Dear Representative/Senator, Anti-Muslim vitriol in public discourse has increased dramatically, fed by inflammatory statements and support for discriminatory policies. Among the most dangerous voices fueling this religious bigotry is ACT for America, a national organization that promotes anti-Muslim rhetoric and is hosting its annual conference in Crystal City, Virginia, next week. We write, respectfully, to… Read more »
To Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker of the House Ryan, and Minority Leader Pelosi: We, the undersigned organizations, write as part of a Hurricane Housing Recovery Coalition to express our commitment to ensuring that federal housing recovery and rebuilding efforts are complete and equitable for all individuals and communities impacted by the devastation… Read more »
O Christ, We Remember the Things That You Did TO GOD BE THE GLORY O Christ, we remember the things that you did, The lessons you taught us, the way that you lived. You cared for the suffering, the sick and the poor; You worked with compassion to heal and restore. Refrain: By… Read more »
The decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by President Trump means we need to act now and reach out to members of Congress so that they understand the critical need to create a legal permanent solution for undocumented youth and young adults. You can join an interfaith effort by signing on to the following letter… Read more »
Dear Senator: Last March, 43 various religious organizations, denominations, and faith traditions urged that any repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) meet our ten priorities for moral health care reform. These principles set out the moral framework that reflects our various faiths’ principles for care. The latest proposal from Senators Graham,… Read more »
Save the Dates! Advocacy Training Weekend A World Uprooted Human migration and the impact of conflict, climate, and corruption April 20-23, 2018 in Washington, DC More information and registration coming soon!
URGENT: Stop the Dismantling of Refugee Resettlement A Refugee Admissions Goal of Less than 75,000 Is Inexcusable Background: News outlets are reporting that the Trump administration may set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at less than 50,000 – which would already be the lowest goal in U.S. history. The average admissions goal… Read more »
Statement on Charlottesville Saturday was a horrific, tragic day in the annals of the United States of America. Peaceful protestors were confronted with violence. A young woman lost her life simply for daring to say no to racism. A hate group gathered to spread its toxic message and committed an act of terror. … Read more »
The NAFTA Renegotiations What You Can Do to Advocate for a Fair Trade Agreement August 15, 2017 2 pm – 3:30pm (EDT) Click here to register. Join us for a briefing with members of the faith community and experts on NAFTA to discuss what the NAFTA renegotiations will mean for citizens of… Read more »
National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East Website: www.nili-mideastpeace.org In a letter to President Trump, thirty-five Jewish, Christian and Muslim national religious leaders agree that Israeli-Palestinian peace is possible. They believe, “based on the legitimate, long-standing aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for national self-determination and security, a two-state solution still represents… Read more »
“There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars.” — Luke 21:25
Following Jesus means answering Christ’s call to respond to a world in need. Join us today on #Giving Tuesday for an eight-hour, multi-site, virtual celebration of the collective power of Presbyterian generosity, as we profess by our actions — and with our gifts — that we can accomplish far more together than any one of us can do alone. We are the Church…together!