FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2008
HYATT REGENCY, BETHESDA
One Bethesda Metro Center • Bethesda, MD
10th International Conference
“A Decade of Seeking Peace: Pursuing Hope, Security and Human Dignity”
HCEF Achievements and Challenges
National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC
Awards Banquet ~ Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, MD
October 24 – 25, 2008
Silent Auction/Reception • Dinner at 7:00 pm
RECIPIENTS OF THE 2008 HCEF AWARDS
PATH OF PEACE AWARD
The Path of Peace Award has been established to honor an individual who throughout his/her life has vigorously championed the cause of Peace in the Middle East. The award is conferred on an individual who, through tireless personal efforts, has promoted the peaceful reconciliation between Arabs and Israelis, and amongst Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Holy Land. The honoree is an eminent statesman, clergyman or citizen of any country who is locally or internationally recognized as a visionary and humanist for this role.
THEODORE CARDINAL MCCARRICK
Archbishop Emeritus of Washington
HCEF PRESIDENT’S AWARD
This award is given annually to honor volunteers who have demonstrated their solidarity with the Christians of the Holy Land through acts of love and support on their behalf.
EVE VAN SICKLE
Ambassador of the Mother Church
HCSN Committee Chair
THE LIVING STONES AWARD
The Living Stones Award was established to honor an institution that has made a sustained and extraordinary effort to love, support, and stand in solidarity with the Christians in the Holy Land. These institutions, through their acts of love and action, have demonstrated their determination to preserve the living stones in the land of Christianity’s birth.
ARCHDIOCESE OF CINCINNATI
This award is given to individuals who have committed their lives to assisting the Christians in the Holy Land, and have demonstrated courage, determination, and action to advance the cause of justice, sustenance, and spiritual support for the living stones.
DR. MUSA NASIR
MY Nasir, Inc
HCEF Advisory Board Member