Support the people of Sudan! Despite a Cessation of Hostilities agreement, fighting has continued, causing tremendous suffering and large-scale displacement. The next three months are critical. Read more—and contact Congress.
Reportedly the targeted destruction of Christian churches, bookstores, etc., in Egypt by Islamic funda-mentalists was to incite the Christians to fight back—but there was no fighting back Read more.
3,200 runners competed in the Palestine Marathon in the occupied Palestinian city of Bethlehem April 11
Five years after the 2009 coup that put Madagascar into a deep political and economic crisis, the country may be on a track toward a return to rule of law and constitutional normalcy.
Read more from Dan Turk
The Spring 2014 issue of Mission Crossroads magazine is in the mail and is available online. This issue,
"Reconciliation: Healing the Wounds," features World Mission's initiative aiming to end violence against women and children
The Near East School of Theology in Beirut offers a 12-week Pastors Sabbatical program mid-Sept to mid-Dec 2014; 2 scholarships are available. Interested? contact ASAP.
Mission Matters, April 2014:
Addressing Three Critical Global Issues: Ending Violence Against Women and Children
World Mission Personnel News
• Mission Crossroads magazine
Spring 2014 issue online
• World Mission e-News
World Mission director's page
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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These gifts are used where most needed among the various ministries of PC(USA) mission
The 2013-2014 World Mission Giving Opportunities catalog, listing individual mission personnel and the accounts that support them, is available online
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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