Rescue and refuge in the desert:Voices from the Borderlands REGISTER NOW or see information below to watch live or listen on the radio.OUR SPEAKERS: Bob Kee and Dora Rodriquez will be zooming to us from Tucson and will describe their life sustaining work for the migrants on both sides of the Arizona/Mexico border. Bob Kee’s photographs will illustrate … Continue reading Third Thursday Lunch, Nov. 17, 2022, 12-1pm
October 16,th 2022 the group known as “Welcome Immigrants,” led by Father Jim Flynn, displayed their advocacy for welcoming Immigrants into the United States. The October 16th demonstration occurred in front of St. Edwards Church. If you are interested in joining the group, please call Jim Johnson (502-262-0148).
Voting rights under attack: The current situation, locally and nationallyTHIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliationand Sowers of Justice NetworkOctober 20, 2022: Noon—1 PMZoom Video Conference: REGISTER in advance or see below to join live OUR SPEAKER: Dee Pregliasco, First Vice-President of the Kentucky League of Women VotersAccording to the League’s website (lwvky.org) “Many … Continue reading OCTOBER THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH
"After an extensive national search, the Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA (FOR-USA) is proud to welcome our next executive director, Ariel Gold. Ms. Gold, a veteran peace and justice advocate, is taking the helm as the organization’s first Jewish executive director. Prior to this groundbreaking appointment, for the past seven years Ms. Gold worked at CODEPINK Women … Continue reading New executive director of FOR-USA
September 15, 2022, noon to 1pm – Tom “Fitz” Fitzgerald: Kentucky Resources Council, The Good Trouble Proposal (click here to REGISTER in advance or see below to join live) Tom “Fitz” Fitzgerald Tom FitzGerald, better known as “Fitz,” was Director of the Kentucky Resources Council for 37 years. Since 1984, KRC has worked to protect … Continue reading SEPTEMBER THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH
THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice NetworkApril 21, 2022: Noon—1 PM SPEAKER CHANGE: Anatol Levin was unable to participate Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich Answering questions about Ukraine and Russia You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed (see below).Register in advance … Continue reading APRIL Third Thursday Lunch
by Ike Thacker There was a joke in the old Soviet Union: “They pretend to pay us, and we pretend to work.” However widespread (or not) the sentiment suggested by this humor was, the attempt at levity does get at a central question regarding socialism, namely, how do you keep people motivated to work, give … Continue reading Socialism and Incentive
International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) statement on the current situation in Ukraine https://www.ifor.org/news/2022/3/1/not-to-war-ifor-voice-for-peace The International Fellowship of Reconciliation expresses its very strong concerns and deep sadness about the invasion and occupation being conducted by Russia in Ukraine. These are dark days in history. War is a crime against humanity and can never be justified. It … Continue reading NO TO WAR!
by Ike Thacker[Note: this statement was written well before the invasion had commenced.] Kyiv, capital of what used to be known as the wheat-field-laden “breadbasket” of the Soviet Union, is more than 500 miles by car from Moscow. Now the two capitals are even farther apart politically. In fact, it appears that Russia may … Continue reading Russia-Ukraine Ruminations
THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIES presented by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice Network You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtde2pqjgvE933jnGEnORuGNh5muvUxvN5 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Rose Smith … Continue reading MARCH Third Thursday Lunch: “Hurt to Hope and Ultimately, to Healing: How Gun Violence Changed My Life” with Rose Smith, March 17, 2022: Noon-1 PM