Publication:Johnson City Press; Date:Sep 19, 2009; Section:Section C; Page Number:2C


Peace advocate Eusebius to visit Elizabethton church

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    ELIZABETHTON — International peacemaker Dr. Vinita Eusebius will visit First Presbyterian Church, 119 W. F. St., on Sept. 27.

    She will give the presentation “Water: Not for Profit.” This lecture will touch on the mission of the church in the context of endemic poverty in India, children at risk and violence against women.

    Eusebius teaches zoology at Ewing Christian College and lives in Allahabad, India, with her husband, a chemistry teacher. She has traveled widely in India and visited Hawaii, Fiji, Sydney, Jamaica, London, Egypt, Jordan and Israel.

    She has a master of science degree, a Ph.D. in zoology and is pursuing a masters’s degree in theology.

    She is the chairwoman of the Student Christian Movement of India, has conducted workshops on child rights and is an ordained deaconess of the Church of North India.

    For information, call 543-7737 or visit www.FPCelizabethton.org.