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Guns, Violence, & Trauma

Before I became the Gun Violence Prevention Ministry Coordinator with the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, I volunteered as a restorative circle facilitator at an elementary school. This elementary school was located in an area with the highest level of childhood poverty

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In the Aftermath of Two Mass Shootings This Week

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Response from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) From Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons and Presbyterian Mission Agency Executive Director Linda Valentine; Pictured above: Sculpture of Rachel weeping for her lost children   Also be sure to read Rev. Shannan Vance-Ocampo’s sermon, “Hope Has Two Daughters: Anger & Courage“   A voice was

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Peace Church Beta: What if we left Just War theory behind?

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As the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) begins a process of discernment on whether to embrace nonviolence officially, the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship convenes peacemakers from across the church. by Matthew Black   We Presbyterians know all about miracles— they happen in committees. This particular miracle begins a few years ago, when some

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