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Here are the links to Good Friday 2021:
Zoom Good Friday at LLNL 2021:
Zoom Good Friday at LLNL 2021 High Def:
Benjamin Mertz' Good Friday Prelude 2021:
Good Friday 2021 at LLNL Marylia Kelley:
Good Friday 2021 at LLNL Jackie Cabasso:
Good Friday 2021 at LLNL Homily Rev Michael:
For more on the Livermore Lab Interfaith Witness and Worship, click: HERE

Let us not tire of preaching love: it is the force that will overcome the world. Let us not tire of preaching love.
Though we see that waves of violence succeed in drowning the fire of Christian love, love must win out; it is the only thing that can.

—Archbishop Oscar Romero, July 23, 1978

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Mission Statement: Ecumenical Peace Institute / Clergy And Laity Concerned (EPI/CALC) is a prophetic voice and witness, embracing all faith and earth-based traditions bringing to life universal values as we seek truth, work for justice, nurture compassion and courage, reach out to each other and to our larger communities of faith and tradition, bridge the divisions that wound the human family, transform ourselves and our world through dedication to nonviolence in education, advocacy, witness and action.

The annual EPI Good Friday 2021 Virtual Interfaith Worship and Witness
Lawrence Livermore Lab Webinar has taken place.
The video is being uploaded as I write, but here are photos you can peruse:
Good Friday at LLNL 2021 Photos. ^
Order of Worship

Meanwhile, we invite you to read “Good Friday Swords into Plowshares participants
call for abolition of all nuclear weapons
”, by Marilyn Bechtel
and published in People’s World

You may Download: PDF Flier

Good Friday Virtual Livermore Lab
  Interfaith Witness and Worship
“Swords into Plowshares”

With Rev. Michael Yoshii.

Music featuring:



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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has introduced HR 5879, legislation which would increase Congressional oversight over declarations of national emergencies and Presidential sanctions powers includes congressional oversight of  US sanctions. Additionally, the bill would require the President, when seeking to take action under IEEPA and levy sanctions, to report to Congress on a number of items. Sanctions are an act of war, which is prohibited by the United Nations charter.
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