Disaster Response

Foreigners and strangers or members of God’s household?

Whatever your opinion of U.S. immigration policies, many people — such as those attempting to enter through our southern border — are living in precarious, life-threatening situations. In response, people of faith continued to provide life-saving services that uplift the human soul and reaffirm individuals’ dignity.

Story Ministry focuses on voices that need to be heard

David Barnhart was talking the morning after the world premiere of his documentary for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s Story Ministry, “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City,” in its namesake city.

A new volunteer venture

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) has worked in long-term recovery efforts following disasters for years. This includes scheduling volunteer work teams at recovery host sites who clean, rebuild or repair homes years after a disaster. In the past two years, PDA has scheduled 16,516 volunteers from 468 different churches, universities and organizations to stay at one of our many host sites.

2020 Peaceseeker Award goes to Michelle Muñiz-Vega

A woman who’s been instrumental in helping Presbyterians to understand systemic issues facing Puerto Rico and the effects of decades of colonialism and exploitation has been selected to receive the 2020 Peaceseeker Award.

Get to know the ‘strength and power’ of Haiti

The indomitable spirit of the Haitian people will be lifted up this spring as a delegation from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) takes a nine-day trip to the island nation, along with interested members of the public.

‘Flint’ documentary gains wider release

The riveting documentary “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” is coming to your neighborhood. In fact, you can watch it right from the comfort of your own home — thanks to streaming services and cable television providers.