Reports and study guides
Use the resources contained within this 47-page packet to explore modern-day slavery and learn how you can help. The packet includes:
- A guide to its use
- Articles from Presbyterians Today and Horizons magazine
- A quiz to test your knowledge of human trafficking
- A one-session study, "Understanding Human Trafficking 101"
- A guide to U.S. and international law regarding human trafficking
- A copy of 2006 PC(USA) policy on human trafficking
- A guide to using the stories of our faith to gain insight into human trafficking
- "A Human-rights, Victim-centered Approach to Human Trafficking"
- "Hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness Training"
- A poster ...
This handout was presented by Keith Geckeler during his presentation to the Mid Council Commission II. Keith will be the commissions representative from the Advisory Committee on the Constitution.
The Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC) calls the Presbyterian Church (USA) to embody what it has confessed, “that the church as the possession of God must stand where the Lord stands, namely against injustice and with the wronged; that in following Christ the church must witness against all the powerful and privileged who selfishly seek their own interests and thus control and harm others. Therefore, we reject any ideology which would legitimate forms of injustice and any doctrine which is unwilling to resist such an ideology in the name of the gospel.”1
Download the statement issued September ...
Summary of the of the work ACSWP does, complied at the 2012 General Assembly.
AIDS Study: Item 10-01. On Directing the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy to Develop a New Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Policy for the Church - 218th General Assembly
Report of Item 10-01: On Directing the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy to Develop a New Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Policy for the Church from the 218th General Assembly.
Rev. Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) joined the Interfaith Immigration Coalition in their letter-a-day campaign to urge the House to take action on a just and comprehensive immigration reform. The letter will be delivered on November 4th. Please take a moment to review the letter and then call your Representative and urge them to take action this year on comprehensive immigration reform. Find out who represents you at www.house.gov and use the box in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
By John C. Purdy
Men of the Church in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) provides 11 New Testament Bible studies to aid congregations. Each study is inspired by a book of the Bible and includes seven sessions for open discussion.
This handout is part of the workshop Dismissing Congregations to a Reformed Denomination.
by Rev. Dr. Hector Rodriguez
Estamos en el tercer milenio de la historia después de Cristo. Cientos de generaciones nos han precedido. Generación va y generación viene, y la iglesia cristiana continua su peregrinaje de fe a través de los tiempos. En una época “Post Moderna” algunos/as piensan que estamos en una era “Post Cristiana” donde lo secular es lo predominante.
The report of the General Assembly Mid Council Commission I contained eight numbered recommendations for action by the 220th General Assembly, each containing one or more specific action items. The Advisory Committee on the Constitution addressed each enumerated recommendation separately, noting connections between particular recommendations.