Regular meetings of the Peace with Justice Advocates Mission Group are held on the second Wednesday of each month (August - June) 10am-12noon at the conference center. All are welcome!
International Remembrance of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 7, 2020 - 6:30 p.m. Livestream
Every year, all over the world, people gather to remember the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On this 75th anniversary of those bombings, you’re invited to gather with American and international peace groups, for a live streamed remembrance. The speaker will be Masako Wada, who as a young girl in Nagasaki survived the bombing, she is now the Assistant Secretary General of Nihon Hidankyo, the Japanese organization of survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This remembrance is co-sponsored by the Peace with Justice Advocates Mission Group of the NH Conference. The event will be hosted by Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and the ceremony will be led by Reverend Elizabeth Theoharis co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
To participate on Friday, August 7, 2020 6:30-8:00 PM go to: www.facebook.com/ NHPeaceAction/.
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At the Annual Meeting on 10/19 the delegates unanimously approved the Resolution of Christian Witness in Support of New Hampshire Conference United Church of Christ Congregations - Back from the Brink Initiative.
This Resolution calls upon all United Church of Christ churches in New Hampshire and congregants to become active endorsers of the Back from the Brink Initiative in order to build support for the U.S. government to adopt these actions as its highest national security priority by taking action including, but not limited to:
Endorsing the Back from the Brink Initiative on the national website (https://www.preventnuclearwar.org/).
Also by inviting other organizations, local governments and individuals to endorse the Back from the Brink Initiative, as has been endorsed by seven other cities and towns in NH as well as the Justice and Witness Ministry of the United Church of Christ and a Back From the Brink resolution was passed by the 2019 UCC Synod to endorse this national initiative.