Reconciliation Outreach News

Welcome to the Reconciliation UMC Outreach Blog and Bulletin Board. This site is designed to be an online place where we can share ideas, projects, information, celebrations, and other things pertaining to outreach ministry. If you would like more information, please contact our Outreach Team Chair, Kathy Murray by emailing her at

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Important Presentation Thursday, 10/26/06

Talking to Terrorists
How the Church Makes Peace in a Violent World

A presentation by David W Porter, Duke Divinity School
As Director of the Centre for Contemporary Christianity in Ireland, David has been in dialogue with both Irish Republican and British Loyalist paramilitary groups for over two decades. He is currently a Visiting Practitioner Fellow as the Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School.

7:30 pm to 9 pm
1902 Perry Street Durham, NC 27705
Contact: Kate Goodall (919) 660-3578 or

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Important Voting Information

The schedule for the Board of Elections is printed below. This Friday is the last day to register. Also, there will be a period of pre-election day "no excuse" voting. See

Absentee Ballots available for Election
Monday, 09/18/06
NCGS 163-227.3(a)

Registration books close for Election
Friday, 10/13/06 by 5:00PM
NCGS 163-82.6 (c 1,2 & 3)

One Stop voting begins at BOE
Thursday, 10/19/06 at 9AM

Absentee Applications by mail must be received at BOE
Tuesday, 10/31/06 by 5:00PM

One Stop voting ends
Saturday, 11/04/06 at 1:00PM

Absentee ballots must be received at BOE
Monday, 11/06/06 by 5:00PM

Date of Election
Tuesday, 11/07/06 6:30 AM until 7:30PM

Durham CAN Delegates Assembly - Oct 22, 2006

Durham Congregations, Associations and Neighborhoods (CAN)

Over 250 leaders that represent 24 different organizations have pledged to attend the Durham CAN Delegates Assembly. The Assembly is the public space where the organizations implement their public business. The Assembly will take place on October 22, at 4:00 PM at Judea Reform Congregation

Can has been active in working toward living wage, insuring the uninsured, working to improve housing in Durham and a variety of other projects. Visit their website at

This assembly will be a good chance to get acquainted with this grassroots political activism organization and get involved in issues you are about.