In Christ, Love is Born Again (Despite the Facts).

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Caption: Several candles are burning

Written by: Matt Guynn, Director of Organizing


Truly He taught us to love one another;

His law is Love and His gospel is Peace;

Chains shall he break, for the slave is our brother,

And in his name all oppression shall cease,

Sweet hymns of joy in grateful Chorus raise we;

Let all within us praise his Holy name!

“O Holy Night,” verse 3

Placide Cappeau/John Sullivan Dwight (trans.)  

Read hymn history here and here.

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Native American Culture Read Alouds

Here are some books about Native American culture and people!

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OEP Gives Thanks

We would love to share things that some of us here at OEP are grateful for this year!

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Just Peace Leaders: Giving Thanks

Caption: Four Just Peace Leaders are smiling at the camera, with the words 'We are thankful for our Just Peace Leaders' in the center of them. 

Written by: Kharis Murphy, Communications Fellow


At On Earth Peace, we are thankful to be able to support leaders in peace and justice across generations. These Just Peace Leaders do so much to build Beloved Community and stand up to violence and oppression. As we take time this month to give thanks, we wanted to highlight and give thanks for just a few of our incredible leaders.

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Frankenstein and Environmental Justice

Calum Clow, Mixed Media on Paper, 2021

Artwork: It's Alive!, Calum Clow, Mixed media on paper, 2021

Halloween might be over, but the horrors of climate change are only just beginning. Line 3 is operational and new offshore drilling projects are underway. A pipeline rupture set the Gulf of Mexico ablaze this summer and chaotic weather patterns are leaving countless people and communities displaced. It might be the Halloween season, but this madness sounds like something right out of a scary movie. Throughout the month of October this idea of the environmental injustice being scarier than any spooky tale sparked my artistic imagination.

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