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Hearts & Minds to Host John Fea, Author of Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump—August 10, Dallastown

Dr. John Fea, Chair of the History Department at Messiah College, will discuss his new book Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump on Friday night, August 10, at Hearts & Minds, an independent bookstore at 234 East Main Street, Dallastown. The program begins at 7:00 pm. Byron Borger, co-owner of Hearts & Minds explains the significance of the…

Don’t Nap! Stay Woke!

Making beautiful trouble together in resistance to oppression Come for an afternoon of creative visioning and practical organizing for building communities that embody peace and justice! When: Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 2:30-4:30 p.m Where: Tellus 360, Temple Room, 24 E. King St., Lancaster, PA  Sponsored by Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness Sarah Thompson Sarah Thompson is a 2018…

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…

Faithful Advocacy for Criminal Justice Reform

Faithful Advocacy for Criminal Justice Reform—April 15 & 16, Lancaster April 15, 2018, 1:30-5:30 pm April 16, 2018–Based on legislative visits Lancaster Theological Seminary, Hafer Center (above the library), 555 West James Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 Registration: ($20 registration fee) Facebook event: Why You Should Attend Come to this program to learn why, as people of faith, we engage…

Peace on the Streets

Peace Action Network joins Crispus Attucks, Bridge, and NAACP in a presentation of Peace on the Streets at Crispus Attucks, 404 S. Duke Street, Saturday, April 14, 1-3 p.m. Police officers from Lancaster, York, Harrisburg and other areas will talk about Progressive Policing.  Q and A will be encouraged.

Cindy Sheehan: Organizing for October Women’s March

Lecture and Organizational Meeting for October Women’s March Anti-War Activist, Host of Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Radio Show Admission: Free (Donations of free will appreciated) Location: St John’s Episcopal Church Auditorium | Parking:  Available curbside and at Water Street Parking Garage Handicapped Access on Concord Street, just outside the Parish Hall) Sponsored by: Peace Action Network of Lancaster 1040 for Peace Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness

Karen Armstrong: Leading a Compassionate Life

The Ware Lecture on Peacemaking Karen Armstrong, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, is a historian of world religions whose books have been translated into 45 languages. A former Catholic nun who left the convent to study literature, Armstrong is an authority on world faiths, religious fundamentalism and monotheism. She was appointed to the High Level Group of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to diagnose the causes of religious extremism. Subsequently,she was awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal. When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm Where: Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, Elizabethtown College This event is free but required tickets available at or calling 717-361-4757   Sponsored by Judy S. and Paul W. Ware and Elizabethtown College’s Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking For further information contact

Tony Brown in Concert

A fundraiser for Tony’s PEACING IT TOGETHER international ministry An Evening of Inspiration, Education, and Action Anthony Brown is an internationally acclaimed singer, peace ambassador, interpreter of the African American Spiritual, and citizen of the world.  His music has taken him to war-torn areas in the world where he has used spirituals and other folk songs to bring hope and healing to areas of despair and strife. He uses the power of music to bring people together across the divides of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, and culture. He understands that music speaks the universal language of the heart and he uses it to bring people together around their common humanity. He is the founder and Director of Peacing It Together Foundation.  This not-for-profit organization promotes peace and justice through music and the spoken word. Anthony’s music has taken him to the continents of South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. For more information call John K. Stoner (717-859-3388) or Community Mennonite Church (717-392-7567) Sponsored by: and Peace Action Network, Lancaster

US Premiere: “This Evil Thing”—March 13, Akron

You are invited to the U.S. premiere of the play, THIS EVIL THING, at the Akron Mennonite Church, 1311 Diamond Street, Akron, Pa. 17501 beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.                   THIS EVIL THING tells the inspiring, compelling and rarely told story of the men who said no to WWI in England…