In 1993, during a study abroad program to Central America, I visited El Salvador, a small Central American nation that had just recently signed peace accords after more than a decade of violent civil war. In a unique exchange with Salvadoran youth, during a Bible study on the beach, we privileged and somewhat sheltered North American college students were interrogated about our countries’ policies and forced to reflect on our own complicity.
Funds are available for one-time awards in 2018 to be used for Native American leadership development. The Native American Leadership Fund Award was created by action of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board.
You would never know from the joyful exuberance of the dancing children that they live in the midst of grinding poverty.
The Sancti Spiritus Presbyterian Church of the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba (IPRC) established a mission in Toyos – one of the poorest neighborhoods in the town of Sancti Spiritus – to provide hope to the barrio’s hopeless.
Workers were busy Thursday morning at the Sandy Beach Women’s Cooperative in Hopkins Village, a coastal community in southeastern Belize. This was a big day, not only for the women-owned and operated restaurant, but for the country’s Departments of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The top official was paying a visit to meet with members of the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People.
Following the April 25 approval by the Audit Committee of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board, the agency’s 2017 Annual Report has just been published. The full report is available online for reading or downloading.
미국장로교회 히스패닉/라틴계 코커스와 미국장로교 총회 정서기인 J. 허버트 넬슨 목사는 이번 주초 트럼프 대통령이 어떤 이민자들을 "동물"로 언급함에 대한 성명서를 발표했다.
"5월 18일 발행 된 성명서의 전체 본문:
미국장로교 히스패닉/라틴계 코커스와 정서기의 공동성명 제안
미국장로교회와 미국인들은 이 나라에서 이민자에 관한 염려스럽고 분열적인 언어 사용을 주장하는 대통령에 의해 사회 복지의 찢어짐을 계속 경험합니다. 충실한 장로교인은 인간이 하나님의 고유한 형상으로 창조되었다고 믿으며, 각각의 인간은 동등한 존중과 존엄을 가져야 합니다.
미국의 특정 이민자를 가리키는 "동물"은 도널드 트럼프Donald Trump 대통령의 외국인 혐오증을 다시 한번 입증합니다. 트럼프 대통령이 나중에 그의 냉담 스러운 말을 옹호했다는 사실은 자신의 정치가 부족함을 간단히 강조합니다 ...
El Caucus Presbiteriano Nacional Hispano/Latino y el Reverendo J. Herbert Nelson II, Secretario Permanente de la Asamblea General de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE.UU.) han emitido una declaración en respuesta a los comentarios del presidente Trump a principios de esta semana refiriéndose a ciertos inmigrantes como «animales».
A continuación, el texto completo de la declaración emitida el 18 de mayo:
Declaración conjunta del Caucus Presbiteriano Nacional Hispano/a Latino/a y del Secretario Permanente
La Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE. UU.) junto con el resto de los Estados Unidos, continúa experimentando la ruptura de nuestra ...
We are looking for Cathy Reyes’ house,” we say to the three women walking down a dusty, deeply rutted road in this little town, 38 miles – but a three-hour drive – from Holguin, the nearest city.
“Oh, we’re going to Cathy’s for church,” the three women reply, beaming. And so they climb aboard our van for the short ride on to Cathy’s house.
The Hispanic/Latinx National Presbyterian Caucus and the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II, General Assembly Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U,S.A.) have issued a statement in response to President Trump’s comments earlier this week referring to certain immigrants as “animals.”
The complete text of the statement, issued May 18:
Joint Statement from the Hispanic/Latinx National Presbyterian Caucus and the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), along with the rest of the United States, continues to experience the tearing apart of our social fabric by a president who insists ...
When it came time for my wife, Jodi, and me to accept a new call because of our children’s educational needs, it was difficult. Malawi was our home. We wondered how we could move away from our relationship with the Church of Central Africa, Presbyterian (CCAP), which had supported and encouraged us for more than two decades.