Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Bahá'í Community of Palo Alto
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Baptist Church Palo Alto
  • 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)
  • Social Action Committee of the Redwood City Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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If You Grill It, They Will Come! Peace Picnic 2007

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BIG NEWS: Our third annual peace picnic will be held at the Pine Grove Picnic Area at Mitchell Park on Monday May 28th 2007 (Memorial Day)! Watch this space for details about time, activities, entertainment, food and more. Check out the rest of this article to read about last year's picnic!
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Christian Peace Witness Washington Report

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Carrying their message from the National Cathedral to the White House, a massive nonviolent witness marked the anniversary of the Iraq war with a Christian Witness for Peace.
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Cries for Peace Film Series

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Join us for these 3 Israeli documentaries that reach across the barriers separating Israelis and Palestinians. These moving and thought provoking films will be followed by short commentaries and Q & A led by people with expertise in each film’s subject matter.
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Reject Military Commissions Act

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<a href="; title="View unscaled image"></a>Please consider signing onto this statement, rejecting the recently enacted "Military Commissions Act."

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Thank you so much for signing onto our survey! Your signature will be part of petitions sent to legislators where you live!

This petition was created using the Web Activist Kit, from Reach And Teach.

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Saying NO To Torture!

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<a href="; title="View unscaled image"></a>MVPJ urges you to take action to stop torture. The National Religious Campaign Against Torture needs your help contacting Congress about a bill that is in the House and Senate.
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Lantos Rejects White House's Ill-Advised Bill on Treatment of Detainees

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Representative Lantos voted against and made a strong statement opposing the bill. Read more to see his statement.
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Iraq: What Next?

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On September 21st, we were blessed to have David Abernethy and Ray McGovern in dialogue with our community about Iraq and foreign policy.
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Tired of Listening to Ranting and Raving About Iraq? Try something different on September 21st.

Are you tired of listening to ranting and raving about Iraq? Does rhetoric like "cut and run" and "appeasing the terrorists" sound like nails scratching on a chalkboard? Do you pray for options other than simply "staying the course?" If so, join us on Thursday, September 21st at the Unitarian Universalist Church (Main Hall), 505 E. Charleston Road in Palo Alto, to hear some sanity from former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and Stanford Professor Emeritus of Political Science David Abernethy in dialogue with Bay Area faith leaders about what next for Iraq and the future of America's foreign policy. GOT QUESTIONS: We're putting together a list of questions for David and Ray. You can help! Email your questions to
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Declaration of Peace

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Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice is an endorser of the Declaration of Peace, a nationwide campaign to establish, by September 21, concrete and rapid plans for peace in Iraq, including a prompt timetable for the withdrawal of troops and closure of all bases; a peace process for security, reconstruction and reconciliation; and the shifting of funding from war to meeting human needs. Over 180 organizations endorse this campaign, and many are faith-based. To learn more or to add your name, click on the icon above.