Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) deeply grieves the deaths of more than 500 people in the Republic of South Sudan and stands in prayer for the over 800 wounded there following recent outbreaks of violence in Africa’s newest country. The denomination is actively responding through World Mission, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and its partners, and is also calling for prayer for our mission co-workers, our South Sudanese church and ecumenical partners, and all South Sudanese people.
Neal D. Presa
Moderator of the 220th General Assembly (2012)
Stated Clerk of the General Assembly
Linda Bryant Valentine
Executive Director ...
One of the three major programs of the National Church Women’s Association (NCWA) of the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK) has encouraged us to mission movement. NCWA seeks to share its blessings with other Asian women just as the Durebang Center in Korea, also supported by the United Church of Christ in the U.S., has blessed them. The Durebang Center (My Sister’s Place) helps ...
June 25th marked the beginning of the Korea War as understood in South Korea. Please join the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PC(USA)) and the Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) in a season of prayer for peace, justice, and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula from now until August 15th, the day Korea was liberated from the Japanese occupation of WWII.
Leaders from the PC(USA) and the PCK issued a statement on peace on the Korean Peninsula that calls members and friends of both churches to:
Pray for peace on the Korean Peninsula and to engage in a season ...
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Presbyterian Church of Korea
Presbyterians in the United States and Korea have a long history of shared mission as followers of Jesus Christ. Leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Presbyterian Church of Korea gathered from April 17 – 19, 2013 to pray and think together about future directions our shared mission might take.
The mission consultation occurred at a time of increased tension on the Korean Peninsula. Out of a shared faith and concern, the gathered group wrote a joint statement on the peace of the Korean Peninsula.
While each communion ...
The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations joins colleagues today recognizing the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, and conveyed the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s statement on the Commemoration. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued the following statement to the United Nations community:
Statement by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, January 27, 2013
The United Nations recognizes 27 January as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
The Presbyterian Church ...
Today, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a statement the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The statement, as distributed by the Office of the High Commissioner is available here.