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  • Faith intersects with the international community

    Published October 23, 2014

    by Grace Segers

    This summer, I interned at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, aided by a scholarship from the Peace, Justice, and Hunger Working Group. At the Ministry, I got to see the intersection of faith and international politics in action.

    The internship was simply an amazing experience. The Presbyterian Ministry at the UN is in the Church Center for the United Nations, which houses many religious non-governmental organizations. It is located directly across from the United Nations itself, so I always felt like I was right in the middle of the action. I attended numerous meetings on ...

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    From Swords into plowshares

  • Meet Kate, an SOLSN Ambassador

    Published October 21, 2014

    Between staff, volunteers, and mission partners, we have a lot of friends involved with Special Offerings on a daily basis. In an effort to include you in our little world, we are beginning a series introducing you to the people behind the scenes who make these offerings possible. 

    Meet Kate Rascoe.

    Kate is a member of our new Special Offerings Leader Support Network (SOLSN). One of the first brave members blazing the trail for our Ambassador program, which trains people like YOU (hint!) to network with churches in your area, to get feedback and offer resources. For our first profile ...

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    From Daily Offerings

  • Ordination and Appreciation

    Published October 20, 2014

    I am so grateful for the chance to return this past weekend to the church where I most recently served before heading to Louisville:  Second Presbyterian Church of Bloomington, IL.  Participating in the ordination of the Rev. Susan Tindall (below left), a daughter of the church whom I got to know at seminary, gave me great joy.  She is an outstanding pastor and it is exciting that she will now have the “Rev.” in front of her name to help others see that God has called her to serve in this extraordinary way.

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