Publications and periodicals

  • A Summary - How Business Goes to the General Assembly

    From Office of the General AssemblyMid Councils

    This file provides an illustration of how business goes to the General Assembly.

  • Resolucion llamando a un programa exhaustivo de legalizacion para inmigrantes viviendo y trabajando en los Estados Unidos

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    Un comité de trabajo fue designado por el Comité Asesor sobre Políticas de Testimonio Social para escribir una resolución respondiendo a un referido de la 213ra. Asamblea General (2001) llamando a la «legalización total de inmigrantes en los Estados Unidos de América». Al comité de trabajo se le pidió traer un borrador a la reunión del comité en enero de 2004.

     

  • Plan de Cuidado Familiar

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    El Libro de Orden proclama que los grandes fines de la Iglesia son «la proclamación del evangelio para la salvación de la humanidad, el amparo, la educación y la confraternidad espiritual de las criaturas de Dios, el mantenimiento de la adoración divina, la preservación de la verdad, la promoción de la justicia social, y la manifestación del Reino de los Cielos al mundo.»

    En muchas de nuestras iglesias a lo largo de la IP(EUA), hay miembros, hijos/as de Dios, que viven todo el tiempo con mucha incertidumbre causada por su estado ...

  • Family Care Plan

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    The Book of Order proclaims that great ends of the church are “the proclamation of the gospel for the salvation of humankind; the shelter, nurture, and the spiritual fellowship of the children of God; the  maintenance of divine worship; the preservation of the truth; the promotion of social righteousness; and the exhibition of the Kingdom of Heaven to the world.”

    In many of our churches throughout the PCUSA, there are members, children of God, who live with great uncertainty everyday because of their immigration status in this country. These members need shelter, nurture and spiritual fellowship in special ways because ...

  • The Baltimore Covenant

    From Office of the General AssemblyMid Councils

    The Mission of the Presbytery of Baltimore is to glorify God and express God’s inclusive grace

    We members of the Presbytery of Baltimore, responding to the call of God and affirming our Mission, have found that the following familiar words compel us to shape our life together as Jesus the Christ invites and the Holy Spirit inspires:

    There are different gifts, but it is the same Spirit who gives them.
    There are different ways of serving God, but it is the same Lord who is served
    God works through different people in different ways, but it is the same ...

  • Wineskins Letter

    From Office of the General AssemblyOffice of Governing Body Relations

    The New Wineskins Association of Churches has raised significant questions about the faith and mission of the church that every Presbyterian should take seriously. NWAC has presented its case in A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven: Report of the Strategy Team of the New Wineskins Association of Churches. Unfortunately, in advancing their case New Wineskins has presented the positions of the PCUSA inaccurately. As they consider the analysis of NWAC, all Presbyterians deserve to know the defined positions of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

  • Politica Presbiteriana Sobre Inmigracion

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    Las asambleas generales de la Iglesia Presbiteriana comenzaron a hablar sobre inmigración y temas concernientes a los/as refugiados/as cuando las secuelas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial y la división europea desplazaron a millones de personas. Esto llevó a que la Asamblea de la IP(EUA) en 1953 pidiera una revisión comprehensiva de las políticas de inmigración de la nación. En 1954 la Asamblea de la IP(EUA) convocó una legislación que proveyera para las necesidades de los/as trabajadores/as inmigrantes que habían vivido y trabajado en los Estados Unidos ...

  • Office of Immigration Issues

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    PFJI is a network of Presbyterians interested in various immigration issues and how these issues impact their communities, churches and presbyteries. PFJI is committed to fostering discussion, sharing resources, promoting advocacy, and writing liturgy on various immigration topics. As large numbers of people enter the United States and participate in our communities and churches, members of PFJI hope to empower Presbyterians to share vision, best practices, resources, and a passionate concern for those coming to the United States to live and work.

  • Responding With Faith

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    "We pledge ourselves as followers of Christ to stand with our immigrant neighbors who have come to the United States from throughout the world. We recognize immigrants as human beings made in the image of God and we prayerfully commit ourselves to support laws that affirm their dignity, preserve their families, and acknowledge the value of their presence among us."

  • Know Your Rights - Portuguese

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    Know Your Rights, written in Portuguese:  This packet contains information about your rights during an encounter with any of the Immigration Service agencies of the Department of Homeland Security.

    PERMANEÇA EM SILÊNCIO!

    Isto é seu direito…

    Se a Imigração prendê-lo(a):

    • Não responda `a nenhuma pergunta.
    • Não dê nenhuma informação sobre o local aonde você nasceu ou de como entrou nos EUA.
    • Não mostre nenhum documento, a não ser a carta do advogado. Acima de tudo, não mostre nenhum documento falso!
    • Não assine nada, especialmente a “Ordem de Partida Volunt ...

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