Initial reports from Madagascar's Oct 25 election are that it was free and fair—BBC News 10/27/13
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Hunter Farrell has begun a monthly update, "Mission Matters"
Haiti—"The Presbyterian Church is here to stay"
21 religious leaders—including PC(USA) G.A. stated clerk Gradye Parsons—wrote Presiden Obama urging direct talks between U.S. md Cuba, "concrete action to pursue a path toward improved relations with Cuba"
U.S. General Assembly again votes against U.S. Cuba embargo
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Give to Disaster Relief—South Sudan to help more than 90,000 displaced people, mostly Murle
Syrian refugees worried as UN cuts back its food aid in Lebanon
Poverty, not Islam, is the enemy, Niger peacemaker says
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Involvement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in countries around the world
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) works with partner churches and organizations in more than 100 countries and has appointed mission personnel to serve in more than 50 countries. Presbyterian World Mission's area offices are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Presbyterian, Reformed and other churches around the world.
3 Initiatives, 3 Campaigns
Presbyterian World Mission is launching three campaigns to engage in God’s mission:
Evangelism: To train pastors for community transformation
Poverty Alleviation: To educate 100,001 children by 2020
Reconciliation: To end violence against women and children
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Presbyterians do mission in partnership
Learn about general guidelines for international partnerships between PC(USA) congregations, presbyteries and synods and international churches and institutions, and read the policy "Presbyterians Do Mission in Partnership," adopted by the 215th General Assembly (2003).
The Worldwide country index provides information for countries where the PC(USA) is heavily involved. Other countries listed in the index will have Web pages prepared as information becomes available. The PC(USA) also participates in or relates to work in other countries through ecumenical relationships.
Cayman Islands — See Jamaica and Cayman Islands
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