeks to honor life. This program equips participants to respond to conflict with persistence, discipline, and courage, in order to end oppression and establish peace that honors the human dignity of all parties.
Goals for Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace include:
Two volunteer facilitators are needed for Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace. JustFaith Ministries provides strong facilitation support.
Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace consists of eight 2½-hour sessions and an immersion experience.
There is one book used in the Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace program – available through our JustFaith Ministries Bookstore.
A comprehensive set of program promotion materials are provided.
The registration fee for Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace is $250 plus books/resources for participants.
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- Comprehensive materials and session guides
- Facilitation guidance
- Retreat and Immersion guidance
- Adaptations for virtual groups
- Direct access to program staff for support
- 12-month access to program materials
Books & Resources
for Group Participants
Participant books/resources are sold separately through our JustFaith Ministries Bookstore. The cost for the book used in Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace is approximately $20/person. Note that there may be a small additional fee for an occasional video purchase.
In order to save shipping and the environment, JustFaith Ministries ships books to groups (not to individuals).