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Task force plans restorative justice training events

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Date 23 Oct 1998 14:47:38

Oct. 23, 1998	Contact: Linda Bloom·(212) 870-3803·New York     {616}

NOTE: This story is a sidebar to UMNS #615.

STAMFORD, Conn. (UMNS) - Five training events on restorative justice
ministries are being planned for United Methodists in 1999.

The denomination's Restorative Justice Ministries Inter-agency Task
Force is organizing the events. Dates and locations are Feb. 11-13 in
Nashville, Tenn.; Feb. 25-27 in Oklahoma City; March 11-13 in
Minneapolis-St. Paul; April 22-24 in New York; and May 13-15 in Los

The events will provide training, resource support, networking and
community building for United Methodists interested in criminal justice
and restorative justice ministries. More information is available by
writing the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, Restorative
Justice Ministries, 475 Riverside Dr., Room 1328, New York, NY 10115.

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