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Blog FOR Peace

Hillary Gaston

The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR USA), founded in 1915, is the oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in North America. With chapters and national staff located throughout the United States and headquarters in Nyack, New York, FOR-USA is part of an international FOR network with branches in more than 40 countries. 

As an interfaith organization, FOR-USA...


Last August at the IFOR Centennial Celebration in Konstanz, Germany, Isaac Beachy, then NC vice chair, made a formal apology to members of Japan FOR on behalf of FOR-USA for the horrific bombings of...

Jeff Hood

I struggled to garner the courage to write this piece.  I am a part of a progressive world that teaches people to stay in their place or face the consequences.  The difficulty of such constructions is that there are times when we all need to speak.  I am a follower of Jesus and that means I am called to stand with the oppressed and marginalized irrespective of their identity. 

For the last week, I have been immersed and emotionally distraught in the cause of Sandra Bland....

Ethan Vesely-Flad

We have come into this exquisite world to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage, freedom and light! ~ Hafiz

Dear Friends,

The Fellowship of Reconciliation applauds the recent nuclear agreement between Iran, the United States, and their negotiating partners as an important step towards lasting global peace.


David J. Ragland

Last night approximately 10:38pm St. Louis City police officers tased, pepper-sprayed and used night sticks to beat unarmed law-biding citizens assembled to peacefully protest the police shooting of 16-year old Brandon Claxton. Gathered in front of Saint Louis police headquarters, nearly...