Many resources are available related to seeds and food justice. Unless otherwise indicated, the following resources are available at pcusa.org/food.
Campaign for Fair Food—take action to improve the wages and conditions of farmworkers: pcusa.org/fairfood.
Enough for Everyone—a one-stop shop for all your fair-trade and sustainable needs: pcusa.org/enough
Global Food Crisis Fund—donate and help end hunger.
Joining Hands—presbyteries, congregations, and global partners tackling the systemic causes of hunger: pcusa.org/joininghands
One Great Hour of Sharing—a PC(USA) Special Offering that, in part, helps provide food to the hungry and empower people living in poverty: pcusa.org/oghs
US Food Sovereignty Alliance—a movement to end poverty, rebuild local food economies, and assert democratic control over food: usfoodsovereigntyalliance.org
Food and Faith Practices—a short handout for your congregation and community
Just Eating? Practicing Our Faith at the Table—curriculum for adults and youth, featuring fun activities, Bible stories and illustrations, community stories, and prayer
Food Sovereignty for All—a handbook of faith-based initiatives for overhauling the food system
Garden Safe, Garden Well—a guide for jump-starting an urban community garden
Organic Seed Finder—online guide for finding nonpatented and organic seeds: organicseedfinder.org
Start a community seed project—a how-to guide: seedmatters.org (search under the heading “Engage & Grow”)
221ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY (2014)
June 14–21 | Detroit, MI
Commissioners elected by each of the PC(USA)’s 172 presbyteries will gather this summer for the biennial General Assembly, and everyone in the church is welcome to register. Full of activities, the assembly includes business sessions, committee meetings, an exhibit hall, daily worship services, and mission tours.
PRESBYTERIAN MEN’S CONFERENCE
July 18–20 | Massanetta Springs, VA
Featuring Neal Presa, Tommy Burleson, and other leaders in the church, the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic Presbyterian Men’s Conference will explore the theme “Following Jesus” so that participants may better know Christ and serve as spiritual leaders.
NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL CONFERENCE
July 30–August 3 | Fort Worth, TX
Stacey Abram, Luis Rivera-Pagan, Joe Clifford, and Joosep Keum will keynote this PC(USA) conference about multicultural congregational dynamics.