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Fair trade artisan group credits Presbyterians with helping it reach milestone
Artisans from Peru, Cambodia, and other countries who have struggled with poverty most of their lives are celebrating a milestone. Partners for Just Trade (PJT), a nonprofit that connects artisans from impoverished areas with North American consumers, is commemorating its 10th anniversary this year.
Building a church without owning a building
Congregation from historic church transforms to new worshiping community
What could your congregation do if it didn’t have to worry about keeping up a building?
Community Health Evangelism helps transform communities
A Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) global partner, the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, is using Community Health Evangelism (CHE) to help transform communities in two of its 17 synods.
Church partners show strong commitment to education
Zimbabwe’s once formidable education system has been hit hard by spending cuts and economic contractions in the 21st century. Yet the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s global partners in Zimbabwe maintain a strong commitment to education as a mechanism for tackling poverty and enabling all Zimbabweans to know life in fullness.
Community school partnership helps boys at risk
“Let’s rock the DREAAM House.” Those are the words coming from 10 excited five-year-old boys participating in the DREAAM Summer Pre -K Academy. The DREAAM House is a community-school partnership significantly funded by First Presbyterian Church of Champaign and Southeastern Illinois Presbytery.
Broad Street Ministry extends welcome in downtown Philadelphia
“YOU BELONG HERE NO MATTER WHAT,” reads the sign outside Broad Street Ministry in the heart of Philadelphia—a city where deep poverty and rapid gentrification exist side by side. The sign’s bright green lettering is one of the first things people notice when walking by the church’s arched façade.
“YOU BELONG HERE NO MATTER WHAT,” reads the sign outside Broad Street Ministry, located in the heart of Philadelphia—a city where deep poverty and rapid gentrification exist side by side.
Mission co-worker Jan Heckler commits heart and mind to education
Presbyterian mission co-worker Jan Heckler approaches education in Madagascar with a deep passion in her heart and a learned wisdom.
PC(USA) Strives to Alleviate Global Poverty Worldwide Through Quality Education By Tammy Warren | Presbyterian News Service Louisville, August 14, 2015—The goal is clear: provide quality education for 1 million children… Read more »
Education is the focus of 20-year initiative By Rick Jones Compassion, Peace and Justice Communications Editor’s note: Since this story was published, Rev. John Odom accepted a call to serve as… Read more »