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Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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Kathleen Namphy to Speak About Iraqi Detainees

Thursday, July 15, 7pm - 9pm
All Saints' Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St., Palo Alto

On Thursday, July 15, Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice (MVPJ) will sponsor a 7:00 PM program at All Saints' Episcopal Church (555 Waverley St. Palo Alto) featuring Kathleen Namphy, member of the Iraq team of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). Kathleen will be speaking about her work with Iraqi detainees.
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Faces of War and Terror Workshop

Explore war and terror and create a mask to tell your story.

During this one day workshop led by Susan Galleymore, you will accept a role, create a mask for that role, and, at the end of the day, tell your story about war and terror. Roles include but are not limited to US, Afghani, and Iraqi children, mothers, fathers, US soldier, Bush, Rumsfeld, Saddam Hussein (even Uday and Qusay if you're so inclined).
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Remembering the Memorial Vigil

On Thursday, May 27, 2004, a few hundred people gathered to honor lives and protest the deaths in an interfaith peace vigil in Palo Alto, California. The San Jose Mercury News covered this vigil (read the news article). The vigil was organized and publicized by Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice.

To respond to numerous requests for the Prayer of Repentance from the vigil and Iraq II, a poem written and recited by the Rev. George Wilson, we've reprinted the text of these below.
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A Mother Speaks Out for Peace

At our Multifaith Call for Peace on March 21st, 2004, our featured speaker was Ms. Susan Galleymore, a mother of a U.S. soldier currently serving in Iraq. Ms. Galleymore is also an author and traveled to Iraq herself this past January to visit her son Nick and to interview Iraqi mothers for an upcoming book giving voice to mothers affected by the War on Terrorism.

Read the text of her speech...
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Emergency Peacekeeping Delegation to Iraq

Rev. Meg and Mr. Peter Lumsdaine presented to MVPJ “Escalation in Iraq” on February 29th at the Friends Meeting House. Meg and Peter are now asking us to pass along this message regarding a delegation to Iraq.
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Prayers and Meditations for Peace Project

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Read about and get your faith community (or small group within your community) involved in this exciting and fun project to express peace with the richness and diversity of our many faith traditions.
 
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Flyers for Upcoming Events

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