Colombians Ask for Prayer Amid Increasing Death Threats

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship expresses its solidarity with the Iglesia Presbiteriana de Colombia (IPC) -- the Presbyterian Church of Colombia -- and joins them in denouncing the most recent death threats made by an armed group called the Aguiles Negras (Black Eagles) against social leaders, human rights defenders, journalists, and members of JUSTAPAZ.

PPF Report on GA223

What passed and what didn't at GA? Our comprehensive recap has the breakdown.

Fossil Free PCUSA Seeks Forward Movement After Defeat Of Fossil Fuel Divestment Proposal

A proposal to fully divest the denomination’s foundation and pension accounts from all fossil fuel companies failed in the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s General Assembly Friday.

Gun Violence Prevention at 2018 General Assembly: “Count Me In!” Campaign & New Study/Action Resources for Congregations

With 36,000 Americans dying from gun violence last year, the General Assembly gathering of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in St. Louis June 16-23 will re-affirm church policies for gun reform. Hopefully, Presbyterians will leave with new resources and a new resolve to take action at home to prevent gun violence. The 223rd General Assembly marks 50 years of Presbyterian statements on the need for legislative action to curb gun violence, beginning in 1968.

2018 Anne Barstow and Tom Driver Award for Excellence in Nonviolent Direct Action in Retirement Goes to Rev. Peggy Howland

PPF is honored to name Rev. Peggy Howland the 2018 recipient of the Anne Barstow and Tom Driver Award for Nonviolent Direct Action in Retirement. Named for long-time nonviolence advocates Anne Barstow and Tom Driver, the annual award recognizes the unique contribution that retirees can make to a more just and peaceful world.