Since 2009 the church has been studying the tensions between Israel and Palestine.  The Just Peace Committee offers ongoing opportunities about this sensitive and important issue.  In the aftermath of the 50 day war in Gaza and with tensions rising, our commitment to this ministry is resolute.  In October, 2014 we offer a panel presentation on BDS(Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) and how other Christian Protestant traditions are embracing it (see below) as well as a month long study on BDS as written by Omar Barghouti.