Diane Agnew has been named as the next Hunger Action Coordinator for the Presbytery of Detroit. She replaces Artheillia Thompson, who retired earlier this year. The role of the Hunger Action Coordinator.... ... Read more
Zimbabwe is not an easy country to describe or, certainly, categorize. Striking contrasts mark a landscape replete with sublime beauties, from soaring mountains in the East to the crashing waters of Victoria Falls in the Northwest.
Contrast of another sort, however, offers an altogether different prospect. Although rich forests and farmlands blanket Zimbabwe, hunger resides in every city and village. And Presbyterian congregations—those
Morning Psalm 123
1 To you I lift up my eyes,
O you who are enthroned in the heavens! 2 As the eyes of servants
look to the hand of their master,
as the eyes of a maid
to the hand of her mistress,
so our eyes look to the LORD our God,
until he has mercy upon us.
3 Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us,
for we have had more than enough of
June 18 webinar, “Managing Educational Debt,” to explore wide range of student loan repayment options
May 26, 2015
Laura Bryan —Courtesy of Laura Bryan
Presbyterian News Service
Emily Enders Odom
“Managing Educational Debt,” a free webinar hosted by the Company of New Pastors (CNP), will be offered on June 18 at 2:00 pm EDT. The presenter will be Laura Bryan, associate for Financial Aid for the Presbyterian Mission Agency.
May 22, 2015
During an interfaith prayer service at the Tillman Chapel at the Church Center for the United Nations, participants prayed and lit candles for our sisters and brothers affected by violence and natural disasters.
For whom do you pray?
by Nathan Jumper and Amelie Clemot
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women/New York and the NGO Committee on Mental Health recently held a panel session in the UN community on the relation between gender equality and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are currently divided into four categories: cancers, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. (Interestingly, a recent Harvard study has listed Mental Health as a fifth category of NCD. However, this is not yet recognized
Pastoral leaders’ group in Presbytery de Cristo is a powerful witness to the impact of engaging in theological dialogue
May 21, 2015
Gary Neal Hansen —Todd Adamson. Adamson Studios, Iowa City, Iowa
Historically, Presbyterians and those who stand in the Reformed tradition were bound together primarily by a shared theology and a common theological vocabulary, observes Gary Neal Hansen, associate professor of church history at
Church launches its second African immigrant ministry as a result of visit
Pastors gather at Orangewood Presbyterian Church in Phoenix, Arizona to hear from Peacemaker, the Rev. James Ninrew from South Sudan (center) in 2014. —Rev. Ken Page
For more than 20 years now,
The United Nations has designated today as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
God created human beings, a diverse family, to live together and to love one another as God loves us. This day, and every day, provides an opportunity to celebrate our God-given diversity.
Here are 10 simple ideas from the United Nations:
World Council of Churches
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels. For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, Peace be within you. (Psalm 122:6-8).
May 20, 2015
Office of the General Assembly
Correspondent, Office of the General Assembly
A Dependent Care Reimbursement Policy approved by the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) will make it easier for young parents and other caregivers to serve as commissioners or advisory delegates to the 222nd General Assembly (2016).
Under the new policy, commissioners and advisory delegates may be reimbursed for the costs of a variety of caregiving arrangements,
A nadie le gusta el conflicto. La palabra en sí nos pone nervioso/a. Pero el conflicto es parte de la vida y lo experimentamos en la comunidad, los debates nacionales y las relaciones personales. Experimentamos conflicto en nuestras congregaciones.
If you are in the New York city area, join us and our partners for an interfaith Intercessional Prayer Service for People Affected by Violence and Natural Disaster.Friday, May 22 at 1:00Tillman ChapelChurch Center for the United Nations Corner of E. 44th Street and 1st AvenueThe service is organized by the chaplain at the Church Center.If you are not in New York or if you are unable to attend, we invite you to join in