Mountville Church of the Brethren recognized the 216 children killed each month by gun violence with a litany and a garden of pinwheels.
Virlina District Peace Affairs Committee sponsored a prayer walk to recognize the International Day of Prayer for Peace.
The “Plant Justice Grow Peace” group at Spirit of Peace Church of the Brethren held a vigil for National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
RAWtools transformed guns into yard signs and shovels at a “weekend of peace” supported by the Champaign Church of the Brethren.
“As Christians, we know God loves everyone and calls us to love our neighbors and our enemies.” The Lafayette (Ind.) congregation developed a statement calling for repentance and prayer following high-profile murders.
Franklin Grove and Dixon Church of the Brethren both gave away ice cream and custom-made peace bookmarks for the International Day of Peace.