Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
Last week, New York City welcomed world leaders to the 67th United Nations General Assembly. The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations was active in raising the voice of Presbyterians from here in the United States as well as those of our partners in the World Communion of Reformed Churches.
From our partners at UNICEF.
Help our sisters and brothers in the RELUFA network in Cameroon obtain a cash prize to support the “Farm to Market” strategy that will help ensure long-term stability and help assure an income stream for Fair Fruit farmers. Voting ends November 9.
How to vote
I led morning prayers at the Church Center for the United Nations on Thursday morning. I shared a story about a member of the Communion of Saints - Samuel Johnson. I was reading the Bible, not Boswell. I met Samuel in Orangeburg, SC some fifteen years ago. It was good to remember him.
During the service, those present were invited to pray. The prayers touched on a variety of concerns - the Horn of Africa, the deadlock on the debt ceiling in the United States, family with illness, friends who had died, Norway, Sudan and South Sudan, Malawi, human rights and religious ...
Reports from UN the Horn of Africa estimate that 10,000,000 people are experiencing a severe food crisis.
That's more people than live in New York City (not including urban area).
That's more people than live in Wyoming, Washington D.C., Vermont, North Dakota, Alaska, South Dakota, Delaware, Montana, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine combined.
Here are some ideas of how to respond: