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by | Jun 19, 2017

2022 International Conference in Croatia

Join the the 2022 International Conference and Annual General Assembly of Church and Peace! Division. War. Nonviolence. First take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your  sister's or brother’s eye. (Luke 6:42) 20 -...

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Church and Peace founding member Ruth Warneck passed away

Church and Peace mourns the loss of one of its founders. After a full life, Ruth Warneck (née Kahle, *5 September 1929) died at the age of almost 93 on 5 August 2022. The funeral service and urn burial will take place on Saturday 27 August 2022 at 2.00 pm at the...

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“We are Creation’s Possible People” – Reconciliation Continues to be Churches’ Task

“We are Creation’s possible people” is a line from a prayerful poem shared in one of the key note speeches of the conference “Reconciliation in Turbulent Times” in Birmingham on 2 July 2022. The day event was the latest to be organised by two ecumenical organisations, the Fellowship of Reconciliation of England and Scotland with the pan-European network Church and Peace. It recognised we live in turbulent times and encouraged participants to explore actions and focus on hope through Christ. This was the first hybrid conference with many people attending in-person. The gathering had happened online only for the last two years and there was a sense of energy in the room.

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Churches challenged to the path of nonviolence

Message from the Board of Church and Peace. Berlin, 30 May 2022 – In light of Russia’s brutal attack on Ukraine and the extent of death and destruction with no end in sight, we strive for the radicality of nonviolence to which Jesus challenges us. We encourage to stand by the knowledge and experience of nonviolent prevention, intervention, and de-escalation of military conflict. We call for continued commitment to nonviolence rather than surrendering to the seemingly inevitable escalation of military logic.

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Online Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Church and Peace invites you to pray for peace in Ukraine. Together with the Fellowship of Reconciliation (England and Scotland), Cymdeithos y Cymod (Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales) and the Methodist Peace Fellowship, we meet on Fridays at 7:30pm (London)/...

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