Desata los nudos que aprietan el yugo; deja libres a los oprimidos -Isaías 58
부당한 결박을 풀어 주는 것, 압제 받는 사람을 놓아 주는 것 -이사야 58장
This bulletin insert describes the impact of the Pentecost Offering on the lives of young people.
This bulletin insert introduces Parkway Presbyterian Church, and how it has been involved with all aspects of the Pentecost Offering.
On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday, we are encouraged to live life with an “attitude of gratitude.” Though Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday is March 5, 2017, your congregation or women’s groups may use this resource on any day that you choose. Living life with an “attitude of gratitude” is having a readiness to show appreciation, returning kindnesses, saying thank you, and giving thanks with a grateful heart. Order the resource through Presbyterian Distribution Service, item 27501-17-001, or download from www.pcusa.org/women. Also, available in the November/December issue of Horizons magazine. A resource that includes a worship service with …
Thanks to our gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) was able to respond to this refugee crisis soon after it began. Working with churches in the region, primarily the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, PDA helps Syrian refugee children in Lebanon continue their education and provides refugee families food, shelter, and heating oil.
In the United States, Peru, and around the world, One Great Hour of Sharing gifts help preserve and restore creation and thus help impoverished people sustain and improve their livelihoods. Our gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing make a difference for God’s earth and God’s people now and in the future.
From 1973 to 2009, the US prison population grew from 200,000 to two million, and people of color are disproportionately incarcerated, so standing against mass incarceration is a matter of neighbors helping neighbors. One Great Hour of Sharing enables Presbyterians to extend neighborliness across the United States and around the world to impoverished and oppressed people
Isaiah 58 describes a new kind of fast, not to give up bread but to share it. Isaiah calls us to “loose the bonds of injustice,” to “let the oppressed go free,” to “share bread with the hungry” and to “invite the homeless poor into our homes.” We are called to offer help to those in need and restoration to those who have been broken down. One way we answer this call is through our gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing.
In Isaiah 58, God issues a call and a challenge—to love one another more deeply by sharing what we have with those in need. One Great Hour of Sharing is our direct response to the ways in which God has called us to share. This bulletin insert highlights the work One Great Hour of Sharing mission partners.