Celebrating Hunger Action Congregations!

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On World Food Day — October 16, we celebrate the 2018 Hunger Action Congregations 

Since the launch of the initiative on June 1, 2017, 111 churches in 31 states have become HACs, and 50 of those are certified by doing ministries in all six areas described below!

CONGRATULATIONS & THANK YOU for your ministries to end hunger!

 

* Asterisks indicate Certified Hunger Action Congregation status

Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, Black Mountain, NC*

Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, MI*

Buffalo Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, MN

Burlington Presbyterian Church, Burlington, MA

Central Presbyterian Church, Des Moines, IA*

Central Presbyterian Church, Zanesville, OH*

Central Presbyterian Church, Waxahachi, TX*

Christ United Church, Olmsted Falls, OH

Clarksville Presbyterian Church, Clarksville, VA*

Community Presbyterian Church, Hampton, VA

Cooks Creek Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg, VA*

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, MO*

Dardenne Presbyterian Church, Dardenne Prairie, MO

Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Simpsonville, SC

Evergreen Presbyterian Church, Dothan, AL

Faith Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, AL

Faith Presbyterian Church, Blue Ridge, GA

First Presbyterian Church, Lake Park, IA*

First Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo, MI*

First Presbyterian Church, Hastings, MI*

First Presbyterian Church, Warren, OH*

First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, MI*

First Presbyterian Church, Lawrence, KS*

First Presbyterian Church, Belmar, NJ*

First Presbyterian Church, Newton, IA*

First Presbyterian Church, Waverly, OH*

First Presbyterian Church, St. Joseph, MO*

First Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX*

First Presbyterian Church, Muskegon, MI*

First Presbyterian Church, Wausau, WI

First Presbyterian Church, Monticello, IL

First Presbyterian Church, Waco, TX

First Presbyterian Church, Natchitoches, LA

First Presbyterian Church, West Chester, PA

First Presbyterian Church, Dallas Center, IA

First Presbyterian Church, Oskaloosa, IA

First Presbyterian Church, South Amboy, NJ

First Presbyterian Church, Allegan, MI

First Presbyterian Church, Union, MO

First Presbyterian Church, Ironton, MO

First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury, NJ*

First Presbyterian Church of Dimondale, MI

First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, Whitehall, PA

First Presbyterian Church of Lake City, MI

First Presbyterian Church of Matawan, NJ

First Presbyterian Church of Oakland, CA

First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, CA*

First Presbyterian Church of South Lyon, MI

First United Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, VA

Forest Hill Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC*

Forked River Presbyterian Church, Forked River, NJ

Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Georgetown, DE*

Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Overland Park, KS*

Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church, Hayes, VA

Harvey Browne Memorial Presbyterian Church, Louisville, KY*

Heritage Presbyterian Church, Benicia, CA

Hilton Presbyterian Church, Newport News, VA

Idlewood Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Tucson, AZ

Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, Charleston, WV

King’s Grant Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach, VA

Knox Presbyterian Church, Santa Rosa, CA*

Memorial Presbyterian Church, Appleton, WI*

Montclair Presbyterian Church, Oakland, CA*

Monticello Presbyterian Church, Monticello, GA*

New Covenant Presbyterian Church, Wichita Falls, TX

Northminster Presbyterian Church, Sacramento, CA*

Northwoods Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX*

Oak Hill Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, MO*

Oakmont Presbyterian Church, Hoover, AL*

Parma-South Presbyterian Church, Parma Heights, OH*

Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, Miami, FL

Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church, Brodheadsville, PA

Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, Pleasantville, NY*

Plumsted Presbyterian Church, New Egypt, NJ*

Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

The Presbyterian Church, Lakehurst, NJ

Presbyterian Church of Chestertown, MD

Providence Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC*

Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church, Crystal Lake, IL*

Rock Presbyterian Church, Imperial, MO*

Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, VA

Second Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, MO

Second United Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA*

Shepherd of the Sierra Presbyterian Church (USA), Loomis, CA*

Simonsdale Presbyterian Church, Portsmouth, VA

St. John’s Chapel by the Sea PCUSA, Moclips, WA

St. Luke Presbyterian Church, Downers Grove, IL

The Presbyterian Church of Toms River, NJ

The United Presbyterian Church of Cortland, NY

Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY*

Third Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, VA

Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee, WI*

Trinity Presbyterian Church, West Lebanon, IN

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Denton, TX

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Martin, TN

Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Indianola, IA*

Union Presbyterian Church, Powell, WY

United Presbyterian Church, Pottsville, PA

United Presbyterian Church of Millstone, Millstone Twp., NJ

Webster Groves Presbyterian Church, Webster Groves, MO*

West Side Presbyterian Church, Lawrence, KS

Westminster Presbyterian, Santa Fe, NM*

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, FL*

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL*

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Topeka, KS

Woodland Presbyterian Church, Woodland, CA

Woodlawn Chapel Presbyterian Church, Wildwood, MO

Wycliffe Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach, VA


The Presbyterian Hunger Program, PC(USA) is celebrating the faithful work of Presbyterians responding to the biblical call to alleviate hunger and end its causes. We wish to acknowledge the work you are doing to end hunger, and to be mutually inspired to deepen and broaden our ministries.

Yours is a Hunger Action Congregation if you are doing an activity in one or more of these areas. For congregations that are doing one or more activity in all six areas, you can be a Certified Hunger Action Congregation.  All of the Hunger Action Congregations will be celebrated on October 16, World Food Day.

1) Hunger Alleviation
2) Development assistance
3) Hunger Education
4) Lifestyle Integrity
5) Corporate and Public Policy Witness
6) Worship


We invite you to covenant with us to help end hunger!

Find the instructions along with the Hunger Action Congregation form
here at bit.ly/hungeractionform


Resources:
Bulletin Insert for Hunger Action Congregation Covenant
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Hunger-Action-Congregations-1pg (one page flier)
Download these Word files and adapt as needed

Contact php@pcusa.org or 502-569-5832 with any questions