Tag: military service

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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Resources for Students and Young Adults

New Media for Parents, Teachers, and Youth Useful links and insights on new media, computer games, books and more. The Path of Hope (Wall of Hope) Over 100 peace and…

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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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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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The Gift, Power, and Challenge of Peace

Sermon, preached by Dr. Gerald O. Pedersen, April 6, l997, based on the Gospel for the Second Sunday of Easter, John 20:19-31   Immediately following graduation from High School in…

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Youth Facing Military Service

Alternatives to Military Service Community Service. For information on federally-funded national service programs to perform community work and earn tuition money for college, contact Americorps, 1-800-942-2677, www.cns.gov. College Aid Alternatives…

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