Category Archives: Peacemaking

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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Pittsburgh Premiere of Documentary Film High Power—March 3, Pittsburgh

Monday, March 3, 7:00 pm  followed by Lecture Discussion Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall) Carnegie Mellon University Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace has invited nuclear engineer-turned-environmentalist Pradeep Indulkar to show his film High Power. This documentary covers the health issues faced by residents of … Continue reading

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Taking Aim at Gun Violence: The Myth and Meaning of the Second Amendment—March 6, Philadelphia

Please join us on March 6, 2014, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., at the National Constitution Center for an in-depth discussion of current Second Amendment law and other developments in the fight to reduce gun violence in our community. This complimentary … Continue reading

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National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend—March 13-17, National

February 17, 2014 – WASHINGTON – Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to inform you that on March 13-16, faith communities across the country will participate in the National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. EAD … Continue reading

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The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World—An Opportunity to Sign

The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World was launched simultaneously on 11 November 2011 at several locations around the world. As of 10 January 2014: 1,307 individuals from 59 countries have signed the Nonviolence Charter pledge, and 84 organisations from 27 … Continue reading

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Join Lifelines to Healing—Hope and Healing in the Midst of Rampant Gun Violence—and Live Free Sabbath—January 17-19

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): The numbers may seem insurmountable: In 2013, there were nearly 12,000* deaths due to gun violence. We have witnessed more than 25 school shootings since Newtown. Yet, as people of faith, we know that … Continue reading

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