On Monday, January 15th, 2018, approximately 300 people from all backgrounds gathered at Princeton's First Baptist Church for the annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. The service was co-sponsored by CFPA and the Princeton Clergy Association, and the freewill offering benefited CFPA and United Negro College Fund.

Leaders from a range of faiths participated, including Baptist, Presbyterian, Episcopal, United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, Baha'i, Christian Science, Unitarian Universalist, United Church of Christ, Jewish, and Muslim. CFPA's executive director, the Rev. Bob Moore, gave the sermon, speaking out on rejecting all forms of racism and bigotry, as well as militarism, while supporting the beloved community.

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On December 20, the Coalition for Peace Action's Ceasefire NJ Project co-led a 12 person delegation of gun violence prevention leaders from across the state with NJ State Senate Majority Leader Senator Loretta Weinberg (front, middle) to discuss gun violence prevention legislation.

Over 50 attended CFPA's annual Holiday Vigil, Potluck, and Program for Peace on Thursday, December 14 in Princeton.

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The Candlelight Vigil for Diplomacy, Not War with North Korea was from 5:00-6:00pm at Palmer Square

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A wonderful potluck meal was enjoyed by attendees in the warm Assembly Room of Nassau Presbyterian Church

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David Brahinsky and Friends provided outstanding peace music

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Former fighter pilot and current CFPA member, Richard Moody, presents on his experience volunteering at a refugee camp for Syrian refugees

On Sunday, November 12, the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) held its 38th Annual Multifaith Service and Conference for Peace. The title of the afternoon Conference was The Challenges of Peace in the Trump Era and featured religious scholar Prof. Reza Aslan, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D, NJ-12), U.N. Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gomez, Korea expert Prof. Suzy Kim, and Harvard Prof. Elaine Scarry. Over 500 people attended the morning Service and afternoon Conference. Please see photos below. Click here to read Prof. Reza Aslan's sermon from the Multifaith Service for Peace.

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Prof. Reza Aslan addresses the crowd at CFPA's Conference for Peace.

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Hundreds gather for a Multifaith Service for Peace at the Princeton University Chapel.

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Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman discusses legislation to prevent nuclear war and an attack on North Korea.

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CFPA Executive Director Rev. Bob Moore discusses the organization's ongoing peace activism.

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