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Weekly Janesville Peace Vigil

The Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation holds a peace vigil outside Paul Ryan's constituent office, 20 S Main Street, Janesville Wisconsin every Tuesday from 4:00 until 4:30 PM.  Join us at this vigil and for coffee afterwards as we discuss other things we can do to help stop the Iraq war.

July 4, 2014 Milton Wisconsin Parade

Veterans For Peace, The Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation, and The Forward! Marching Band make an important statement with their entry in this popular July 4 parade.

July 4, 2013 Milton Wisconsin Parade

Our usual group from the Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation and Veterans for Peace was joined this year by members of the Forward! Marching Band. 

July 4, 2012 Milton Wisconsin Parade

99 degrees - but the Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation and Veterans For Peace joined forces and marched in the parade. 

July 4, 2011 Milton Wisconsin Parade

Perfect weather for a perfect parade! 

Labor Day Parade 2010 Janesville, Wisconsin

Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation sponsored an entry "Celebrating Local Peace Heroes" for this well attended parade.

July 4, 2010 Milton Wisconsin Parade

Participating in this parade gives you a great feeling that you have done something very important to promote peace.  The positive reaction from the public lets you know the message of peace, not war, is shared by many fellow Americans.

May 31, 2010 Memorial Day Wisconsin War Dead Display

The display was at Traxler Park in Janesville, Wisconsin, where the Memorial Day program was presented by the Janesville Patriotic Society.  We received many thanks and comments of appreciation. 

October 17, 2009 - No war is a good war march for peace

Bill Christofferson (Vietnam veteran and co-chair of Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice) gives a pep talk in the parking lot at Basics Parking Lot in Janesville and then the group marches to the corner of Milton Ave and Black Bridge Rd.

July 4, 2009 War Dead Display and Milton Wisconsin Parade Pictures

The Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation participated again in the Milton Parade and assembled the display remembering those from Wisconsin who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Remember the Troops Display - 4000 Have Now Died - March 26, 2008

There were eighty-four signs in this display, each sign containing the name of a soldier from Wisconsin killed in Iraq.

Remember the Troops Display - Veteran's Day, November 11, 2007

Seventy-nine signs were set up along Pontiac Drive in Janesville, each sign containing the name of a soldier from Wisconsin killed in Iraq.

Chicago March October 27, 2007

Busses from all over Wisconsin traveled to Chicago for this peace march.  We met and rallied at Union Park, location of the Haymarket Square Tragedy of 1886.  We marched through beautiful old neighborhoods and through Chicago's financial district to Federal Plaza for another rally.  Seventeen people boarded a bus in Janesville that originated in Madison, Wisconsin and participated in this event.  Many thanks to Sue Nelson for coordinating this event along with the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice www.wnpj.org.

Remember the Troops Display, Memorial Day 2007 Janesville, Wisconsin

Signs remember each soldier from Wisconsin that has lost their life as a result of the Iraq war.

Milton Wisconsin July 4, 2007 Parade

Pictures of the Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation entry in the parade.

Remember the Troops Display - July 4, 2007 Janesville, Wisconsin

Signs remember each soldier from Wisconsin that has lost their life as a result of the Iraq war.

Labor Day Parade 2007 Janesville, Wisconsin

Rock Valley Fellowship of Reconciliation sponsored am entry "Made for Peace in Rock County" for this well attended parade.

Eyes Wide Open

Soldiers boots and civilian shoes bring attention to the tragic number of deaths caused by the Iraq War.  United States casualties approach 4,000.  Iraqi civilian deaths exceed 100,000.  Over two million Iraqis have fled the country because of the violence that has resulted from the war.  A reading of many names of people killed by the violence in Iraq was done as part of this presentation sponsored by the Rock Valley fellowship of reconciliation in November 2005.

Highway Signs

The Rock Valley-Fellowship of Reconciliation has erected "Stop the War Its Time for Peace" signs on Highway 26 North of Janesville and Highway 14 West of Janesville.