Meet Ruth: 100th Activist Council Member

Ruth Hamilton of Washington, D.C. recently signed up online to become a member of the PPF Activist Council. It didn't take long for her to do, but once she clicked "submit" at the bottom of the form, she helped us reach an important milestone. One hundred people have now joined the Activist Council!

Peace Seeking Churches: PPF Plans Outreach to Congregations

Peace Seeking Churches is a working group of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Activist Council. Our mission is to promote the values of PPF as recorded in our statements “What We Believe!” and “The Peacemaker’s Creed” by establishing peace partnerships with and supporting the peacemaking efforts of PC (USA) churches, seminaries, and governing bodies.

Colombia Accompaniment Report: Pensamientos en Colombia #1

When Latin American people speak there is an immediacy and directness to their words that feels different than in the US. As if we have been trained to talk in a way that covers some things up (the effect of nicer sheets and pillows?). Driving through the crowded and, yes, dirty streets, past homes and sidewalks that don’t seem to have been finished, you get the sense of seeing a world naked, in its original state, direct, without any fluff or pretense.

Vamos Adelante - Sanctuary Training & Network

This past weekend, February 10-11, PPF had the privilege of hosting a Sanctuary Training with the Synod of the Northeast, the National Sanctuary Movement, and the Community of Living Traditions.

Let’s Show Trump What It Means to Be a Presbyterian

I was as embarrassed and angry as anyone else that a man like Trump was claiming my faith community as his own—a faith community that has challenged me to be more loving, more courageous, more justice-seeking, more open, more hospitable. But after the initial embarrassment in the form of indignation wore off, I realized I was not so surprised, because I have also seen the Church enact the Empire-values that Trump embodies.

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