Category Archives: Peacemaking

The United States of Cruelty

Columnist Charles Pierce writes, “There is a new kind of systematized cruelty in our daily lives, in how we relate to each other, and in how we treat our fellow citizens, and, therefore, there is a new kind of systematized … Continue reading

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Two Peacemaking Events—June 29, Wayne, July 2, Philadelphia

Sunday, June 29, join us at 11:30, after morning worship at Central Baptist Church, to see and discuss the acclaimed documentary, “Dirty Wars,”   We’ll share lunch while we watch.  RSVP for a pizza lunch count, please.  More info on the … Continue reading

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Race Unity Day—Harrisburg, June 8

Sunday, June 8, 2014, 5:00-8:00 p.m. City Island Pavilion, Harrisburg (near the boat docks—rain or shine) Bring your picnic supper and enjoy! Musical performances to promote religious, racial, and cultural harmony Poems and readings on the theme of “Unity in … Continue reading

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6th Annual Commonwealth Interfaith Service: Prayers for Justice and Peace—May 5, Harrisburg

Please join your sisters and brothers in faith in a celebration of our diverse faith and prayer traditions in central Pennsylvania and to pray for justice and peace at the 6th Annual Commonwealth Interfaith Service: Prayers for Justice and Peace on Monday, May … Continue reading

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Please Call TODAY to Stop Dangerous Firearms Legislation in PA

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): EMERGENCY: Please call today! Find your representative’s name and contact information at http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/#address. Please call the chairs of the Judiciary Committee as well: Chairman Marsico (717) 783-2014 Chairman Caltagirone (717) 787-3525 There has been a MAJOR development … Continue reading

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Screening: “Quest: PJ’s Story” (Gun Violence)—March 15, Philadelphia

From Heeding God’s Call (http://www.heedinggodscall.org): The forming Circle of Hope Gun Violence Prevention Compassion Team invites you to a film screening of the short film “Quest: PJ’s Story” by Jon Olshefski. It tells the tale of a young girl who … Continue reading

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Educational Program on Reasonable Gun Legislation—April 3, Lancaster

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): April 3, 6:30-8:30 PM Jointly Sponsored by LIPW and CeaseFirePa Trinity Lutheran Church, Fondersmith Auditorium; 31 South Duke Street, Lancaster PA An educational program focused on the existing laws regulating firearms in PA, presented by Shira Goodman, … Continue reading

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Urge Your State Representative to Sign on to Background Check Legislation

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): Would you sell a gun to someone who was not allowed to have one because of their criminal history or serious mental health problems? How about someone with an active protection from abuse order against them? Of … Continue reading

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