Latest on Gun Violence Prevention

Sermon: The Culture of Violence and the Beloved Community

This sermon was delivered on January 20, 2013 to a community-wide, interfaith and interracial gathering to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr., in Highstown, NJ.  The preacher was Tom F. Driver, The Paul J. Tillich Professor of Theology and Culture Emeritus, Union Theological Seminary in New York.

Action Alert: A Call to Reduce Gun Violence

Please sign this petition from the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness.

God is Love: A Statement on Gun Violence in the United States

This statement was given by Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson at a press conference held in Washington, DC, on January 15, 2013. Religious leaders and Faith Against Gun Violence came together to press for tighter gun regulations to stop gun violence in the United States.

Taking Action after Newtown

In the somber days following the Newtown, CT gun horror, we all feel the need for grief and expressions of love and support. Even while the pain is fresh upon us, we have gathered together for you some of the best action opportunities that are available to take now and early in the New Year.

The Sunday after Sandy Hook - Sermons and Worship Resources

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT, we offer some of the sermons and worship materials composed and used by PPF members.

School Shooting in Newtown, CT

Today brought word of the second senseless shooting of the week, this one at an Elementary School in Newtown, CT. The news today is horrific in terms of both the shooting’s breadth and tragedy.

Should We Say Anything about These Shootings?

by Rev. Jim Atwood

In the last three weeks there have been two highly publicized mass shootings.