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Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness is a grassroots association dedicated to promoting biblical values of justice, care of creation, peace and nonviolent solutions to conflict.

Dr. John Tirman to speak at F&M

On March 4 and 5, 2015, a researcher from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. John Tirman, will be the speaker at an event cosponsored by LIPW and the International Studies Program of Franklin and Marshall College.   Tirman is s principal research scientist and executive director at MIT Center for International Studies. He recently authored the book…

LIPW receives Torch of Global Enlightenment Award

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (LIPW) was one of the recipients of the 2014 Torch of Global Enlightenment Award, an annual award given by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, a chapter of the national organization, the World Affairs Council of America The award was accepted on May 15 during a dinner at Penn State Hershey…

Free Public Showing of “Inequality for All”

A FREE public showing of former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s award-winning documentary film, “Inequality for All,” will be shown at Highland Presbyterian Church, 500 East Roseville Road in Lancaster, PA, on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. The 90-minute film, which addresses America’s income and wage gaps, won a special jury award at…

Pacifists in Chains

Duane Stoltzfus May 19, 7:00 PM Forest Hills Mennonite Church, 100 Quarry Road, Leola Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society (LMHS) has invited LIPW to cosponsor a lecture by Professor Duane Stoltzfus, Goshen College, on “Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War,” also title of the book recently published. The book details the…

Prof. David Kieran: “The Iraq/Afghanistan Wars: Trauma, Mental Health & Suicide”

May 15, 7:00 PM Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Avenue (Chapel: Office Entrance) First in the series on The Environmental, Human and Economic Impact/Consequences of War Professor David Kieran Franklin and Marshall College Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies “The Iraq/Afghanistan Wars: Trauma, Mental Health and Suicide” in the military and the effort…

LIPW & CeaseFirePA to Form a New Advocacy Group

LIPW is assisting CeaseFirePa to form an advocacy group in Lancaster County that becomes informed and available as advocates for public safety and reasonable gun regulation regulation in Pennsylvania. We seek to do our part to address the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in this country. On average there are over 30,000 gun related deaths…