rev. emily brewer

‘We are backed by God’

Against the backdrop of Russia preparing for the possible invasion of neighboring Ukraine, three panelists offered their perspectives on gun violence and militarism during the second Connecting the Dots webinar Tuesday.

Where do we look for security?

The Rev. Deborah Lee asked participants in a Tuesday afternoon webinar to close their eyes and think about what it feels like to be secure.

Peace Camp teach-in encourages grassroots activism

What’s an activist for social and racial justice to do when a global pandemic turns the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly into an online proceeding with a significantly streamlined agenda? Answer: Encourage Presbyterians to fight for justice at the grassroots level, including in their own communities.

Presbyterian Peace Fellowship honors Chicago congregations for gun violence prevention

As the United States approaches the anniversary of the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, Presbyterian Peace Fellowship announced this week that its 2019 Peaceseeker Award honors Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church and First United Church of Oak Park, both in the Chicago metropolitan area, for exemplary ministries to prevent future gun violence.