Upcoming events

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:30am

 Saturday October 4th, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with

an award-winning breakfast in Stewart Hall. Followed by

a presentation in the Ministry Center at 9:15 a.m.

Our speaker is Dr. Paul Parker from Elmhurst College,

an expert on the diverse Christian community in the Holy

Land and how they are treated as second-class citizens.

Tickets are $10 in advance ($15 at the door) and proceeds

go towards supporting peace through education.

Call the Church offi  ce to reserve your space.

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 12:15pm - 7:00pm

The Palestine Education Network will show three documentary films about the realities of Palestinian life.  "Where Should the Birds Fly" is at 12:15 pm.  "Voices Across the Divide" is at 2:30 pm.  "Al-Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine" is at 5 pm.  Each film will be followed by a facilitated panel discussion. Tickets are $7 for each film or $15 for all three.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 3:00am - 5:00pm

Come hear Victor Caal Tzuy speak about the role of Maya indigenous culture in his community’s resistance to the Xalalá hydroelectric dam in Guatemala.

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:20pm

Tonight’s documentary “Wage Crisis” explores the struggles of ordinary people to make ends meet on inadequate wages. We meet former TV anchor and ex-hedge fund trader who are now bartenders, residents of Camden NJ whose factories have left, a Walmart employee from LA, and a single mother with nursing career aspiration who works as a public housing security guard.

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:00pm - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:00pm

DAYS OF ATONEMENT

Commemorating the 19th Anniversary of the Million Man March

October 17 – 19, 2014

Oberlin, Ohio

 

Intergenerational -- Interreligious -- Multicultural

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Harriet Tubman

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, Oct. 19 -- Please note the date change
Des Moines
Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Dennis Kucinich on October 19th at 3 pm at the San Francisco’s Women’s Building to hear and discuss challenging lawless new wars, remembering 1914 and the “War to End War,” and to weigh in on what we can do for peace.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Oct 22: SAVE THE DATE: The next Racial Justice Gathering by American Friend’s Service Committee's St. Paul Healing Justice program will be Wed, Oct 22, 5:30-8:30 pm, at the AFSC office, 1671 Summit Avenue, St. Paul. The meeting in April brought together 17 people from four Quaker communities along with other community members.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

The Nuclear University and U.S. Power in the Pacific: Time for a New Free Speech Movement?

  • The Pacific Pivot: overview
  • The Marshall Islands: Ground Zero for nuclear colonialism
  • California, U.S. power in the Pacific, and the University
  • Universities: intellectual arsenals for U.S. power
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Finding Home: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Children in New Jersey
Please join us for a daylong conference on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in New Jersey.

Friday, October 24, 2014 9am to 4pm

Robeson Campus Center, Bergen Room, Rutgers-Newark
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102

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