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Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, MO

Friday, October 10, 2014 to Monday, October 13, 2014

Anyone who would like to receive organizing information via the Faith in Ferguson listserv can send an email to faithinferguson@gmail.com and request to be added.

Exploring Gun Violence: A Reflection on the Connectional Church

Two days before the first anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, a group of Presbyterians gathered to talk about gun violence.They lit three candles, each representing ten thousand people killed by gun violence every year, and they read three obituaries, each remembering the life of one taken too soon. They prayed for the families of the victims, the perpetrators, and our shared brokenness.

Faithful Response to Ferguson

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship stands with those participating in non-violent acts for justice.

A Terrible Test of Faith

A sermon preached by the Rev. Roger Scott Powers
at Light Street Presbyterian Church in Baltimore
on Sunday, June 29, 2014.
Genesis 22:1-14

The story of Abraham and Isaac is one of the most dramatic stories in the Bible. And yet, in my fourteen years of parish ministry, I have never once preached on it. Come to think of it, I'm not sure I've ever heard anyone preach on it!

Gun Violence Prevention Talk

Monday, June 16, 2014

3:00 – 4 :00 pm     

Discussion at the PPF Booth 609/708 in COBO

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.

PPF Announces Seven Peace Communities

As the PPF works to strengthen our witness to Jesus Christ in the PC(USA), we begin a new and exciting partnership with seven intentional peace communities. Because there are many ways across the church to live in Christian community outside of traditional congregational life, we desire to connect with and support intentional peace communities involved in inspiring peace work across the country.

Promoting Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend

 

Visit http://marchsabbath.org/671/ for resources to help promote the 2014 National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend

 

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