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Publications and periodicals

  • Learn more about the Men of the Church

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyMen of the Church

    Learn about the covenant with GAMC, mission goals, structure, executive board, bylaws, and member directory.

  • Raids: Impact of workplace and home raids on families and communities

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    Since September 11, raids have increasingly become a part of immigration enforcement policy. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) set up operations throughout the US in order to check the immigration status of those employed or living in our communities. Agents round up workers and conduct interviews demanding to see paperwork and documentation. Many times workers are interviewed based on their appearance and some of those arrested are legal residents or citizens. Such broad and massive stings sweep up many people including those who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. In fact, between 2006 and 2007 ...

  • Human Trafficking: The sell and trade of God's children

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    Human trafficking is a modern day slavery of global proportions. Trafficking is not something that happens only in economically depressed countries but across the globe there is an underground network that brings humans to those who demand labor, services, and sex. In fact, The International Labor Organization, a UN Agency, estimates that there are at least 12.3 million children, women, and men in forced or bonded labor and commercial sex servitude at any given time. Even here in the United States, it is estimated that every year approximately 17,000 people are trafficked into the country and an unknown ...

  • Guide to Essential Resources for Multicultural Congregations

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyMulticultural Congregational Support

    Office of Multicultural Congregational Support list of suggested resources, prepared as part of our office’s mission to identify and provide resources meaningful to the growing diversity in the church

  • End Modern-Day Slavery in the Fields

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyFair Food

    End Modern-Day Slavery in the Fields

  • Contact information for all the Presbyterian seminaries

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyTheological Education

    One-page list of contact information for all the Presbyterian seminaries

  • Stewardship Bibliography

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyStewardship

    Stewardship Bibliography

  • The Church and Public Education

    From Presbyterian Mission Agency

    A Noteworthy Tradition

    Presbyterians have always been deeply involvedin education The tradition began with John Calvin's support of free schools in Geneva, Switzerland,. and John Knox's concern that schools be provided for all children in Scotland Consistent with such beginnings has been the Presbyterian insistence on formally educated and scholarly clergy for all churches. Over many years, a learned clergy has attracted to Presbyterian churches persons who themselves are educated, who share a concem for schooling and have helped perpetuate educational interests

  • Visiting Immigrants in U.S. Detention Facilities

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    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 ...

  • Invitation to Christ (Korean version)

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyInvitation to Christ

    Korean version

    Sisters and brothers in Christ, grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We write to invite you on a spiritual journey to explore the deep and joyful waters of baptism.

    As members of the Sacraments Study Group of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), we are convinced that a rediscovery of the gift and the call of our baptism can transform the church for ministry in the 21st century. We believe that the Christian life, engaged as a life of discipleship springing from baptism, can help to center and unify the church ...

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