It is with an aching, heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of Rev. Myrna Bethke on July 3, 2020.
After loosing her younger brother Billy to the 9/11 attacks, Myrna joined September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. Together with other PT members she was determined to turn grief into actions for peace. In 2002, she joined other members and traveled to Afghanistan to spread a message of compassion and understanding.
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July 12: Nancy Meyer spoke at the First Unitarian Church of Omaha, Nebraska sharing her experiences while attending the pretrials at Guantánamo Bay Prison. CLICK HERE to hear the conversation and use the password: 2p%4&#y&.
On August 9 we remember the fateful August morning in 1945 when nuclear bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We do not forget the horrors experienced by our Japanese friends and their loved ones and we share their intention for total nuclear nonproliferation in our time.
You are invited to join Pax Christi Metro New York for “The Nuclear Story” in text and slide show, including scripture, narrative from the early development of nuclear weapons to today, music, and the ringing of a gong 75 times for the 75th commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. CLICK HERE to register for the event.
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We are in the midst of organizing a webinar about Facing Trauma: The Intersection Between Healing and Justice.
Father Michael Lapsley of the Institute for Healing of Memories and Marina Cantacuzino of The Forgiveness Project will join us. Time and date TBD.
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