UFM Class: Mountain of True Peace - A Guatemalan Journey

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 6:30am

Location: Prairie Star's Event Center at Meadowlark

UFM Lifetime Learning and Meadowlark present Mountain of True Peace: A Guatemalan Journey. This three-session course will begin Tuesday, June 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room. The second and third sessions will meet Tuesday, July 5, and Tuesday, July 12.

KelLee Parr, the author of the new book Mountains of True Peace, will share his experience of a lifetime, living and working in a remote village in the mountains of Guatemala. After graduating from K-State, KelLee spent three years working as a volunteer agricultural missionary with Mennonite Central Committee in a startup program in Guatemala. He will share the culture, food, and living conditions he experienced throughout his adventure with the amazing Mayan K’ekchi’ people. The presentation will include looking at the topography, climate, and beautiful landscape that makes up the country known as the “Land of Eternal Spring.” It will also delve into the political situation of Guatemala in the 1950s through KelLee’s time in Guatemala that have ramifications in our world today.  

Enrollment is now open and can be completed by calling (785) 539-8763. If the office is not open, leave a message and staff will call you back. This class is offered through UFM at no charge to Meadowlark residents, and Passport members may attend with a 20-percent discount.

Reminder: Meadowlark does not have a partnership agreement with Osher Lifetime Learning; therefore, Osher classes are not available for a discount to Meadowlark affiliates.