For Christians worldwide, a trip to the Holy Land has often been regarded as “the trip of a lifetime” — and it usually is. All too often, however, visitors and pilgrims end up running in the land where Jesus walked!
The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights group is seeking the release of more than 500 people from New York’s Rikers Island Correctional Facility. It’s part of a new initiative to shut down a bail system that many believe is unfair to minorities and the poor. The organization plans to raise $5 million for what it claims could be one the largest bailouts ever.
El grupo de derechos humanos Robert F. Kennedy está buscando la liberación de más de 500 personas de la instalación correccional de Rikers Island en Nueva York. Esto es parte de una nueva iniciativa para eliminar el sistema de fianzas que muchos creen que es injusto para las minorías y las personas pobres. La organización planea recaudar $ 5 millones por lo que podría ser uno de los rescates más grandes de la historia.
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 그룹은 뉴욕의 Rikers Island 형무소로부터 500명 이상의 사람들의 석방을 모색 중이다. 많은 사람들이 소수 민족과 가난한 사람들에게 불공평하다고 생각하는 보석금 시스템을 폐쇄하려는 새로운 시도의 일부이다. 조직은 최대 규모의 구제 보석이 될 수 있다고 주장하며 500만 달러를 모을 계획이다.
Colleagues and friends of Susan Stack gathered in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s chapel on Sept. 20 to honor and remember the life, legacy and ministry of the longtime Presbyterian Health, Education & Welfare Association (PHEWA) social justice advocate.
Before Seyeom Kim went to the recent Just Worship conference at Columbia Theological Seminary, he had been feeling very much alone — unsure of where he belonged.
“Stewardship is about the joyous discipline of giving thanks,” says Robert Hay Jr. of the Presbyterian Foundation. Comparing joyous discipline with a “runner’s high” where the mind body and spirit start clicking after months or even years of disciplined training, Hay says the discipline of stewardship can bring true joy in giving.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) will soon hold its first meeting since the 223rd General Assembly (2018), with new leadership at the helm. The Revs. Joe Morrow, PMAB chair, and Warren Lesane, chair-elect, along with the Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett, the newly elected president and executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA), will lead the board through their first meeting in Louisville on Sept. 27–29. In addition to Morrow, Lesane and Moffett, Ruling Elder Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri and the Rev. Cindy Kohlmann, the newly elected co-moderators of the 223rd General Assembly, will bring greetings along with General Assembly Stated Clerk the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II.
Evelyn Baker and her husband, Gareth, decided that they’d worked long enough. At age 62, Gareth Baker retired from his job as a Presbyterian pastor and the two of them set off on an adventurous retirement, camping around the country and living in their RV full time. However, after four years they were ready to settle down again. The question was, where?
La semana pasada, el liderazgo del Programa Presbiteriano de Asistencia en Desastres (PDA) y las co-moderadoras de la 223ª Asamblea General (2018) llegaron Puerto Rico para escuchar, aprender y compartir con las congregaciones afectadas por el huracán María.
Para la Anciana Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri y la Reverenda Cindy Kohlmann fue el primer viaje oficial juntas como co-moderadoras. Desde la mañana hasta la noche, el grupo, acompañado por la directora del PDA, la Reverenda Dra. Laurie Kraus, el Reverendo Dr. Jim Kirk y el Reverendo Edwin González-Castillo, viajaron de iglesia en iglesia, reuniéndose con el liderazgo del presbiterio, pastores/as y congregaciones.