Thursdays, February 23 to March 23
6:30 to 8 pm
Led by Rev. Geoff Browning
With guest speakers: Rev. Mark Davidson and Rev. Ben Daniel
In 2016 First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto became a “peace church,” an official designation of the Presbyterian Church, USA. We were the first peace church in the denomination; now, there are four others. But what does being a peace church mean? Come join the discussion with our 5-week series, starting Thursday, Feb. 23, and led by former member and current parish associate, Rev. Geoff Browning.
Feb 23rd – The Inventory of Conscience Survey Presenter/Host: Rev. Geoff Browning
March 2nd – Nonviolence in the Teachings of Jesus Presenter/Host: Rev. Mark Davidson
March 9th – Nonviolence in the Early Church Presenter/Host: Rev. Mark Davidson
March 16th – Nonviolence in the Epistles Presenter/Host: Rev. Mark Davidson
March 23rd – Can War be Just? Presenter/Host: Rev. Ben Daniel
Other guest speakers:
Our church has provided guidance and education for many conscientious objectors in our congregation. These are young men who are required by law to register for selective service on their 18th birthday and include Joshua Ching, Chris Iyer, Alex Iyer, Jay Henderson, Jeremy Mineau, and others.