Peace and Justice

peacemaking_logo.webThe Presbyterian Peacemaking Program was created in 1980 by action of the General Assembly of the former United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America adopted Peacemaking: The Believers’ Calling.

The work of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program is guided by three affirmations outlined in Peacemaking: The Believers’ Calling:

  • The church is faithful to Jesus Christ when it is engaged in peacemaking.
  • The church is obedient to Jesus Christ when it nurtures and equips God’s people as peacemakers.
  • The church bears witness to Christ when it nurtures the moral life of the nation for the sake of peace in the world.

Email Newsletters from Presbyterian Peacemaking Program
The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program provides two email newsletters to help Presbyterians engage in peacemaking ministries:

  • Seeking Peace provides information and links for responding to current peace and justice issues.
  • PeaceNotes is the electronic version of the newsletter of the Peacemaking Program.

Learn about the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program on the blog  Swords into Plowshares and the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program’s Facebook page.

Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (TADP)
Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty have the goal of ending the death penalty in our state.  For more information, go to


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