Valuing Human Worth and the Common Good

"We write out of concern for those in your congregations who are suffering loss of their homes, their jobs, their ability to meet other financial obligations or conduct their normal business activities. Indeed, we recognize that even for those who may not be in immediate jeopardy, the current ‘credit crisis’ has spread fear throughout the nation regarding the stability of our whole economic system."

So begins a letter written to Presbyterians by General Assembly Moderator Bruce Reyes-Chow, General Assembly Council Executive Director Linda Valentine, and General Assembly Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons. Dated October 4, the letter reflects theologically on the national fiscal crisis.

On October 1, the Presbyterian Washington Office sent a letter to Congress based on policies of PC(USA) General Assemblies.

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