Nonviolent Witness

Whipping Wall Street

Rev. Aric Clark looks at the story of Jesus cleansing the Temple courtyard of the money-changers and considers how it relates to contemporary protest movements.

Message to the Peacemakers of the Future

When I was treasurer of PPF during the ‘70’s and ‘80’s we had a shoestring budget and a narrow focus of support for a narrow Peace agenda. I’m pleased and excited to be a continuing part of a Peace Fellowship today that is pressing forward for a more comprehensive vision of Peace and Justice today. I’m glad to work alongside the emerging leadership of our organization as they motivate us to even more participation in the agenda for a Just and Peaceful future.

Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Friday, April 17, 2015 to Monday, April 20, 2015

The theme is Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration and Systems of Exploitation.

Join over 1,000 Christian advocates in Washington, D.C. in building a movement to shake the foundations of systems of human exploitation (Acts 16:16-40), including a prison-industrial system that incarcerates millions of people in the U.S. and abroad. A world that incarcerates so many and allows some to profit from the exploitation of slave, trafficked and forced labor remains far from the "beloved community" which we are all called to seek.

Mercy Junction publishes November issue of Holy Heretic: Peace on Earth and Peace on the Table

Mercy Junction's November issue of Holy Heretic zine has just been mailed and the electronic version of the 40-page "radical devotional" posted online.

Four people arrested in police brutality protest co-hosted by Mercy Junction

Four people have been arrested in a police brutality protest co-hosted by Mercy Junction. The protest, organized by Concerned Citizens for Justice, was part of the Oct. 22 National Day of Action Against Police Brutality.

Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, MO

Friday, October 10, 2014 to Monday, October 13, 2014

Anyone who would like to receive organizing information via the Faith in Ferguson listserv can send an email to faithinferguson@gmail.com and request to be added.

Top Ten Reasons to Receive the Peacemaking Offering in Your Church

Presbyterian trivia, David Letterman's mother worked as a secretary in a Presbyterian Church so his "Top Ten" surely has Presbyterian roots.   

Top Ten Reasons to Receive the Peacemaking Offering in Your Church

From Ferguson: What I Heard

Mercy Junction founder/evangelist, the Rev. Brian Merritt, arrived in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 21, at the height of protesters being met with a violent police response following the police shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. This was Brian’s third update after arriving.

Peter Beinart Calls for Direct Action by American Jews

Continuing his movement away from the party line, Peter Beinart, one of the leading public intellectuals in the Jewish community in the US, is now calling for liberal American Jews to put their bodies on the line in the Occupied Territories in order to pressure the Israeli government to move quickly to a just resolution.

Un-Gala in Celebration of Anne Barstow and Tom Driver

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship invites you to an un-Gala in celebration of Anne Barstow and Tom Driver on October 18, 2014.

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