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Announcement of our Peace Communities Partnership

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship (PPF) has always taken seriously its call from God to be movers and shakers within the PC(USA) and beyond, encouraging one another to participate in God’s nonviolent work of love, peace, and justice in the world. In efforts to continue following this call and respond to the changing ways of the Church, the PPF is happy to announce our new Peace Communities Partnership initiative.

La Alemania: A Positive Note

In conversations with various groups of people throughout the Finca including the military, we understand that the “bad guys”, who are still in the area, are not presently causing problems. People reported to us that they suffer from the effects of past violence, but that conditions are getting better.

Colombia Accompaniment Report: Courage and Faith in the Face Pressure

Received March 17, 2014 from Barranquilla-based March accompaniers Paul Vogel and Jim McPherson.

After Jim and Paul arrived in Barranquilla and had the opportunity to experience the last few days of Carnival, we visited several churches in the city before spending a number of days in a community of displaced persons. This community is under pressure from multi-national corporations who want to develop the land on which they have lived for many years. 

Presbyterians for Just Immigration Supports Overture

Recently, Presbyterians for Just Immigration held two training events for the purpose of providing participants with organizing information and techniques to develop groups around the nation to promote immigration reform in Synods, Presbyteries and churches.

Will your Presbytery Send a Peace Overture to General Assembly?

The 221st General Assembly in Detroit will decide the fate of a substantial list of overtures and reports on peace and justice issues. As peacemakers concerned with the positions the church will take, our advocacy work has already begun. While there is still time to generate new overtures, some important deadlines are approaching.

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