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November 16, 2011
On October 14th, the Vermont Chapter, and dedicated young volunteers, orchestrated a 
successful silent auction at a local waterfront venue, Splash. With the space graciously 
donated by owner, Barbara Bardin, the space boasted a stunning view of Lake Champlain. 
From spa retreats, to stunning artwork donated by local artists, friends of COE came 
together to donate a plethora of enticing goods and services.
 Meredith Burak acted as the Master of Cermony and Shyla Nelson graced the stage as our...
Brandy, Gwen let go M.A.D Making A Difference. Beautiful children!
November 15, 2011
Thinking holistically means knowing that everyone and everything is part of a wider system. It means understanding that if we're going to help children break free from poverty, we must first empower their mothers, improve their schools, outfit their health clinics and build their water facilities. It means making change sustainable so that children can realize their rights, get their education and live to their full potential.  Sustainable Change! Attainable Change! In El Salvador Children’s...
November 10, 2011
Last week I, Reto Biedermann, helped lead a Christian church camp in Zermatt, Switzerland. We were 4 leaders, 2 cooks and 30 amazing children in the age of 13. The topic of the week was the traditional celebrations of the Christian year. So in 4 days, we celebrated all Christian festivities from our Christian culture and learnt about their deeper meaning. We started with 3 kings day, carnival, lent, Palm Sunday, Eucharist, Good Friday, Easter, Ascension Day, Whitsun and Christmas. We learnt...
November 10, 2011
On Saturday the 5th of November 2011, Gavin Morgan (Hub Leader in Scotland) held a World Peace Flag ceremony as his contribution to the Occupy Movement , during "Occupy Findhorn". "It is interesting that there are many levels,dimensions and frequencies to the occupy movement that is sweeping the planet (and the collective consciousness of humanity) I honour them all and know they are all needed, they have value so we can all move forward and make the changes- "IT is Action in motion! We Prayed...
October 12, 2011
On the 21st of September 2011, Paula Alonso, COE Chapter Leader in Argentina, celebrated the International day of Peace at school with all her students. The students were happy to find out that on the same day, that "Spring Day" and "Student Day" is celebrated in Argentina, the International Day of Peace is celebrated all over the world. She had the opportunity to introduce "The COE's Peace Declaration" to them and together they reflected upon the ideas and  wished that in Argentina they would...
Global Alliance Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace
October 6, 2011
At its 5th edition this year, the Global Alliance Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace aimed to achieve the following: Powerful inspiration, vision and hope for a peaceful world and the role of ministries and departments of peace in achieving it. An understanding of Ubuntu philosophy as a guiding principle for a way of life in African communities and how it relates to peace. Increased ability to develop a national movement for infrastructures for peace (I4Ps), as provided by...
October 5, 2011
On the 11th of September 2011, more than 400 people from all over Switzerland, who recognize the great need for Consciousness Change, came together at the Bundesplatz in Bern to stand together “For a New World !” Für Eine Neue Welt-Bewusst Sein Im Wandel The Event, which was announced on the TV News that same night, combined Meditation, Music  and Speakers from different  fields like  Economy, Art, Science, Culture, NGO and Spirituality. The speakers shared from their own experience their...
September 29, 2011
In the recent M.A.D (Making A Difference) Program, held in Batangas, Philippines, Mark Conrad and Christian Marx (COE Chapter Leaders), invited 40 children, 13 youth Volunteers from different regions and the entire community to participate in the M.A.D activities and help renovate and paint an entire school!           Some of the M.A.D activities included: Team Building  Promotion of the 10 M.A.D. commitments to Inspire children to  make a difference in their own litlle ways  Youth...
September 7, 2011
On the 20th of August 2011, Karoline Buys (COE’s International Program Director) and Harriet Nettles crossed the dusty border from Lomé, Togo to Ghana and continued to the University of Legon in Accra, the site of two previous COE / Apeadu Peace Center gatherings.  Sammy Fianko and Lawrence Yealue organized a group of young people to join us in the lovely University gardens for a program on spirituality into action (Reflect, connect and act) and lunch. After Karoline led a meditation, the...
COE Hub Co-Founders, Findhorn Scotland
September 7, 2011
Lucy Thomas (co-founder of COE Scotland) has just secured a £10,000 funding for an anti-bullying project called “Belong-Longing to Be ME”. This will allow COE Scotland  to partner with the local High School and to involve pupils in this anti-bullying project which has its heart and intentions fully rooted in Children of the Earth, and is really the first big step out to the local community since becoming established earlier this year. This  funded project is the first step in the work of COE...

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