On Sunday, November 8, 2015, the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) held it's 36th Annual Interfaith Service and Conference for Peace entitled: "New Horizons for Peacemaking and Equality". Speakers included: The Rev. Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite, Chicago Theological Seminary, and pioneer in the Just Peacemaking approach to theology (Rev. Thistlethwaite both gave the sermon at the Interfaith Service, and spoke at the afternoon conference); Dr. Vincent Intondi, Professor of History at Montgomery College in MD and author of "African Americans Against the Bomb"; Jacqui Patterson, NAACP Director of Environmental and Climate Justice; J. Jondhi Harrell, Founder and Executve Director of The Center for Returning Citizens. Over 400 attended the event.
(Photos courtesy of volunteer photographer, John Lien)
The Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite gives her sermon on "The Great god Drone" at the Interfaith Service for Peace in the Princeton University Chapel on Sunday, November 8.
The Rev. Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite, speaks on "No Body Here: The Terrible Deception of Drone War" during the afternoon Conference for Peace in Nassau Presbyterian Church, Prineton, NJ.
Dr. Vincent Intondi speaks on content from his book "African Americans Against the Bomb" during the afternoon Conference for Peace.
Jacqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice program speaks on the "Global Climate Crisis" during the afternoon Conference for Peace.
J. Jondhi Harrell, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Returning Citizens, speaks about Mass Incarceration and Militarization of the Police during the afternoon Conference for Peace.
Dolores Phillips, Legislative Director of the CeasefireNJ project under the auspices of CFPA, and The Rev. Bob Moore, Executive Director of CFPA & CeasefireNJ, give an update on the most recent Gun Violence Prevention work done by CeasefireNJ at the close of the afternoon Conference for Peace.
To view a full gallery of photos from the 36th Annual Interfaith Service and Conference for Peace, CLICK HERE!
To view a video of The Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite's talk from the Afternoon Conference for Peace, CLICK Here! (Video courtesy of David Crow. More videos from the conference to come..)