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The 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. In the midst of growing tensions, the Winter Games will provide a moment of peace on the Korean Peninsula as athletes from across the globe participate in the games.
In the spirit of the Olympics and the spirit of peace, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution for an Olympic truce to provide safe passage for athletes and a cessation of hostilities during the Winter Games.
To build on the momentum of peace during the Winter Olympics (Feb. 9-25, 2018) and the Paralympics (March 9-18, 2018), the United Methodist Church has some suggestions for social, teaching and political activities.

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