Creating a New Human Story with Bob Koehler

Date and Time: 
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:00pm

        Creating a New Human Story

with Bob Koehler


7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

Lombard Mennonite Church

528 E. Madison St.

Lombard, IL 60148


Free and open to the public


The Story:

After viewing humanity’s myriad current crises, Robert Koehler contends that “our broken system is based on fear, violence, waste and war,” adding that “the alternative is nothing less than a cultural shift from violence to peace.” Come to hear Koehler’s ideas about how and why an increasing awareness of peace, cooperation and creativity today will affect what we do in the future. Then you will understand why his writing has been termed “blatantly relevant.”

 The Speaker:

The recipient of multiple awards for writing and journalism, Koehler is a Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. Above all, he is a self-proclaimed peace journalist who describes his essays as “prayers disguised as op-eds.” In addition, Koehler teaches a class, “Peace Journalism,” at DePaul University and is a trained restorative justice practitioner. Koehler also is the author of a book, “Courage Grows Strong at the Wound,” and his website is


If you need a ride, or can provide a ride for someone needing transportation,

please call the Peace Desk at (630) 510-8500, ext. 104.