Posts Categorized: Peace

January 2017 Peacemaking Travel Study Seminar to Guatemala and Costa Rica

Are you interested in traveling with other Presbyterians to Central America to look at climate change, environmental justice, and peacemaking issues? Plan now to join the Travel Study Seminary in January 9-20 to Gautemala and Costa Rica: “Peacemaking, Climate Justice and Faith in Central America.” Open market in San Jose Participants in the Peacemaking Program’s… Read more »

Support Human Rights in Colombia

Yesterday the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness sent the following action alert asking Presbyterians to ask Congress to vote NO on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Click here to call your member of Congress and ask him or her to vote NO on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.   The human rights situation in Colombia has… Read more »

Environmental Ministries, Carbon Offsets, and Big Tent

The Big Tent starts on June 30 in Indianapolis.  The gathering will be made up of Presbyterians from around the country celebrating the mission and ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  PC(USA) Environmental Ministries will be leading a workshop on Earth Care Congregations at the gathering, and will facilitate a Peacemaking Conversation on “Making Peace… Read more »

Call President Obama TODAY to say NO to the Colombia Free Trade Agreement

The Presbyterian Office of Public Witness sent the following action alert.  Take action today to say NO to the Colombia Free Trade Agreement to protect God’s people and all of creation.   Click here To call President Obama (202-456-1414) and ask him to say NO to the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.   The human rights situation in… Read more »

Big Tent Registration Extended

Are you planning on coming to the Big Tent in Indianapolis, June 30-July 2? There is still time to register. At Big Tent there will be many opportunities to explore how environmental stewardship and faith connect, including at the Peacemaking…

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Reject the Colombia Free Trade Agreement

Colleagues in the Presbyterian Hunger Program sent the following action alert regarding the Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Momentum is building fast in Washington to approve the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia along with the Korea and Panama FTA. We…

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Curbing Congo’s conflict minerals

The following blog post is reposted from Swords into Plowshares, the blog of my colleagues in the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. The issue of conflicts minerals includes many concerns, from violence against women…

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Trees and Tweets for Peace

The following is reposted from Swords into Plowshares: Reflections from the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. World Sunday for Peace – May 22 As the sun rises on Sunday 22 May Christians and churches…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 6

Tread Lightly for Lent action for April 6: Learn about conflict minerals that are sometimes used in electronics. Find places that responsibly recycle electronics, and learn which companies are concerned about conflict minerals. Visit Earth911.com for more information. Take part…

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