The Presbytery of Philadelphia will welcome International Peacemaker, Manolis Ntamparakis, on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Presbytery office. He will speak on his Ministry with Refugees in Greece.
Manolis Ntamparakis is the director of social action of the NGO, NAOMI Ecumenical Workshop for Refugee, in Thessaloniki, Greece. His vision is to contribute toward societies of peace. NAOMI’s vision is to provide emergency aid and integration measures in order to alleviate the miserable situation of refugees in Northern Greece. Manolis was born in Athens and studied Physics at the University of Thessaloniki. He holds a Masters of Divinity in Theology and Pastoral Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary in Amsterdam, and a Masters of Theology in Bible Translation and Eastern Orthodox Theology from the University of Amsterdam. He served for 10 years as a staff member of CRU International and was the national coordinator for Church Planting and Evangelism based in Thessaloniki. He also spent 6 years as a pastor of the Greek Evangelical Church. In his pastoral work he devoted his time to the spiritual transformation of young people, their families and their communities, helping them find their part in the redemptive story of Christ ‘s life.
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