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Pamela Burdine
(800) 728-7228, x5839
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Louisville, KY 40202

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Relief update from Dr. Corey Schlosser-Hall, Executive Presbyter of the North Puget Sound Presbytery - March 29, 2014

Stephanie Fritts, Chair of the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Advisory Committee, is Director of the Pacific County Emergency Management Agency. She has written a summary of the situation and offered ways to learn more.

How you can Help

Give:  Support the One Great Hour of Sharing offering or share your financial blessings by designating gifts to DR000015 – USA Disasters and Emergencies.  Individuals may give through their local Presbyterian congregation, online, or by mailing a check to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.  You can also text PDA to 20222 to donate $10. 

Act:  Like us on Facebook PDACARES and share updates with your congregation or others.

Pray: The Presbytery of North Puget Sound has specifically asked for your prayers. Please pray that through the response of the faith community, the people and communities impacted and those offering assistance will be reminded of the faithful hope found in Christ.


Through the Cloud and Out of Chaos: A Hymn for a Hard Season, hymn by Laurie Kraus as a bulletin insert with music

God We’ve Known Such Grief and Anger, hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Helpful Links

PresbyTel answers your questions about the PC(USA). Call (800) 872-3283 to talk to a PresbyTel consultant.

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Upcoming Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Events

PHP Advisory Committee

March 30 - April 1, 2014

Presbyterian Hunger Program Advisory Committee meets March 30 - April 1, 2014, in New Orleans, LA, in conjunction with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Advisory Committee and Self-Development of People Steering Committee.

PDA Advisory Committee

March 30 - April 1, 2014

In a One Great Hour of Sharing Joint Meeting, The PDA Advisory Committee will meet in conjunction with PHP Advisory Committee and the SDOP Steering Committee March 30 – April 1 at the Omni Royal Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Discussions will include the work and vision of each department, long term Presbyterian involvement, issues and generative thinking.  A mission site tour will be made, followed individual committee meetings, and PHP will visit grant partner, Latino Farmer’s Cooperative of Louisiana.

PDA Advisory Committee

Oct. 8 - 10, 2014

PDA Advisory Committee meets October 8–10 in Louisville.

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