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  • Prayer service for people affected by violence or natural disaster

    Published May 22, 2015

    During an interfaith prayer service at the Tillman Chapel at the Church Center for the United Nations, participants prayed and lit candles for our sisters and brothers affected by violence and natural disasters. 

    For whom do you pray?

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    From Swords into plowshares

  • Gender Inequality, Non-communicable Diseases, and the SDGs

    Published May 22, 2015

    by Nathan Jumper and Amelie Clemot

    The NGO Committee on the Status of Women/New York and the NGO Committee on Mental Health recently held a panel session in the UN community on the relation between gender equality and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are currently divided into four categories: cancers, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. (Interestingly, a recent Harvard study has listed Mental Health as a fifth category of NCD. However, this is not yet recognized in other official venues.) One of the central discussions at the panel was the economic impact of NCDs. Simply put, they are ...

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    From Swords into plowshares

  • Presbyterian Energy Tithe Challenge!

    Published May 21, 2015

    In April, dedicated Presbyterians from KS and AL came together to present a webinar on a new "Presbyterian Energy Tithe Challenge."

     

     

    What would your church do with the saved $ from reducing your utility bills by 10%? Most congregations can easily get to a 10% reduction in energy use, which is great for God's creation AND great for your church budget.

     

     

    If you missed the webinar, you can find the April 2015 webinar at the PHP Webinar page, and all the links: to the webinar itself, as well as to each of the congregations' powerpoints and to the overarching Presbyterian ...

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