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Through the Bible, the cornerstone of our faith, we know the stories of God's efforts to communicate with creation and of creation's response. God communicates through rainbows and burning bush, through earthquakes and fire, and through the still small voice. We pray that God will speak through us as we tell new stories of the faith, life and mission found in Christ's church.

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  • Be a HeforShe? Say NO to Violence against Women on 25 April, Orange Day! from Swords into plowshares

    April 23, 2015 by Mark Koenig

    On 25 April, #OrangeDay, the UNiTE campaign is joining forces with the #HeforShe campaign and calling on men and boys everywhere to say NO to violence against women and girls.
     
    We believe that the road towards a world free of violence against women requires transforming men’s and women’s attitudes, beliefs and behaviours. Men and boys have a responsibility and a role to play in speaking out against violence against women and girls. So reach out to the men and boys in your life, and ask them to wear orange and take action with you on Orange Day! Get ...

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  • Orange is the color of the day! April 25 from Swords into plowshares

    April 22, 2015 by Mark Koenig

    Saturday, April 25 is an Orange Day to work and witness for an end to violence against women and girls. 
    This month, the UNiTE Campaign calls all men and boys to wear orange to show your support for efforts to end violence against women and girls, and join the global movement for gender equality by becoming a HeforShe.

    On Friday, we can all wear orange - take a photo - tweet the photo - post the photo on Instagram and Facebook. Use the hashtag - #‎OrangeDay‬.

    On Friday, men and boys can become a ‪#‎HeForShe‬.

    We can all find ways to work to end ...

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  • Presbyterians celebrating Earth Day! from Eco-Journey

    April 22, 2015 by Rebecca Barnes

    One of the things I love most about my work is hearing the amazing stories of so many people and churches doing fabulous ministry, caring for all God's creation. There are so many inspiring stories! There is so much great work being done.

     

     

    From finding Presbyterians being named as national "Cool Congregations" winners (and runners-up, and honorable mentions) to seeing our Climate and Food Justice poster being sent out by other denominations, to gathering stories of all the wonderful Earth Day Sunday worship services that have happened or will happen, I feel filled with joy and gratitude in this ...

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  • Pillars of the Church program fosters commitment to peace and justice ministries from Swords into plowshares

    April 21, 2015 by Mark Koenig

    reprinted from the Presbyterian News Service
    story and photo by Rick Jones

    In a world of change and uncertainty, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is growing a loyal group of supporters to keep its peace and justice ministries thriving. Church leaders announced a new program called “Pillars of the Church” at Compassion, Peace and Justice (CPJ) Training Day in Washington, D.C.

    “It is about encouraging a sustaining and generous community of donors who are deeply committed to the commandments of Jesus to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves,” said Sara Lisherness, director of CPJ. “Becoming a ...

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  • A Season of Pentecost from Daily Offerings

    April 16, 2015 by Tricia McReynolds

    Now that One Great Hour of Sharing is in the books, it is time to turn our attention to the Pentecost Offering. Received 50 days after Easter, this offering signals the beginning of the Pentecost Season. The ministries supported by the Pentecost Offering teach young people to make faith, fellowship, and service part of their lives. Your gift to the Pentecost Offering unites young people in Christ and inspires them to share their faith, ideas, and unique gifts with the church and the world.

     

    How to get involved:

    • Call the Presbyterian Distribution Service at (800) 524-2612 to order additional bulletin ...

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