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Resources in Reports and study guides

Election Logistics 101

An appendix to Lift Every Voice. This resolution presents new and tested measures to protect voting rights and strengthen our democracy.

Theology of Compensation

Compensation and its Theological and Ethical Meaning in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — a 2009 Survey of Pastors

Resolution on Africa: A Guide for Study and Reflection

Resolution on Africa: A Guide for Study and Reflection In response to a General Assembly action this guide (2005) was produced by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program, the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy and the Worldwide Ministries Division to call attention to the continent of Africa. It offers six sessions with a wealth of material appropriate for adult, older youth, session and other study… Read more »

Iraq: Our Responsibility and the Future

Iraq: Our Responsibility and the Future This study stimulates reflection and discussion on just war and other principles of conscience concerning the military action in Iraq.

Transforming Families

Transforming Families The purpose of this study is to assist congregations in exploring ways to implement the recommendations of Transforming Families in their ministries with today’s families within their churches, in their surrounding communities and in our nation.

A Reformed Understanding of Usury for the Twenty-First Century

A Reformed Understanding of Usury for the Twenty-First Century This report and its recommendations are in response to the referral of the 216th General Assembly (2004) to the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy to investigate the question of usury in the United States and to prepare a resolution for the 217th General Assembly (2006).

The Globalization of Economic Life: Challenge to the Church

The Globalization of Economic Life: Challenge to the Church This is the first of four papers developed by the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy ACSWP and made available to the church for study, reflection and feedback on issues related to globalization and international trade and the church’s advocacy on trade issues in the public arena. In this paper, Gordon Douglass examines the impact… Read more »

Globalization and the Environment

Globalization and the Environment by Robert L. Stivers This is the third of four papers developed by the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) and made available to the church for study, reflection and feedback on issues related to globalization and international trade and the church’s advocacy on trade issues in the public arena. In this paper, Robert… Read more »