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Connecting the Dots Webinar Series

The “Connecting the Dots” webinar series examines militarism from a variety of intersectional perspectives through the lens of Christian faith.  Organized by the PCUSA’s Militarism Working Group.

Connecting the Dots from National Security to Genuine Security: Partners from Colombia and Korea discuss the cost of militarism in their context

Speakers from Korea, Colombia and the United States will examine the theological foundation for Christians in relation to the concept of security and examine how that plays out in each context.


Connecting the Dots: Gun Violence and Militarism

Explore the tension between faith and security, and our relationships with each other on personal, local and international levels as they relate to guns, weapons, and militarism and learn what Presbyterians can do to unmask the false narrative of “security through might” and take action for true peace.
English   Spanish   Korean


Connecting the Dots Between Violent Conflict, Climate Change and Community Well-Being

Speakers from Fiji and Ukraine discuss the connections between militarism and climate change.
English  Spanish   Korean


Connecting the Dots: Militarism & The Actions of the 225th General Assembly

Review the actions of the 225th General Assembly in four of its committees as they pertain to and intersect with issues of militarism: International Engagement, Environmental Justice, Immigration and Violence in the USA.


Connecting the Dots: Militarism and Moral Injury

Learn about the impact military service has on active personnel, veterans, and their families, and how the church can offer better support to these communities. Examine the effects of “Moral Injury” or the effect that can occur “in response to acting or witnessing behaviors that go against an individual’s values and moral beliefs.”
English  Korean


Connecting the Dots: Peace Church

Explore how our faith might direct our attitudes toward war and peace and learn what it means for PCUSA congregations to declare themselves “peace churches,” thereby aligning themselves with the pacifism of traditional peace churches such as the Quakers and the Mennonites.”
English  Spanish   Korean


Connecting the Dots: Militarism & The Economy

Explore why our society and particularly the United States is investing so heavily in military spending while we are regularly confronted by urgent problems like poverty, broken infrastructure and environmental catastrophes. Speakers discuss what these actions say about our society, culture, and values and the God that we worship.
English  Spanish


Connecting the Dots: Hope for Peace in Colombia?

The Presbyterian Church of Colombia is a historic partner of the PC(USA). For many years our joint efforts have included an active involvement in seeking peace with justice for Colombia by accompanying those most impacted by violence and advocating for political solutions to an internal armed conflict that lasted over six decades. Hear from US and Colombian Presbyterians engaged in this work. Learn about the current context and possibilities, catch glimpses of what life is like in the communities, and reflect on the ongoing challenges that militarism poses for the prospects of a just and lasting peace in Colombia.
English  Spanish