Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship

Keynote speaker Dr. Sam Hamilton-Poore

"Spirituality & Shalom: Living at the Intersection of Faith & Justice," the 2013 Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship conference, will be held Feb. 8-10 at Bluffton University.

Spirituality's role in peacebuilding—and peacebuilding's role in individuals' spiritual lives—is the focus of the conference, an annual gathering of representatives of Mennonite colleges and universities but open to the public as well.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Sam Hamilton-Poore. He is an assistant professor and director of the Christian spirituality program at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and author of the book "Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God's Creation."

The conference will also feature workshops; a Saturday night, Feb. 9, performance by the Bluffton-based band Anabaptist Bestiary Project; and a worship service on Sunday morning, Feb. 10, in Yoder Recital Hall.

More information is available at Registration is requested at; cost is $35 through Jan. 25, $45 thereafter or $25 for Saturday only.

For more information, email to contact Bluffton's P.E.A.C.E. (Peace Education and Action Community Endeavor) Club.