“An invitation to innovation” is the theme for the Matthew 25 Summit, which is set for Jan. 16-18, 2024, at New Life Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. Registration for the first-ever in person national gathering is now available here.
Between 2 Pulpits, a podcast put on by Special Offerings that’s been on hiatus for nearly a year, is once again available thanks to the efforts of the Rev. Dr. John Wilkinson and Katie Snyder.
The Rev. Wilson Kennedy began serving in Ministry Engagement and Support as the Associate Director for Special Offerings and Appeals on Sept. 25. In this role, he will lead the team that promotes and interprets the four churchwide Special Offerings, the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, Direct Mail, and Digital Fundraising.
Red-tagging and other human rights violations are done systematically in the Philippines, according to Filipino human rights advocate Jimarie Snap Mabanta.
“We thank thee at this 50th Anniversary. Fifty years ago our people came here harboring nothing but hostility. Since then, we have made great progress.” The Rev. Benjamin Brave, Sr. — better known as Ben Brave — spoke these words on September 3, 1932, at Standing Rock Reservation on the North Dakota border. A group had gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival of “the hostile bands” in 1882.
Among the many workshops offered during last week’s Presbyterians for Earth Care conference was Dr. Jeffrey A. Reimer’s thought-provoking “Carbon is changing our planet: consequences and actions.”
Of the many tools a farmer can usually rely on to help ensure a successful crop yield — resources to control weeds, fight pests or build healthy soil — Kotema Lanto found nothing in his toolkit to counteract the devastating impact of climate change on the family farm.
While the world tries to rush us into Christmas, decorating the day after Halloween and packing it all up once the gifts are opened on December 25, Advent is a season of preparation that — like our holiday gatherings themselves — takes time and care.
During “Inward and Outward,” her final Bible study Saturday for the Presbyterians for Earth Care conference, the Rev. Dr. Patricia Tull offered this caveat: “A journey that is self-renewing and self-focused does no earthly good.”
A community garden organizer in Billings, Montana, and a sustainability coordinator and teacher in South Berwick, Maine, were recognized with Eco-Justice awards Saturday during the final day of the Presbyterians for Earth Care hybrid conference.