GREEN GRASS CHURCH

Our Work on a Reservation Our church’s first partnership began in 1985 with the Green Grass Church on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota. Henry Good Bear, the church’s minister, came and shared with our congregation his vision for the Green Grass Church...

TREE OF LIFE FUND

Our Work in Palestine and Israel Following the tragedy of 9/11, our Board of Deacons raised the question, “Where do we go from here?” Recognizing the fundamental role of religion in Middle Eastern conflicts, it was determined that we needed to not only encourage unity...

CROSBY FUND

Our Work in Haiti The Crosby Fund for Haitian Education was founded in 2004 by Rebecca and Frederick Crosby, out of their concerns over the lack of affordable educational opportunities for young people in Haiti. The Crosbys were convinced that the country’s future...

METHODIST CHURCH

Our Work in South Africa In 1988, at the height of the power of the apartheid government, David Good and Carleen Gerber travelled to South Africa as part of a Plowshares Institute delegation that met with Rev. Paul Verryn who was, at that time, the only white minister...

WHEELS OF JUSTICE

Our Work Confronting Injustice 1. The Wheels Begin to Roll In his literary study Beginnings, the late Edward Said cautions against trusting origin stories. He casts doubt on the possibility of achieving a beginning, for any beginning, whether that of a novel or an...

KOINONIA FARM

Our Work in Southern Georgia Koinonia (a Greek word meaning spiritual community) was established in Southern Georgia in 1942 as an interracial community. Founded by Clarence Jordan, a man who had a degree in both New Testament Greek and agriculture, Koinonia...