Tag: conflict

St Martin of Tours – Feast Day

St Martin of Tours is known as the first conscientious objector and a great peacemaker in the Christian church. His feast day of 11 November (or the nearest Sunday) which…

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Women’s Peace Resources

Being Mary and Being Martha,for Peace! new in 2016 Inspiration from Women – quotes, poetry, and more – handout “Nurturing Peace: the Gifts of Women” Stopping Violence Against Women and…

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Women’s Video Gallery

Overview of Women’s Issues Women and the Environment Sex Trafficking Women Peacebuilding Worldwide Movement PBS Documentaries These days, engaging videos are a click away; videos that can both inform and…

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Peaceful Worship and Congregational Life

Worship and Devotional Peace Resources Day of Prayer for Peace, Sept. 21, bulletin insert Peacemaking Possibilities Peace Worship – Provides a variety of resources including prayers, litanies, songs, and a…

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Women’s Path of Hope

Since biblical times, women have created or taken part in nonviolent actions and movements.  Whether they sought change for women or their broader community, they show us what women can…

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What’s the Alternative to Military Action Against Iraq? Why Is Our Best Option Invisible?

by Glen Gersmehl Despite the dangers outlined by Colin Powell in his presentation to the UN Security Council, the majority of Americans still feel uncomfortable with a US war against…

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‘I have a dream’ speech

Address at March on Washington, Aug. 28, 1963     Transcript: I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration…

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Videos

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) is known for his leadership role in the Confessing Church, efforts on behalf of peace and justice, opposition to antisemitism, and writings on theology and ethics that…

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Using Films to Teach Peace & Justice

Many youth and adult groups have discovered the value of using films for discussion. Films may be shown singly or as part of a series. One group organized a “Wednesday…

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It Takes Courage

by Glen Gersmehl My two boyhood heroes served in the Vietnam War. The majority of my classmates in graduate school were military officers. Our family’s relatives and friends have served…

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