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Why the Fourth of July matters to Presbyterians

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is important as it helps to define our national identity. For Presbyterians, Independence Day holds a special place in our collective consciousness.

Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations celebrates #CSW67’s Agreed Conclusions

As the 67th Commission on the Status of Women came to a close earlier this month, a list of Draft Agreed Conclusions was adopted following a lengthy session that stretched into the early morning hours of March 18, said Sue Rheem, Representative to the United Nations and Director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the UN.

Presbyterian Commission on the Status of Women delegates meet with Cuban delegation

On Wednesday, March 8 — International Women’s Day — members of the PC(USA) delegation to the 67th Commission on the Status of Women were hosted by Yuri A. Gala López, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, at the offices of Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations.

‘Being Matthew 25’ gives Presbyterians a view from inside the 67th Commission on the Status of Women, which concludes Friday

Reporting from the United Nations and the nearby Church Center for the United Nations during the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the people behind Being Matthew 25 brought the monthly series to its conclusion Thursday with a wide-ranging report featuring both #CSW67 organizers and Presbyterian participants. Click on the link above to watch the 31-minute broadcast hosted by the Rev. DeEtte Decker, Director of Communications for the Presbyterian Mission Agency.

Presbyterian delegates and church leaders attend gender-equality gathering in New York

Thousands of people from around the globe, including a contingent from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), headed to New York City for the recent 67th Commission on the Status of Women, a gender equality gathering that was celebrated by the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the PC(USA), both Co-Moderators of the 225th General Assembly, and the president and executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency.