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He left his son in Lebanon, then found his mother and wife dead

In Lebanon these days, there is one Syrian for every four citizens, which doesn’t help the delicate economic and sectarian balance of the small country. Unless that one Syrian is Mardig, a young man quietly putting diapers on the elderly or nursing them after surgery. When Mardig first walked into the Jinishian office, he did not look the part. He was covered in tattoos and had no possessions at all, no home and nothing to eat.

Facing Thanksgiving

The election earlier this month revealed deep divisions in our country and raised many important questions for Christian people of faith as we look to our future as the Church. For many faithful Presbyterians, one of the questions facing us this week has a particular urgency: How can we navigate the tensions surrounding the Thanksgiving dinner table with friends and family who voted differently from us?

PMAB Task Force seeks advice on members’ external committee commitments

The Governance Task Force of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is seeking input from agency committee and ministry partners that receive representatives from the PMAB. Citing the current board size, budget limitations and time demands for board members, the Governance Task Force believes the existing deployment model is “not sustainable.”

PMA provides way to honor Hunter Farrell for 30 years of mission service

The Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) is suggesting a “second mile” contribution in honor of Hunter Farrell’s 30 years of mission service to Presbyterian World Mission. Farrell leaves his post as director of World Mission, a ministry area of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Friday, October 14.

The Table of Peace

International Peacemakers from partner churches around the world are traveling to churches throughout the U.S. as part of the Presbyterian Peacemaking program through October 17.