Presentation on theme: "Christmas Bowl’s 60 th Year The Christmas Bowl is a program of act for peace, the international aid agency of the NCCA. Prayer for the Christmas Bowl."— Presentation transcript:
Christmas Bowl’s 60 th Year The Christmas Bowl is a program of act for peace, the international aid agency of the NCCA. Prayer for the Christmas Bowl
40% live below the poverty line Those with jobs struggle with rises in living costs act for peace provides training to empower communities The Christmas Bowl Empowers Communities – East Timor
The income Moses has received from the kiosk has allowed him to pay back his loans, continue his studies in teaching at the National University of East Timor and assist his large family.
$360 can provide sewing machines and materials for a group of five people.
“Before I ran this kiosk I couldn’t afford to feed my family.” - The Reverend Dominggus, a local church minister in the Aeliu District of East Timor
How Can I Help? Give to the Christmas Bowl Become an act for peace Regular Giver & help people year round Visit our website for more information: www.actforpeace.org.au
Give to the Christmas Bowl A PRAYER FOR PEACE & UNITY God, you have made us of one blood, your common people, and sent Jesus to restore us by the shedding of his blood; help us, by your Spirit, to recover our common humanity so that your world may be renewed in peace. Bring your peace to this world, a peace we cannot make ourselves. Awaken the consciousness of all peoples and their leaders, raise up those who can speak and act for peace, and show us new ways in which hatred can be left behind, wounds can be healed, and unity restored. We pray in the name of Jesus who is our peace. Amen.