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Before delivering a talk to end Church World Service’s Together We Welcome Conference on Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson delivered one of her many published poems to the online audience of about 300 people.
The importance of faith communities standing in the gap for asylum seekers was driven home during a national immigration conference hosted by Church World Service (CWS).
From 2017 until last year, refugee resettlement in the United States suffered “death by a thousand cuts,” says Angie Plummer, Executive Director of Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS).
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance has seen weather patterns change during this era of growing concern about the impact of climate change on the planet.
More than 300 people are attending this weekend’s Together We Welcome conference put on by Church World Service, which counts the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as a sustaining sponsor of the online conference.
LOUISVILLE — The Russian people are demonstrating in the streets against their president’s order to invade Ukraine, knowing the consequences will be dire. Switzerland is neutral no more. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres pleaded “The fighting in Ukraine must stop. Enough is enough.”
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) launched an appeal Tuesday for funds to help support the Church’s humanitarian response to the war started last week when Russia attacked Ukraine.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance are major supporters of a March 4-6 Church World Service conference about how people of faith can welcome immigrants and refugees.
Presbyterians have been stepping up to help Afghan families feel welcome in the United States, from providing meals and housing to helping children get registered in school.
The virtual series Around the World with PDA returns at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Feb. 17 with an installment showcasing how partners are welcoming Afghan refugees in two southern states, Arkansas and Virginia.