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Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School

Reconcilers Weekend
The fifth annual Reconcilers Weekend (formerly Teaching Communities Week) was held at Duke Divinity School Sept. 16–17, 2011. This conference on reconciliation is designed specifically for congregational leaders, seminarians, and others who love the church.

Sister Helen Prejean Speaks on the Grace of Prison Ministry
Sister Helen Prejean, a nun in the Congregation of St. Joseph who gained national attention for her book Dead Man Walking , spoke to students and faculty at Duke Divinity School on the effects of the death penalty in America.

Second Annual African Great Lakes Initiative Institute
Participants met at Ggaba National Seminary in Kampala, Uganda, Jan. 15–21 to explore together the implications of Christian leadership for reconciliation in turbulent times.

Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope
The Duke Center for Reconciliation led a five-day immersion experience March 3–8, 2012, to urban communities striving to live as God’s ambassadors of reconciliation.

Encuentro is a summer program available to Methodist students, faculty, staff, and pastors. It seeks to broaden relationships between Duke Divinity School and the Methodist Church in Mexico.

Summer Institute: The Ministry of Reconciliation in a Divided World
Rooted in a Christian vision and hosted by the Center for Reconciliation, this five-day intensive institute serves to nourish, renew, and deepen the capacities of Christian leaders in the ministry of reconciliation, justice, and peace.

Teaching Communities Internships
This summer internship program provides ministry formation through 10-week summer field education for M.Div. students at Duke Divinity School.