Publications and periodicals
Detention Watch Network is pleased to offer this new resource for establishing immigration detention visitor programs -- a compilation of many members’ considerable expertise.
DWN members assist immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) in many ways. Some are lawyers, social workers, or chaplains working directly with people in detention. Others are community organizers and advocates, working to change the policies and practices that violate the human rights of asylum seekers and other immigrants who come to this country seeking protection and life and that tear apart families and communities. Others are individuals and their families ...
Learn what to expect at a synagogue or a mosque in this DisciplesWorld article.
Opúsculo de la Oficina de la Asamblea General, Departamento de Relaciones Ecuménicas en donde se explica la declaración de la visión ecuménica de la iglesia aprobada por la 212 Asamblea General (2000) de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EEUUA).
La Asamblea General 203 (1991) continuó dándole un gran énfasis al evangelismo en la vida de la iglesia. Una de las acciones tomadas por la Asamblea fue la adopción de el documento "Vuelva al Dios Vivo: Un llamado al evangelismo a la manera de Jesucristo", el cual articula nuestro compromiso a la evangelización mundial.
This session guide provides study materials and media links for faith groups and congregations to assist with Haiti relief. Watch the video from Session 1 about the Haitian disaster and learn more about the history of Haiti and how you can help from Session 2.
This resource is under development, and additional sessions will be added as they become available.
In the Autumn 2010 Washington Report, read about:
- Ecumenical Cuban Delegation Visits Washington, D.C.
- A Well-Rounded Faith Perspective
- Calling all Interns … and Church Partners
- Interview with Nan Arnold: Reflections of a Recent Intern
- Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2011
- Presbyterian Efforts to End Homelessness
- Second Tuesday Briefings
In the May/June, 2010 Washington Report, read about:
- The National Criminal Justice Commission Act
- What's in it for the PC(USA)?
- Human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Children and youth are the heart of the annual Pentecost offering, and we encourage congregations to include their gifts as much as possible. We have included a few suggestions below:
The 214th General Assembly (2002) approved this report, “We Are What We Eat,” that calls on the whole Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-- rural, suburban, and urban--to participate in the current agricultural revolution that is effecting everyone who produces and consumes food. The interdependence between food producer and consumer is significant, although it is a linkage we don’t often acknowledge. Now, we have a unique opportunity to witness to the Good News of Jesus Christ through our daily food production and consumption decisions that will support sustainability, stewardship, compassion and community of all God’s creation.
This document from the 2002 General Assembly addresses concerns resulting from the economic crisis that has depressed many rural communities-especially food production and consumption and ways the church can help strengthen family farmers, ranchers, rural communities and rural congregations. Study guide also available.