Category Archives: Peacemaking

Peacemaking in the 21st Century: 3 Perspectives—January 31, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): Please join us at the end of this month for an engaging afternoon of fellowship and informative discussion. Date:  January 31, 2016 (Sunday) Time:  3:00-4:30 PM, followed by reception Location:  Fellowship Hall, Grandview United Methodist … Continue reading

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What the President’s Action on Guns Means for PA

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): With all the excitement about President Obama’s Executive Action package to fight gun violence, there have also been a lot of questions.  What did it accomplish in terms of expanding background checks, and what does it mean … Continue reading

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Peacemaking in the 21st Century—January 31, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): Please join Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. followed by a reception. We are looking forward to an engaging afternoon of fellowship and informative discussion: Date: … Continue reading

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Thank the President for Action on Gun Violence

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): Today, as we sat in the White House surrounded by gun violence prevention activists, community leaders, and gun violence survivors, President Obama announced a package of Executive Actions aimed at fighting gun violence by strengthening and expanding … Continue reading

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#STOPGUNVIOLENCE

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2016/01/06/stopgunviolence/#.Vo6k3PkrIdU By Lecia Imbery January 6, 2016 A few weeks ago, my significant other and I were watching the HBO series Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. One of the segments was on kids and guns (Real Sports 203: Kids & … Continue reading

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How Obama Made Gun Control a Religious Freedom Issue

Posted at http://religiondispatches.org/how-obama-made-gun-control-a-religious-freedom-issue/ By Sarah Posner, Religion Dispatches In announcing new executive action to more rigorously enforce requirements for background checks to purchase guns, President Obama today called for balancing the rights of gun owners with other constitutional rights. “Second Amendment rights … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Celebration: Let There Be Peace—December 19, Harrisburg

Please join us for the “Family Holiday Celebration: Let There Be Peace,” on Saturday, December 19, 2015, at the State Museum of PA, 300 North Street, Harrisburg, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our program will consist of songs, poetry, readings and … Continue reading

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Stand with Your Muslim Neighbors in Peace

Recent events have caused many of our peaceful Muslim neighbors to live in fear of ugly stares, remarks and other hurtful actions while out in our community. We as people of faith must take this opportunity to live the gospel … Continue reading

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Moms Demand Action’s Orange Walk to #EndGunViolence—December 12, Harrisburg

From Heeding God’s Call (http://www.heedinggodscall.org): Join Moms Demand Action’s Orange Walk to #EndGunViolence on Sat. Dec. 12 @ 1pm @ 2101 N. Front St., Harrisburg The Harrisburg Chapter of Heeding God’s Call To End Gun Violence closely collaborates with them … Continue reading

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Stop the Violence, Use Your Talents Showcase—December 18, Harrisburg

On Friday, December 18th, Lori Saulisbury and Lester Bowman, founder of PAGospel.com, will host “Stop The Violence Use Your Talents Showcase” on December 18th @ 7pm at the State Museum of PA., 300 North Street, Harrisburg. This free program is greatly needed at this … Continue reading

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