To submit a non-commercial notice for "Connections," e-mail manuscripts@ sojo.net (with "Connections" in the subject line), or write to "Connections," Sojourners, 2401 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009. Items should be 50 words maximum and arrive 10 weeks before the desired publication date.
The Jubilee Network seeks congregations to help support, in wealthy nations' interactions with the developing world, the biblical principle of freeing those enslaved by debt. Member congregations contribute prayer, letters to elected officials, resources, and ideas. Visit www.jubileeusa.org or call (202) 783-3566.
Christian Peacemaker Teams will send 12-day delegations to Israel/Palestine to meet with local peacemakers and to join in a public, nonviolent witness against injustice and violence. CPT will also send delegations to Colombia to accompany vulnerable families in Barranca. Visit www.cpt.org or call (773) 277-0253.
Witness for Peace leads "Women's Lives and Free Trade in the Global Market," a delegation to Mexico, August 16-25. Registration deadline is June 16. Visit www.witnessforpeace. org or contact Susana, (218) 724-5775; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retreats and Conferences
"A Better World is Possible: Christian Faith and Economic Justice," a conference sponsored by Mobilization for the Human Family, takes place June 6-7 at All Saints Church in Pasadena, Calif. Speakers include Walden Bello, director of Focus on the Global South, and Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians. Contact email@example.com; (909) 397-5850.