Tell Congress: Time to End 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): On August 21, President Trump announced a “new” strategy for U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. In it, he made clear that the one thing that he won’t be changing is waging ongoing and unending war. After … Continued

8/6/2017: Thirteen Organizations Co-Sponsor Event “Candles on the Water: Remembering the Victims of Hiroshima & Nagasaki & Proclaiming to All Humankind, Never Again”

Harrisburg — Thirteen organizations are co-sponsoring this event which commemorates the 72nd anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  The evening will include music, poetry, presentations and floating of lanterns to remember past victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki … Continued

Urge Your Representative to Support Key Amendments to the Defense Appropriations Bill

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): This week, the House of Representatives is voting on amendments to a defense appropriations bill, which provides us with an important opportunity to make significant improvements to U.S. foreign policy. While big Pentagon spending bills like … Continued

Urge Resolutions to Push Congress to Pass Human and Environmental Needs Budget

This week the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed three resolutions urging Congress to move money out of the military and into human and environmental needs — exactly the reverse of Trump’s budget. Those historic actions came after more than 20,000 … Continued

A Time to Break Silence: MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech—Podcast Presentations Available

During the recent Ecumenical Advocacy Days gathering in Washington, DC, NCC’s Faith and Order Convening Table held a pre-gathering session exploring the theology behind Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermon “Beyond Vietnam” at Riverside Church in New York. King’s words … Continued

New Poor People’s Campaign Bible Study Series #3: A Revolution of Values

From the Kairos Center (https://kairoscenter.org/): Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Beyond Vietnam by using this Bible study, the third in a series developed to foster conversations about the biblical and theological significance of the New Poor People’s Campaign, which pairs an excerpt of … Continued

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