CMEP Action Alert: 23,000 and counting…Join the “Community of Yes”
Nearly 23,000 people have said “Yes!” to peace, “Yes!” to U.S. leadership, and “Yes!” to security, dignity, and freedom for both Israel and Palestinians.
CMEP is working with several diverse organizations as part of the Community of Yes campaign, including Ameinu, Americans for Peace Now, Foundation for Middle East Peace, Islamic Society of North America, J Street, Meretz USA, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and YesMEP.
Will you also join the Community of Yes? As Christians and people of faith we are called upon to respond to the Biblical call to work for peace and carry out a ministry of reconciliation based on respect for the dignity of every human being. Raise your voice and join the Community of Yes!
New Resources at Community of Yes Webpage!
On the Community of Yes webpage, you can find a paper petition to sign others up as well as promotional materials to spread the word.
Click Here for more information on Community of Yes
Founded in 1984, Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) is a coalition of 23 national Church denominations and organizations, including Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant traditions. It works to encourage U.S. government policies that actively promote a just, lasting, and comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ensuring security, human rights, and religious freedom for all the people of the region.
CMEP is a Washington-based program of the Alliance of Baptists, American Friends Service Committee, Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Armenian Orthodox Church, Catholic Conference of Major Superiors of Men’s Institutes, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Church of the Brethren, Church World Service, Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Franciscan Friars OFM (English Speaking Conference, JPIC Council), Friends Committee on National Legislation, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Maryknoll Missioners, Mennonite Central Committee, Moravian Church in America, National Council of Churches, Presbyterian Church (USA), Reformed Church in America, Unitarian Universalist Association, United Church of Christ, and the United Methodist Church (GBCS & GBGM).