Tag: justice

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is America’s time to gather with friends and family to share a delicious feast. It involves giving thanks for having enough food to eat and having people with whom…

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Information Sources on Hunger and Development Issues

Basic Resources: Bread for the World: www.bread.org/ outstanding hunger education and advocacy group InterAction: www.interaction.org major coalition of 150 development groups; offers reliable analysis Church World Service: www.cwsglobal.org/ good hunger…

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World Day of Prayer and Action for Children – November 20

What if all the religions of the world devoted one day a year to prayers and visible actions to promote the well-being of children? It would make an enormous difference for peace, and send a potent message worldwide.

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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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Race, Gender, Class, Prejudice

Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers Martin Luther King quotes reflecting some of the breadth of Dr. King’s thought. The Vision and Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr. (bulletin insert) More…

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Treasures in Heaven, Treasures on Earth

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth. Matthew 6:19 Where your treasure is there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21, Luke 12:34 The kingdom of heaven is…

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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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Handling Conflict in Service Programs

By Glen Gersmehl with input from volunteers, leaders and trainers in LPF’s Volunteer Support Project. In our work assisting volunteers in food banks community meals, and homeless programs, a common…

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Companionship: Gift and Practice

Companionship is a relationship that responds to difficulty and suffering of another, and is supportive of healing. It is a social relationship, a relationship which affirms we are part of…

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