Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
by Esther Lee
On November 22, I had the privilege of meeting Jo Ella Holman, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Regional Liaison for the Caribbean, and learning about the current events in the region. She discussed happenings in the Caribbean and church’s ecumenical efforts to improve welfare.
In the beginning of her briefing, Jo Ella asked the attendees our immediate thoughts associated with the word “Caribbean”. The responses included natural disasters, African Diaspora, and corruption. The unsettling words came with shared aching hearts for the region’s history. A regrettable reality of the region that stood out to ...
About Human Rights Day
Liturgical and action resources
The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children is celebrated on Universal Children's Day (20 November) by secular and faith-based organizations that work to end violence against children. The World Day brings people together to pray and act for the well-being of children. Universal Children’s Day, established by the United Nations in 1954, also commemorates the 1989 adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Celebrate the World Day of Prayer and Action on November 20 or on a Sunday before or after that date.
United Nations Day - October 24 - marks the day the UN Charter entered into force in 1945.
How will you celebrate this day? Here are some ideas:
Organize a seminar through the Presbyterian Ministry at ...
From the World Council of Churches
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is calling its member churches to observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace on Sept. 21.
This year congregations and individuals are invited to pray using the theme of the WCC Assembly, “God of life, lead us to justice and peace.” The assembly takes place in Busan, Republic of Korea Oct. 30-Nov. 8.
The International Day of Prayer for Peace is commemorated by the WCC in conjunction with the United Nations-sponsored International Day of Peace on Sept. 21.
“There’s fresh news each day of injustice, violence ...