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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.

2015 Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness for our 2015 Annual Meeting on January 25 at Lancaster Friends Meeting House. Members of Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness’ engaged community enjoyed an afternoon of fellowship and valuable discussion lead by an informative and lively panel. “The purpose of this meeting is to activate our network,” started…

Letter to the Editor: NRA Lawsuit Steps on Right to Safety

Please find the following statement submitted by Urbane Peachy, President to Lancaster Online: January 25, 2015 Thank you for your editorial last week saying that we need to quit pandering to the National Rifle Association (“NRA lawsuit enabled by bad lawmaking”). The NRA and its partners in the gun lobby have declared open season on…

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…