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Peacemaking and peacemakers

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about peacemaking and peacemakers.   For me, it comes down to three pretty simple concepts.  All lives matter equally – the victim and the perpetrator, the peacemaker and the warmonger – all lives matter equally.   Human rights are human rights for all – rich and poor, friend and antagonist - human rights are human rights for all.  Peacemakers refuse to be enemies even with those who call peacemakers their enemies.

2015 Convocation of Peacemakers

Thursday, June 4, 2015 to Sunday, June 7, 2015

Peace and justice activists from across the country are invited to gather at Stony Point Center (Stony Point, NY) for the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship's Convocation of Peacemakers to explore "The Art of Waging Peace" through plenary presentations, small group discussions, workshops, Open Space conversations, powerful preaching, and inspiring worship.

PPF Twitter Chat on Peacemaking Issues at GA

Read the archive of the June 11, 2014 Twitter chat where tweeters discussed issues from divestment to marriage equality.

Apply for a PPF Peace Community Partnership Grant

Due by April 15, 2014

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Compassion Peace and Justice Training Day

Friday, March 21, 2014

In a world where more than 45 million people worldwide are uprooted from their homes by persecution and armed conflict, deadly conflicts over natural resources are erupting around the world, and 3,000 children are killed in the US by guns each year, what is the role of the Presbyterian Church in working towards a world where all can flourish in peace and security?

WorldBeyondWar.org

PPF has signed the Declaration of Peace on http://worldbeyondwar.org. Find other peacemaking resources there, and sign the individual Declaration of Peace.

Exodus Conversations

An interfaith website discussing interpretations of the book of Exodus.

http://exodusconversations.org/

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