Our shared faith values inspire us to be peacemakers and to live by faith, not fear.
We are calling for peace and condemning the violence that is being inflicted and incited by our president on our border, in our country, and across the world. President Trump’s latest decision to recklessly assassinate the military commander of Iran’s Quds Force will cause more violence and bloodshed in a region already facing endless wars. Congress must stop the escalation of war with Iran.
Sign up to HOST a #PrayForPeace Candlelight Vigil in your community. Gather people of faith, conscience, and goodwill to pray for peace and wisdom for our world leaders that they may work for the common good and denounce violence.
All vigils will be held on Monday, January 6th, at 6pm (all time zones).
As people of faith, we are called to be peace and bring peace. We have this vocation when President Trump incites violence against immigrants and religious minorities at home and when he threatens war overseas. We cannot give into fear, but must embrace peace and reject violence.
Here is a current list of planned vigils:
- Washington, DC (The White House)
- New Haven, CT (Wooster Square)
- New York, NY (Middle Collegiate Church)
- Portland, OR (All Saints Episcopal Church)
- Rome, NY (Rome City Hall)
- Asheville, NC
- San Diego, CA
If there isn’t an organized vigil in your area, consider joining us by changing your profile picture to this graphic and offering a prayer through a post (with the #prayforpeace hashtag) on January 6th or tune into Middle Collegiate Church’s livestream vigil at 6pm EST.