Category Archives: Peacemaking

Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest—September 29, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): In November, 1964, the giants from that generation of peace activists met at Gethsemani Abbey in the hills of Kentucky to discern a faithful Christian response to the war and injustice of the ‘60s.  … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Ferguson Looks Like a War Zone; Here’s Why…

By now we have seen that the tragedy of institutionalized racism and brutality in this country continues to play out in Ferguson, Missouri. Read J. Herbert Nelson’s A Call for More Than Judicial Remedies to the Killing of African-American Boys … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri: A Moment of Opportunity

From Everyday Democracy (http://www.everyday-democracy.org): Once again we find ourselves in this place – a place of tragedy, pain, outrage, frustration and confusion. One tragedy in Ferguson is that another mother, father, and community are experiencing a deep loss.  The life … Continue reading

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Iraqi Peacemaker and Medical Missionary Jeremy Courtney to Speak—September 5, York

Hearts & Minds, a bookstore in Dallastown, will sponsor “An Evening with Author and Activist Jeremy Courtney,” speaking on his book Preemptive Love: Making Peace One Heart at a Time at 7:00 PM, Friday September 5th at First Presbyterian Church, 225 East Market … Continue reading

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Exploring the Founders’ Vision: America’s Multi-Faith Beginnings–September 14, Harrisburg

From the Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.tia-pa.org/): Join Central Pennsylvanians for an important community event! Sponsored by The Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania and hosted by St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014 Time: 2:00 p.m. Place: St. Stephen’s … Continue reading

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Tell Your Stories About Your Vision for “The America We Want” (Gun Violence)

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): We already told you about the NRA proposals that make clear that the gun extremists envision an America where everyone has a gun everywhere. Well, we’ve been fighting that agenda and pushing back against that vision of … Continue reading

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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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