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Hunger & Poverty

First GA town hall is a how-to for Creation care at the local level

During the first town hall offered Thursday by the Office of the General Assembly ahead of the 226th General Assembly, more than 30 Presbyterians gathered online to, as host Jessica Maudlin said, “engage with each other about your experiences with Creation care and climate change in your context.”

World Central Kitchen resuming Gaza operations

World Central Kitchen, which last week honored seven colleagues killed during an April 1 Israeli airstrike in Gaza, will resume operations in Gaza Monday with a Palestinian team delivering food to address widespread hunger, including in the north.

The intersections of disaster response, self-development and hunger alleviation

“Between 2 Pulpits” hosts the Rev. Dr. John Wilkinson and Katie Snyder called on the Rev. Dr. Laurie Kraus to wrap up their One Great Hour of Sharing podcast series by highlighting and illustrating the intersections of disaster assistance, ending hunger and the self-development of people.

‘Faith gets lived out in the world’

In turn, the Rev. Rebecca Barnes attended seminary, became a pastor and, in 2017, was named coordinator of the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Growing up with both parents serving as Presbyterian pastors and engaging and fun community activities including CROP Hunger Walks helped steer her toward the significant work she’s been doing for the past seven years.

Leading with a purpose

Although the women of Malawi are accustomed to doing anything and everything from farming to running small-scale businesses to support their families, Tropical Cyclone Freddy sorely tested Tinenenji [tee-nan-an-gee] Kalamba’s resilience. Yet Kalamba was undeterred.