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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hebron

Christian Peacemaker Teams Board in Hebron, PalestineI attended the Christian Peacemaker Teams’ Board Meeting as the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship representative, not expecting anything life-altering, but transformation waits for no one.

Reflections from the True Colors Conference

The 24 year old True Colors annual conference took place on March 17 and 18 and the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.  It was wonderful to be among 2,000 LGBTQ high school and college youths from across Connecticut and the region in a place that was welcoming, affirming and joyous.  My spirit was renewed by the gift of their energy and zeal.  I was moved by the stories of the kids as they struggled to find a place of welcome in the world and their parents as many of them struggled to do the right thing at the right time for them.

Mercy Junction declares itself a sanctuary congregation

The Council of Elders of the interfaith congregation of Mercy Junction approved this statement at its meeting on Saturday evening, March 4, committing itself to providing sanctuary to those in danger, and to resisting and disobeying unjust laws. 

As a place of worship …

Como un lugar de alabanza …

Lenten Reflection On Love

Love. God’s wondrous blessing and greatest gift.  God’s love for us is liberating, it gives us the courage to do Her work in Her broken and imperfect and marvelous creation.  God’s love for us is humbling, we can never be worthy of it.  God’s Love is comforting, it is unconditional. 

Love. Ephesians 1:4 tells us that God gave us love even before creating the world “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.”

Vamos Adelante - Sanctuary Training & Network

This past weekend, February 10-11, PPF had the privilege of hosting a Sanctuary Training with the Synod of the Northeast, the National Sanctuary Movement, and the Community of Living Traditions.

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