The Peacemaking Task Force of Albany Presbytery

Invites all who yearn to make peace, including clergy and non-clergy, to join Task Force members in working to create, support and promote peacemaking initiatives. We meet at Panera Bread in Amsterdam, the second Monday of the month, noon-1pm. (September-June)

Supports the Peace and Global Witness Offering distribution of 75% to the General Assembly and 25% to be retained by Presbyteries for local education and action.

Reviews and Recommends scholarship for participation in peacemaking conferences, events and mission. (See Peacemaking Task Force Grant Application)

Prayerfully considers next steps for peacemakers as found through the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, the Presbyterian Health Education and Welfare Association, and the Compassion, Peace, and Justice Program of the PC (USA).

Peacemaking Blogs/Upcoming Events:

Upcoming Events:
Uniting Communities Against the Politics of Hate: A Public Forum

Resources:
Earth Day Packet (Coming Soon) handed out at the April 2016 Presbytery Meeting
Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
Presbyterian Health Education and Welfare Association
Compassion, Peace, and Justice Program of the PC(USA)
Presbyterian Mission Agency—Presbyterian Peacemaking Program

Scholarships and Funding:

Grants:
Please complete the Peacemaking Task Force Grant Application to apply for a peacemaking-related grant.

The Peacemaking Task Force has provided scholarships for:
Ecumenical Advocacy Day in Washington
Mosaic of Peace Conference to Israel and Palestine
Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Middle East Witness Delegation
Young Adult Volunteer in Peru
PC(USA) Travel Study Seminar to US/Mexico Border & Central America
Annual Presbyterian Peacemaking Conference at Ghost Ranch

Please complete the Peacemaking Task Force Grant Application to apply for a peacemaking-related grant.

Funding has been provided for:
International Peacemakers appearing locally 350.org
Director of Public Witness in United Nations speaking at Albany Presbytery Meeting
Saratoga Peace Week

Billboard to support Occupy Movement

 

Picture from Saratoga Peace Week Sept 20-26, 2015Picture from Saratoga Peace Week Sept 20-26, 2015

Learn more information about Peacemaking, at Presbyterian Mission Agency—Presbyterian Peacemaking Program