This postcard affirms our responsibility to reduce injustice and calls upon the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to approve sensible gun legislation. It should be mailed back to the Office of Public Witness in Washington, DC.
Standing Our Holy Ground is a year-long (2019-2020) free webinar series that challenges the faith community to stand up against gun violence, and explores how people of faith can respond and act to bring about change. Ten Things You Can Do to End Gun Violence are suggestions approved by the 2019 General Assembly (2010) report Gun Violence, Gospel Values.
Lucy is passionate to find different ways to bridge the knowledge between head and heart, to shine amid darkness. Her call has been honed and shaped over thirty years of service in different settings, creating a place of home coming and welcome to all those who are hurting, suffering, or in need of companionship, resources, or the healing power of faith. “The call to return to Lebanon to work at Near East School of Theology (NEST) and with refugees is one that God has been preparing me for throughout my life,” says Lucy. Work environments for Lucy have been about ...
In his role as regional liaison for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Hery facilitates and seeks to strengthen healthy, missiologically appropriate relationships among entities of the PC (USA) and those of partner denominations and organizations in the region. Hery also supports fellow PC (USA) mission personnel serving in the region through communications, information sharing, guidance, encouragement, and missiological reflection. Though the challenges of economic disparities, rampant poverty and climate change are daunting, Hery views them as opportunities for the Church and larger community to work together to “identify, reinforce, and multiply projects that promote mutual understanding.” He has faith that ...
Jesus instructed us to feed and care for his sheep. My call is to care for those youth and adults in Ho, Ghana. The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana programs help youth get an education that are no longer in formal school. Skills-training programs are also supported by John at the Evangelical Presbyterian Activities Center, which educates girls who have dropped out of school. Through the Shepard Center of Aging, a church-based social center that engages older adults who live alone in the community, John serves as in informal counselor and companion to the older adults who come to the center ...
This resource is for pastor-counselors who are helping others face the news of a problem pregnancy in a variety of difficult circumstances. As God has expressed love and grace in Jesus Christ, so we are to express that love and grace to one another when faced with difficult and complex circumstances regarding problem pregnancies.
This resource has been developed for men facing the news of problem pregnancy with an unmarried partner in a variety of difficult circumstances.
This resource is for persons helping others face the loss of a baby in a variety of different circumstances — e.g., a woman who has chosen to place a baby for adoption, or who has chosen to have an abortion, or who has miscarried a baby. In caring, compassionate love, we who have experienced God’s amazing grace are called to be instruments of healing, comfort, and support to all who are struggling through traumatic experiences
This resource has been developed for women facing the news of a problem pregnancy in a variety of difficult circumstances regarding their pregnancy — e.g., being regarded as a minor, or being the victim of rape or incest, or if there is a congenital anomaly in the fetus.
We have the knowledge, skills, and resources to reduce our energy consumption and switch to alternative energy sources that are less harmful to the environment. Prompt action and leadership can keep global climate change from causing its worst impacts. The Climate Care Challenge is a two part commitment that first asks participants to make a personal step to help decrease the impacts of climate change, then asks for an outward step that engages the participants community. Resource available as a single page 8 1/2X 11 document or an 11x17 document.