Daily News: June 15, 2007

(June 15, 2007) — Rounding out a Church of the Brethren sponsored delegation to North Korea this fall will be Young Son Min, senior pastor of Grace Christian Church in Hatfield, Pa., a congregation of the Atlantic Northeast District of the Church of the Brethren.

The visit to North Korea is under the aegis of the Global Food Crisis Fund and the Church of the Brethren General Board. Other participants are Bev Abma of the Foods Resource Bank, Kalamazoo, Mich.; John Doran, soil scientist, Lincoln, Neb.; and Tim McElwee, Manchester College Peace Studies Institute, North Manchester, Ind.

The visit centers on a large agricultural cooperative that has been the recipient of a series of Global Food Crisis Fund grants. The venture seeks to open doors of understanding and foster reconciliation.

–Howard Royer is manager of the Global Food Crisis Fund for the Church of the Brethren General Board.

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