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  • We Don’t Build Peace by Avoiding Tension (1/17/2022) -

    The work of peace-making that Dr. King was calling us towards all those years ago is coming to fruition in the modern movement to abolish the prison industrial complex.

    We are all those disciples who come to Jesus worn out by the scarcity mindset we’ve inherited from capitalism, and Jesus calls us to try a new way - God’s way - a way of abundance.

  • What We Long For: A Prayer on January 6, 2022 (1/7/2022) - These words were written by Rev. Lucy Waechter-Webb, PPF Manager of Communications and Digital Organizing, as an invocation for a Vigil for Democracy on January 6, 2022, the one year anniversary of the attack on the capital. It has been fascinating and troubling for me  to reflect on how this day in our country one … Read More
  • My body tells me: before there was harm, there was miracle. (12/20/2021) - This sermon was preached at The Presbyterian Church of Traverse City in Traverse City, MI on December 19, 2021 by Rev. Lucy Waechter Webb You can listen to it here. For the last twelve years or so, I have been on a journey of rediscovering what it means to re-inhabit my own body. For years … Read More
  • Apply to be a PPF General Assembly Intern (12/10/2021) - Be bold. Nonviolence works! We are a wide network of peacemakers who engage issues of both national and international import. Our call is to be movers and shakers within the PC(USA) and beyond, encouraging one another to take seriously God’s call to God’s people to participate in God’s nonviolent work of love, peace, and justice … Read More
  • A Veteran’s Day Reflection (11/11/2021) -

    Our failed war in Afghanistan of 20 years should be a flashing red light and blaring siren of warning of the futility of war and military adventurism.

    Back in 1998 Secretary of State Madeline Albright famously declared, “If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall.” With those words...

  • The Third Displacement (10/29/2021) - Reflecting on the situations families are facing in trying to seek justice under the law, this pastor asked, “Is the law just the strong hand of the rich?” It seems like the answer is yes. The IPC keeps pushing for peace with justice, and keeps accompanying the victims and survivors of violence. Our role is to keep listening, keep learning, and keep walking alongside the IPC as they raise these questions.