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  • Easter and Earth Day worship at PCUSA National Offices

    Published April 24, 2014

    Colleagues at the PCUSA national offices here in Louisville, KY gathered to plan, lead, and participate in worship yesterday. Worship themes wove together this evocative time of resurrection joy and re-commitment to God's creation-- this week that holds both Easter and Earth Day.

     

     

    Proclaiming Christ's resurrection, and remembering John 12:24 that uses the metaphor of Christ as a seed that dies to then bring forth much fruit, in worship yesterday we focused on the seeds God is sowing in our own lives. 

     

     

     We read scripture, sang, prayed, shared reflections, planted seeds, and shared communion.

     

     

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  • Love Thy Neighbor, Enemies, and …Immigrants?

    Published April 24, 2014

    In the Bible, God says love your neighbor.  It is also written that one should love your enemies.  What about immigrants?  

    The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) designates Sunday, April 27, 2014 as “Immigration Sunday”.  This is a day where congregations are urged to recognize immigrants, celebrate the diversity they bring, and acknowledge immigration issues. 

    The Church’s policy on immigration is to stand with immigrant Presbyterians and to advocate for a just and compassionate reform of immigration laws. 

    While the PC(USA) calls for support for immigrants, what is the average Presbyterian’s view concerning immigration? How do Presbyterians ...

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  • Happy Earth Day 2014!

    Published April 22, 2014

    The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof! - Psalm 24:1

     

    Thanks be to God for resurrection joy and the gift of this good creation. In this week of Easter, we give thanks for new life, for life over death, and for the hope that pervades the hard realities of pain and suffering. Taking Christ's witness and love into the world, may we celebrate this Earth Day today, during our Earth Day Sunday worship services (whenever they might be most fitting), and in daily commitments in our personal lives.

     

    Resources to celebrate this Earth Day:

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