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Presbytery Passes Fossil Fuel Divestment Overture

Hudson River Presbytery on Jusy 25 unanimously passed the overture for the PC(USA) to divest from fossil fuels, becoming the first presbytery to do so and starting the road to General Assembly. 

Interfaith Delegation Highlights Real Challenges of Peacemaking

We are clear, however, about what the real work of peacemaking entails, and we are proud of the courage and steadfast perseverance this interfaith delegation is showing in meeting with dozens of faith-based organizations, grassroots activists and human rights groups in Israel and the Palestinian territories. They are continuing this work with the intention to learn, witness and co-resist Israeli occupation, displacement and siege with Palestinian and Israeli partners on the ground. They deserve your support.

Jewish, Muslim & Christian Leaders Denied Entry to Israel for Supporting Palestinian Human Rights

Five leaders on an interfaith delegation to Israel/Palestine were refused permission to board their plane in the United States, in what appears to be an implementation of Israel’s travel ban on supporters of Palestinian rights and Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS).

The Creation Justice Work Group of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Needs your Help

We would like you to approach your Synod, Presbytery and Congregation and ask them to divest from Fossil Fuels.  This seems to us a next step because, as the rationale to the Synod of the Northeast’s divestment overture (which passed last fall) said:  

“No Guns in God’s House” Sign Project Launched for Presbyterian Congregations

This week, on the first anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in American history, the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship announces a campaign to enlist 100 churches to post “No Guns in God’s House” signs by December 14, 2017, the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting.

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