Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
Today, Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations intern Kyla Korvne attended the unveiling ceremony of the Permanent Memorial to Honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (co-organized by the Permanent Memorial Committee, the United Nations Office for Partnerships, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the NGO Relations Section, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information (DPI), the Caribbean Community and the African Group). Below is her post about the event:
Even with the bitter cold and the windy rain blowing all of our umbrellas inside out, a crowd of people from all ...
The Church on Race: A Dialogue
A Big Tent 2013 Event
Conversations on the past, present, and future of race relations in the Church and in society in light of the Florida vs. George Zimmerman verdict
FOLLOW THE EVENT LIVE ONLINE—http://ustre.am/12Hjh
Date: Saturday, August 3rd
Time: 10:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
Location: Galt House, Grand Ballroom A
Saturday morning, 30 June, brought Riverside Conversations (beside the Allegheny just above its confluence with the Monongehala) at the 220 General Assembly (2012) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The Riverside Conversations is a pre-assembly experience for commissioners and advisory delegates. Commissioners and advisory delegates will begin engaging the key issues before the General Assembly, encountering each other and listening for God’s Spirit of discernment as a gathering body.
Irene Pak and I (the photo of us is by Bruce Reyes-Chow) led the conversation on Equipping the Church for Ministry with God's Diverse Family. The description of ...
If you are in the Trenton area, consider taking part in Revive 2010 June 11-13,2010 at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton From the Revive Web page: Revive is a gathering and celebration for followers of Jesus, taking place over the course...
“Jean Louise, stand up. Your father is passing.” These few simple words from “To Kill a Mockingbird” are among the movie quotes I carry with me. Jean Louise (Scout) Finch is sitting with Rev. Sykes, an African-American minister, at the...
Many groups are engaging in dialogues on issues related to race and racism in the aftermath of the March 18 speech by Barack Obama. There are a couple of study opportunities coming this summer as well as some print resources...