International Ecumenical Peace Convocation - May 2011, Jamaica

A photo album of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) in Kingston, Jamaica, May 17-25, 2011. IEPC is the culminating conference of the Decade to Overcome Violence 2001-2011. The decade is an initiative of the World Council of Churches. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford unless otherwise indicated. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size images and to read captions.


Logo of the Decade to Overcome Violence
Logo of the Decade to Overcome Violence

World Sunday for Peace, May 22, 2011
World Sunday for Peace, May 22, 2011

Jamaicans welcome the IEPC participants
Jamaicans welcome the IEPC participants

The IEPC registration hall
The IEPC registration hall

A quilt display on peace
A quilt display on peace

The big tent
The big tent

Brethren gather during a break in the opening plenary
Brethren gather during a break in the opening plenary

The Mustard Seed Community compound
The Mustard Seed Community compound

The ceramic studio at Mustard Seed
The ceramic studio at Mustard Seed

Roots Radio 96.1 FM
Roots Radio 96.1 FM

Roots Radio director Trevor Gordon-Somers
Roots Radio director Trevor Gordon-Somers

A glimpse of an Old Jamaica church
A glimpse of an Old Jamaica church

Mangos are part of the opening worship center
Mangos are part of the opening worship center

Musicians for the opening service
Musicians for the opening service

Worshipers sing and clap along
Worshipers sing and clap along

A dancer acts out the suffering of the Caribbean
A dancer acts out the suffering of the Caribbean

Paul Oestreicher brings the keynote address the first day
Paul Oestreicher brings the keynote address the first day


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