Nonviolent Witness

Join the Witness!

The Christian Peace Witness for Iraq is happening in Washington, D.C. April 29th!

On the 100th day of the new administration, join us in the nation’s capital for witness and worship and nonviolent action to call on the new president and Congress to end the war and occupation in Iraq, support a comprehensive peace process, end the policy and practice of torture and meet human needs at home.

There are ways to be involved whether or not you can be with us in Washington. Please visit christianpeacewitness.org and join your voice to the witness!

Update/Lodging for Christian Peace Witness for Iraq

Plans are in the final stages for the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq worship and action to end the War in Iraq, to be held in Washington DC on April 29th and 30th!!!

Peace & Justice Hymns

The following hymns were written by PPF member Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

This website has all of Carolyn's 150+ hymns:
http://www.carolynshymns.com/

National Cathedral Interview with John Lewis

Listen or download MP3; Watch (Windows=Media); Buy the DVD

John Lewis discusses faith and civil rights with Dean Lloyd, as part of a week of Cathedral events devoted to racial reconciliation.

Christian Peace Witness for Iraq: April 29-30

Rebirthing King, Rebirthing America

The Olive Branch Peace Partnership, an interfaith coalition dedicated to nonviolent advocacy of which PPF is a founding partner, is mobilizing for a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday on January 19th, one day before the Presidential Inauguration.

In Washington on January 19, the Olive Branch Interfaith Peace Partnership will hold a celebratory service and teaching at which Vincent Harding of Iliffe School of Theology, one of Dr. King's closets advisers; Rev. Michael Kinnamon, general secretary of the National Council of Churches; Dr. Sayyid Syeed, general secretary of the Islamic Society of North America; Sammie Moshenberg of the National Council of Jewish Women; Mubarak Awad of nonviolence International; and Rev. William G. Sinkford of the Unitarian Universalist Association are already scheduled to speak.

Close the SOA/WHINSEC!

Join the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship and thousands of others this November 21-23, 2008 in Ft. Benning, GA, for the Vigil and Direct Action to Close the SOA/WHINSEC.

Join Presbyterians for a breakfast on Saturday at 7am ($10; $5 for student). Reservations are required.

March with PPF during Sunday's vigil.

Forty-Two Peacemakers Arrested in DC

by Matt Black

Peacemaking is not a fair weather activity.

Last year, at the first Christian Peace Witness for Iraq, I was one of the 222 who were arrested in front of the White House. We had moved through snow throughout the day and struggled in the bitter cold late in the evening until we were arrested.

This year, it was the rain.

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