Loving My Neighbor Is Hard Today

I am from Trump country. I grew up in Trump country, went away to college, moved abroad, then moved back to Trump country. Most of my neighbors and co-workers voted for Trump.

Meeting the Mexico/US Border for the First Time

The School of the Americas Protest has become my activist family reunion. For the last five years, I’ve marched with many of the same people from organizations I trust and love. This year we converged on the Mexico/US border in Nogales.

Thank You, Fritz! For 5+ Years of Work with PPF

At the Activist Council Fall Meeting this past weekend we said a huge “Thank You” to Fritz Gutwein, who has been part of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship staff for over five years. He was hired as the Associate Director and became a Co-Director with Rick Ufford-Chase and then Emily Brewer. Fritz brought his wisdom and knowledge of development and communications to PPF, overseeing a doubling of the operating budget and more regular and frequent communications.

"This is My Church": A reflection and summary of the PPF Activist Council Fall Meeting

“This is my church,” wrote one person at the end of the PPF Activist Council Fall Meeting at Stony Point Center this past weekend where close to 50 Peace-seekers gathered. Another person posted on Facebook: “These are my people, yes they are."


New Year, New Faces!

New (program) Year, New Faces!

Hands and Feet's 2016-2017 program year is starting strong with five new volunteers! They have gone through orientation, settled into the house, started working with their community partners…and we can't wait to introduce you!