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LIPW Supports Aasif Mandyi Lecture at Millersville University

September 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Marauder Courts, Student Memorial Center, Millersville University, Millersville, PA. Aasif Mandyi,  well-known as an actor and comedian,  will discuss his current work and reflect on his experiences playing the role of Amir in the New York debut of Disgraced.  Book signing will begin at 8:30 pm.  Copies of Disgraced, and…

Current Changes in the Middle East and the Endless War on Terror

Join Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness on October 17th, 7:00 p.m. at Church of the Apostles for an informative discussion lead by Chris Hedges. Lynn “Chris” Hedges is an award winning journalist, activist, author and Presbyterian minister. Currently, Hedges serves as a columnist for Truthdig, senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City, and…

LIPW, 2015 Nominee for the Global Enlightenment Award

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness was one of four organizations nominated for the Torch of Global Enlightenment Award on May 15, 2015 at Penn State Hershey School of Medicine. The award was given at a recognition dinning attended by 75 guests “in recognition of promoting the highest social values, tolerance, respect for diversity, and global understanding….

Save Our Unspoiled Land (SOUL)

Save Our Unspoiled Land (SOUL) is supported by the ad hoc Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (LIPW) Environmental Group. On April 18, in response to a submission by SOUL spokesperson, Malinda Clatterbuck, the LIPW Board took action to provide financial and moral support for SOUL. Clatterbuck wrote: “Our movement is a grass roots movement, striving to…

Prominent Lutheran Palestinian Pastor to Visit Lancaster

Prominent Lutheran Palestinian Pastor to Visit Lancaster May 17th, 4 PM at Tellus360, 24 E King Street (parking at Holy Trinity, Duke Street) The Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem since 1988,  will be visiting and sharing his vision of creating Diyar, a consortium of Lutheran-based institutions.  These institutions…

30th Annual Lancaster County Peace Essay Contest

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness is a proud sponsor of the 30th Annual Lancaster County Peace Contest. This contest is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to embrace peace in an angry and polarized world, the theme of this year’s event. Deadline for submissions is April 11, 2015 and awards will be presented on Sunday,…

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…

Living on Shale: A Quaker Perspective

The Environmental Concerns Committee of Lancaster Friends Meeting will sponsor a forum on the topic “Living on Marcellus Shale: A Quaker Perspective,” on Sunday, April 6 from 12:30 to 2:00 PM at the Lancaster Friends Meeting House. The speakers are four invited Quakers from the north central region of Pennsylvania. The three panelists who will…

“Inequality For All” coming to Lancaster’s Penn Cinema

“Inequality For All” coming to Lancaster’s Penn Cinema, Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. (Airport Road, Lititz) Winner of the Sundance Special Jury Award, the documentary addresses with humor and fact, the income and wage gaps that exist in the U.S. today. Created and narrated by Robert Reich, best-selling author, former Secretary of Labor…