Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
Mark Koenig, director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations offers an invitation to dialogues between the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Sikh Coalition to mark World Interfaith Harmony Week. The dialogues are sponsored by the Sikh Coalition, the Presbyterian Church's Office of Interfaith Relations, the Committee on Witness to Society and the World of the Presbytery of New York City, Presbyterian Men in the Presbytery of New York City, the Church of the Covenant, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, West-Park Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations.
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World Interfaith Harmony Week is observed during the first week of February.
The Sikh Coalition, Presbyterian Men in the Presbytery of New York City, the Church of the Covenant, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, West-Park Presbyterian Church, the Committee on Witness to Society and the World in the Presbytery of New York City, and the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Office of Interfaith Relations and Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations have come together in a unique partnership to offer three dialogue events over the weekend of February 1 and 2.
Simran Jeet Singh, Senior Religion Fellow of the Sikh Coalition, and Christine ...
Observe World Interfaith Harmony Week We live in an interfaith world. This brings challenges and opportunities. Respectful Presence: An Understanding of Interfaith Prayer and Celebration from a Reformed Christian Perspective, a document commended to congregations and governing bodies of the...
Reprinted with permission from The Messenger of Catonsville Presbyterian Church with slight editorial changes in relation to photos that appeared in the original article
“Children are children, not soldiers!”
“I liked the UN tour, especially seeing the conference rooms, where the action really happens.”
“I was amazed by the impact that an advocate can have in influencing policy decisions.”
“The Red Cup program impressed me the most because it accomplished three purposes at once: feeding people, providing education, and promoting gender equality.”
These were some of the reflections from the group that traveled to the United Nations on Friday, October ...
by Lori Evans
Here is what I did for the Orange Day to end violence against women and girls.
I went to the Presbyterian Women's group at my congregation, Brick Presbyterian Church in Brick, New Jersey. I did a presentation and handed out orange ribbons. I placed an article in our church newsletter and bulletin. I placed flyers all over our church building. I also talked to our Session.
After talking to my church, I did a five minute presentation at the June Presbytery Meeting. Than I made arrangements to talk to someone at the Brick Town Mayor's ...