I have become convinced that much of the work that we, as Christians, as peace seekers, and as the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, have to do around all issues related to the Middle East and to Gun Violence in our own country is in countering Islamophobia.
On July 23rd Underground Seminary celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of students. We were surrounded by family and friends and the well wishes of many from around the country. We thank God for a wonderful two years together learning, growing, and transforming. Our Presbyterian Peace Fellowship family has supported Underground Seminary all along the way and we are grateful to share this joy with you.
Waking up Saturday morning to the birds chirping in the mountains of the village of Gullan was such a powerful reminder of the beauty found in this region’s land and people. Kaka Latif and his family so generously offered us their home for the night and provided us with incredible meals and hospitality.
For just over a year, a group of activists, volunteers, and organizers have been marching, protesting, picketing, and advocating alongside a group of fast food workers in the Capital District of New York.