Safe Communities, Safe Schools, Ban Assault Weapons

On April 9 people of faith will come together and ask for something rare in Washington, DC: leadership. We want our Senators to lead us into a new day where our children and our communities are safe from senseless gun violence. But they will not lead unless they hear from you.... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on April 03, 2013

Protect Young Women, Immigrants, Native people and LGBTQ people from violence!

Call your U.S. Representative Enter street address and zipcode to be connected directly to your Member of Congress. Street Address Zip Phone: Below is our sample script, when calling: As a constituent and a person of faith, I urge the Congresswoman/man: To reject the House substitute VAWA that... read more »

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on February 27, 2013

Gun Violence Must End!

When the gun shooting at Columbine High School happened in 1999, I was a pastor of a small United Methodist church in West Texas. Like many rural congregations, my church was filled with teachers and we spent the Sunday following the gun shooting and grieving for such unnecessary violence. My church... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on January 23, 2013

Keep Pressure on Congress to Pass VAWA

Although Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) has passed, the horrors of family violence continue. Awareness about domestic and sexual violence needs to be raised every day of every month until our homes and communities are havens of peace and justice. Call Congress at 1-888-427-0530 and urge them... read more »

Posted by Amee Paparella on December 05, 2012

The Time for Just and Humane Immigration Reform is Now

As followers of Jesus Christ, we cannot miss the greatest opportunity we have had in decades to impact the national debate in creating a more just humane immigration system. After the U.S. election, Senator John McCain stated emphatically that he agreed with the calls for comprehensive immigration reform. Though... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on November 21, 2012