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Raymond G. Helmick, SJ: A Eulogy by Rodney L. Peterson

(We celebrate the life of Father Ray Helmick (September 7, 1931-April 21, 2016). He was a friend of JustPeace and colleague of Tom Porter through the Boston Theological Institute. This eulogy was written by Dr. Rodney L. Peterson of Boston University School of Theology.)

Smith Mountain Lake – Peace Fest 2016

On April 30th, an anticipated 250 high school students, college students, friends and family will meet at Trinity Ecumenical Church in Smith Mountain Lake, VA to learn, study and visualize a Pathway to Peace for the present and future…

Several speakers and law enforcement will be present as well as two Keynote Speakers. Our own Vicki Gardner will speak about “her vision” of SML and The Chamber of Commerce moving forward. The 2nd Keynote Speaker is David Anderson Hooker; he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our topic Education: A Pathway to Peace.