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Middle East Interest Group Presentation: Dr. Mustafa ElHawi

Palestinian Peace Activist, Dr. Mustafa ElHawi, will make a presentation at 9 am on Saturday, June 2nd at the Lancaster Church of the Brethren 1601 Sunset Ave. Lancaster. Dr. ElHawi is a retired Professor of the Al Aqsa University in Gaza City and coordinator of the Alternatives to Violence Project Palestine program. He will speak about the recent mass demonstrations and…

US Premiere: This Evil Thing–March 13, Akron

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” –Margaret Mead, anthropologist, 1901-1978 US Premiere: This Evil Thing—March 13, Akron                         You are invited to the U.S. premiere of the play, THIS EVIL…

Screening: I Am Not Your Negro

Join us for the upcoming screening of, I Am Not Your Negro. This 93-minute documentary connects the Civil Rights Movement with the present #BlackLivesMatter Movement. We encourage open discussion and will provide snacks. We hope to see you all there! When: January 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut Street,…

The Middle East Interest Group Pilgrimage to Peace

The Middle East Interest Group of The Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness presents Pilgrimage to Peace   When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, from 3 – 5 pm Where: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 S. Duke Street Lancaster, PA 17602   The Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) hosts a conversation with…

“Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism” Lecture by Dr. Drew Hart, Assistant Professor of Theology, Messiah College

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness and Lancaster Bible College Present “Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism” Lecture by Dr. Drew Hart, Assistant Professor of Theology, Messiah College Thursday, September 14, 7:00 PM Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Rd., Lancaster, Pa. Teague Learning Commons, Fourth Floor. Event is free but please register at:  lbc.edu/events…

Learning Tour to Iran – Panel Presentation

A group of 16, including nine Canadians and seven US citizens will be visiting Iran from November 18 to December 3, 2016. The tour is being organized by the International Institute of Islamic Studies (IIIS) in Qom, Iran. The delegation will meet Islamic religious leaders and scholars as well as Christian and Jewish leaders. It…

In Overwhelming Vote, Leading Lutheran Branch Calls on US to Cut Off Aid to Israel

Via mondoweiss.net This weekend the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) overwhelmingly approved two resolutions calling on the U.S. government to end all financial and military aid to Israel until Israel “compl[ies] with internationally recognized human rights standards”, freezes settlement construction on occupied Palestinian land, and for the church to adopt an investment screen to avoid…

2016 Shalom Conference – September 24-25

Peacemaking and advocacy work can be lonely work. The Pennsylvania Council of Churches is hosting its first ever “Shalom Conference” on September 24-25 at the Hartman Center (a UCC camp, conference, and retreat facility) in Milroy, PA. The Council’s goal is to launch a statewide network of peacemakers that will promote communication and sharing to make peacemaking…