“Peace Train” Series

"Peace Train" is hosted by the Metanoia Peace Community. This ongoing series welcomes different community leaders to reflect on the nature of peace. Join us on the last Friday of every month at Portland’s “Peace House."

Peace Train with Reverend Tara Wilkins


This footage was taken at an evening with pastor, activist, writer, and grandmother the Rev. Tara Wilkins. This pioneer and interfaith movement builder has worked at the intersections of sexuality & spirituality and religion & politics for more than 30 years. Here she explores how lessons learned from the marriage equality movement might help us to be less polarized today.

peace train with reverend osagyefo sekou

This footage was taken at an evening conversation with national activist, theologian, author, and musician Rev. Osagyefo Sekou at the 18th Avenue Peace House in Portland, Oregon. In this 30 minute clip from a 2 hour event, Sekou addresses "The Task of the Artist in the Time of Monsters" and what it means to him to stand up for justice in 21st century America.