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The 220th General Assembly (2012) voted to begin the process of amending The Book of Confessions to include the Confession of Belhar (English, Spanish, Korean). Moderator Neal Presa appointed the Special Committee on the Confession of Belhar to study the confession and to provide education about the Confession of Belhar throughout the church.
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Use this card as you pray for mission co-worker Claire Zuhosky. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
As a development specialist at a youth center, Claire Zuhosky will work with the Evangelical Church in the Republic of Niger (EERN) to develop a program in life-skills training and vocational education. Her responsibilities will begin by working with a community to determine the needs of its youth. The goal is to establish a program that the church can operate and sustain with its own resources. “May the Holy Spirit working within me provide the courage to take leaps ...
Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Brian and Sandi Thompson-Royer. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Brian and Sandi will work with the women’s organization of the National Presbyterian Church of Guatemala in its efforts to empower women. They will facilitate leadership development and will help nurture relationships between Guatemalan women and Presbyterian women in the US. Sandi believes “miracles can happen” when women take leadership roles in families, churches, and communities. “I am a quiet leader, strong networker, and collaborator, bringing people’s strengths and abilities together for goodness,” she says ...
Healthy Women Healthy Families supports a range of programs of Presbyterian partner churches globally that promote health, education, and development of women and children. These programs are aimed at alleviating poverty and suffering of women and children, and include: primary and pre-primary education, prenatal and essential obstetric services, trauma healing and psychosocial support, early-childhood health and nutrition programs, health and hygiene education, food security, and fistula repair surgery. This fund enables Global Partners to implement programs that directly impact the lives of the most-vulnerable community members. Thank you for your support.
It is a year-round, support ministry of the Poverty ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Tim and Marta Carriker. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Tim and Marta seek to encourage the Brazilian missionary movement, which has more than 5,000 personnel serving around the world. Their work involves development, teaching, writing, consulting, accompaniment of PC(USA) mission trips and conference speaking. Most of their ministry is with the Independent Presbyterian Church of Brazil, but they also work with other church bodies.
Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Jeremy and Luta Garbat-Welch. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Luta will serve as a community health facilitator in Malawi, where she will be based, and in four other African countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Zambia. She will help African partners develop sustainable community health programs. Jeremy, a clinically-trained chaplain, will share his expertise with Presbyterian clergy in Malawi. “We are called to serve God by living holistic lives of faith and health, and sharing God’s message of wholeness to ...
Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Michael and Rachel Ludwig. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Michael and Rachel will work alongside the Evangelical Church of the Republic of Niger (EERN), helping them develop a literacy training and evangelism program. Niger is among the world’s poorest countries, has a literacy rate of only 29 percent, and experiences frequent famines. “It’s captured our hearts as a place of great need, where people with skills in language and teaching can make a huge impact in the lives of ordinary Nigeriens through literacy training ...
Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Justin and René Sundberg. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Justin and Renée will work with the Council of Protestant Churches of Nicaragua (CEPAD), facilitating mission teams from the United States who come to Nicaragua to work with and learn from Nicaraguans. Justin and Renée will arrange in-country logistics, help plan education programs, serve as interpreters, and guide visitors as they reflect on their experiences. “We are praying that those who visit Nicaragua for a week of service and exploration will become refreshed by God ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Coworker Leslie Vogel. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Leslie is serving in Guatemala as an intercultural encounter facilitator with the Evangelical Center for Pastoral Studies of Central America (CEDEPCA). She helps CEDEPCA provide North Americans immersion opportunities that enable them to work alongside Guatemalans and experience everyday life in the country. It’s a position that draws on her passion to build relationships with people who are suffering, marginalized, and seeking justice and offer them presence, accompaniment, and solidarity. “My sense of call has always been expressed ...
This resource, developed in 2005, includes facts, tips, scripture references, and encouragement to avoid buying bottled water in disposable plastic bottles. Developed by Presbyterians for Earth Care in conjunction with some PCUSA programs, this brochure helps us to think about our stewardship of God's creation through our use of water.