Prayers for Egypt

World Council of Churches seeks healing, justice, peace for all

17 churches burnt and over 600 people killed following Aug.14 clashes. read more »

August 19, 2013

2013 World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

‘Common witness’ observances will occur Sept. 22–28

People of faith encouraged to participate in worship services, educational events, acts of advocacy in support of just peace for Israelis and Palestinians. read more »

August 19, 2013

Jerusalem Prayer for 2013

Christian churches in Holy City ‘pray for hope where hopelessness reigns’

Churches in Jerusalem annually issue joint prayer for use during World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel, Sept. 22–28. read more »

August 19, 2013

Annual Conferences take on social issues

Bishops issue rulings on contested resolutions

Hot-button topics included homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on August 12, 2013

‘JustPeace101,’ Oct. 31–Nov. 2

Nashville event will address faith-based conflict transformation

UMC’s Center for Conflict Transformation will address how to engage conflict constructively. read more »

August 12, 2013

A story of forgiveness

Congo woman loses husband, 4 children to rebels

Issues challenge to forgive at GBCS-led seminar on management and resolution of conflict. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 05, 2013

Jewish, Christian, Muslim leaders support Kerry efforts

Voice strong support for ‘determined initiative’ in Middle East

30 faith leaders endorse letter coordinated by National Interreligious Leadership Initiative. read more »

August 05, 2013

Faith leaders concerned about Syria

Urge President Obama to negotiate solution, don't provide arms

Letter cautions Syria’s ‘rich religious and ethnic tapestry’ at risk of fraying beyond repair. read more »

August 05, 2013

Resource on Jerusalem available

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel Sept. 22-28

In 2012, churches in at least 25 countries advocated about urgent need for peace settlement. read more »

July 11, 2013

Prayer for peace in Middle East

Focus on Kerry trip to restart peace talks

5th visit by U.S. Secretary of State since January. read more »

July 01, 2013

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