Posts Categorized: Hunger

Equal Exchange: Living Out Matthew 25

As part of the Matthew 25 commitment, congregations and presbyteries pledge to embrace one or more of these three areas of focus: Building congregational vitality by deepening and energizing our faith and growing as joyful leaders and disciples actively engaged with our community as we share the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed…. Read more »

Fall PHP Post

Center Spread of Environmental Racism We are so excited to unveil the latest issue of the PHP Post!!! In the Dismantling Structural Racism issue you will find articles on… Global racism, colonialism and white supremacy Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change Reparations Cannot Wait Resource Extraction and Racism We Take a Matthew 25 Stand PHP and Decolonizing Wealth POSTER… Read more »

Matthew 25 and the Presbyterian Hunger Program

Matthew 25 Poster The PC(USA) has committed itself to a vision of Matthew 25 — eradicating systemic poverty, dismantling structural racism and building congregational vitality. In the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP), we are excited about this vision because we have long worked to: 1. Alleviate and eliminate poverty and hunger 2. Redistribute resources for all people as we… Read more »

Container Gardening

  ‘There are certain, very stabilizing forces in gardening that can ground us when we are feeling shaky, uncertain, terrified really. It’s these predictable outcomes, predictable rhythms of the garden that are very comforting right now.’ — Rutgers University professor Joel Flagler With many people confined to home during the COVID-19 outbreak, “now is a… Read more »

PHP at Work Around the World

Check out our new 3 minute video introduction to the work of the Presbyterian Hunger Program in the United States and around the world. The work of the Presbyterian Hunger Program is possible thanks to your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing.

Love Made Visible: Engaging in Sacred Activism

submitted by Sarah Paulos, Community Engagement and Program Manager, Interfaith Power & Light On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10% of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet. That first Earth… Read more »

The Power of Community and Agency to Transform Society

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization By Jennifer Evans, mission specialist for the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP)   During PHP’s spring advisory committee meeting, we visited one of our newest grant partners, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) in Chicago. In this predominantly Mexican-American community, their office is located in the Little Village neighborhood and appears… Read more »

2017 PHP Impact Report

Hot off the press, read how YOU are helping to make a difference around the world through your gifts to the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Go to https://www.presbyterianmission.org/resource/2017-php-impact-report/ in order to download and share this piece to celebrate with us some wonderful accomplishments in 2017!  

Preparing to Support “One Great Hour of Sharing”

Presbyterian environmental ministries work and the Earth Care Congregation program are a part of the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Our primary support comes from the denomination-wide “One Great Hour of Sharing” offering. This offering is collected on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. If you appreciate our church having a voice of caring for God’s creation, and/or… Read more »

Fair Trade and the Environment

Written by Jessica Maudlin, Associate for Enough for Everyone, Presbyterian Hunger Program   The PC(USA) has been involved in issues of Fair Trade since the Presbyterian Coffee Project began in 2001. Fair Trade is a “trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development… Read more »