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  • Follow the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    Published February 26, 2015

    Thirty-five Presbyterians, including eleven young adults, will attend the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will meet from March 9-20, 2015 in New York. The Presbyterian presence is made possible because the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an accredited non-governmental organization with the United Nations' Economic and Social Council. The Presbyterian delegation is recruited and supported through a partnership between Presbyterian Women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Racial Ethnic & Women's Ministries/Presbyterian Women, and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations.

    This session of the Commission will focus on the Beijing Declaration ...

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    From Swords into plowshares

  • What difference does one gift make anyway?

    Published February 18, 2015

    Each year, One Great Hour of Sharing gives us the opportunity to support disaster relief, hunger initiatives, and self-development of people. Even if you’ve given to this Offering in the past, you may have wondered: Does my individual gift make much difference?

    The problems OGHS seeks to address are daunting. Millions displaced by disaster or political upheaval. Whole communities without enough food to eat. Entire generations without access to education and opportunity. In Galatians 6, Paul writes, “So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all” (v. 10). Through God and the work ...

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    From Daily Offerings

  • Reflection-Action Trip Participants and Partners Make Statement on Climate

    Published February 17, 2015


    Statement on Climate Justice:

    A Faithful Response


    We, youth representatives of diverse organizations and Christian institutions from Peru and Bolivia and pastors, elders, and young adults in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), met in December 2014 in Lima, Peru for an international gathering on climate change organized by the Red Uniendo Manos Peru with the support and accompaniment of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).


    • We believe that climate change poses unprecedented, unjust peril that affects the most vulnerable populations.[1]
    • We are particularly concerned by the excessive, inequitable level of consumption that has created most of the recent ...
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    From Eco-Journey

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