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Office of Public Witness Signs on to Interfaith Letter Opposing CIA Drone Strikes

February 19, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader U.S. Senate The Honorable Charles E. Schumer, Minority Leader U.S. Senate cc: All Members of Congress re: CIA drone strikes Dear Members of Congress: As members of… Read more »

National Council of Churches of Korea Asks NCCCUSA for Support and Advocacy

  Mr. Jim Winkler President and General Secretary National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCCCUSA) October 22, 2018 Dear leaders of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ. A historical momentum, beginning with the Pyeongchang Olympics and culminating… Read more »

Take Action on World Refugee Day: Tell Congress to Welcome Refugees

JOIN WORLD REFUGEE DAY NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY JUNE 20   TELL CONGRESS TO WELCOME REFUGEES: CLICK HERE OR CALL 1-866-961-4293* *PLEASE CALL THREE TIMES TO BE CONNECTED WITH YOUR REPRESENTATIVE AND BOTH OF YOUR SENATORS.   Right now, it is more important than ever for all of our elected officials to hear that their communities welcome refugees. More than… Read more »

Stated Clerk statement regarding the upcoming summit between leaders of the United States and North Korea

With the historic summit between President Donald Trump of the U.S. and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un nearing, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly Stated Clerk the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II has issued a statement reiterating the denomination’s persistent calls for a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.   “We lift our hearts in prayer for the… Read more »

Prayer from the National Council of Churches in Korea

Our Prayer for the Successful US-DPRK Summit and Peace on the Korean Peninsula   Lord of Life, please join us in this time as we bow our heads praying for the peace of the Korean Peninsula. Please hear our prayers so that we may become one in the love and peace of Jesus Christ. We… Read more »

A Statement of US Churches and Christian Agencies on Gaza

Right of Refugees, Right to Demonstrate Peacefully, Right to Dignity A Statement of US Churches and Christian Agencies on Gaza April 12, 2018 Friday, March 30, thousands of Palestinians participated in the first of several weeks of planned nonviolent demonstrations in Gaza near the fence with Israel. These demonstrations are expected to continue until May… Read more »

National Call-in Day for Refugees – Contact Your Members of Congress Today!

TELL CONGRESS to Hold the Administration Accountable to Resettling at Least 45,000 Refugees in FY 2018   Background: We live in a time with an unprecedented 65 million people displaced around the world, including 22.5 million refugees – the highest number in recorded history. With global need at its highest, the Trump administration has reversed our… Read more »

Stated Clerk Joins Letter of Concern Regarding Increasing US Arms Sales and Military Aid to the Middle East

March 14, 2018 Members of Congress, As Christian denominations and faith-based organizations working in and concerned about the Middle East, we write to express our serious concern regarding increasing U.S. arms sales and military aid to the Middle East. In Fiscal Year 2017 the amount of U.S. arms sales approved worldwide was a record-high $75.9… Read more »