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  • Liturgy for the Food Week of Action!

    Published October 9, 2015

    The 2015 Liturgy for the Churches' Food Week of Action is READY!

    PDF version with music

    Welcome and Introduction

    2015 is being commemorated as the International Year of Soils and the World Food Day 2015 focuses on Social Protection and Agriculture.

    In spite of steady gains against hunger and poverty, today, more than ten percent of the population of the world; about 795 million people, are undernourished and go to bed hungry.

    Let us commit ourselves in prayer, to overcome hunger and social vulnerability in our communities and across the nations!

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    From Food and Faith

  • Rewards with real value

    Published October 9, 2015

    How many “reward” programs do you belong to? From key tags we scan at the grocery, to coupons delivered in our email, it seems we’re always being congratulated when we buy for ourselves. It’s easy to forget the even greater rewards of giving to others. Second Corinthians 9 reminds us, “You will be enriched in every way for your great generosity, which will produce thanksgiving to God through us” (v. 11). The joy we can find in giving is what the Presbyterian Giving Catalog is all about.

    When you make a gift through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, you ...

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    From Daily Offerings

  • Recovering Reverend

    Published October 9, 2015


    Time to lay down our guns
    In the wake of yet another mass shooting, this one at Umpqua Community College, it’s time for the church to take a hard look at its values.

    by Derrick L. Weston

    Since I started writing for this blog, I have had a backlog of ideas for articles—on popular culture, theology, the future of the church, and all kinds of topics. And yet, it seems that when I finally get around to writing, there is another mass shooting, stealing the urgency from my other reflections.

    Life gets interrupted for just a minute to ...

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    From Presbyterians Today Blog: One Church, Many Voices

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