Halloween has a very unique connection to the Presbyterian Church (USA). No, it has nothing to do with witches, ghoulish characters, or candy. It has to do with UNICEF! In 1950, just after World War II the Reverend Clyde Allison,…Read more »
Posts By: Denise Govindarajan
Ruling Out Debt!
My household continues to make faithful decisions about how we can address the rising global food and fuel costs. We try to eat more intentionally – eating simple meals, eating more vegetarian meals, and eating food grown locally. We try…Read more »
Celebrating The Gift of Land!
National Public Lands Day Grants Available September 27th, 2008, is the 15th annual National Public Lands Day. During this day we celebrate our national network of public lands, which embodies the ideals of cooperation, community, equitable sharing of Earth’s bounty,…Read more »
Energy Star Congregation Awards
Nominate a Congregation Near You! Applications are now available for the 2008 ENERGY STAR Small Business and Congregations Awards. The annual ENERGY STAR Awards program offers a way for organizations and congregations to receive recognition for their energy cost-cutting efforts….Read more »
Conversing about immigration issues
Dialog continues around just immigration within the Presbyterian Church (USA) and in other communities concerned with the treatment of immigrants in this country. The network of Presbyterians for Just Immigration in collaboration with the Immigrations Issues Office of PC(USA) is…Read more »
How yummy it smelled…
I participated in the worldwide fast that involved a variety of organizations to raise awareness about the global food crisis. I made it – three days without food (I did sneak a little juice in there) – with the support…Read more »
Malawi and South Africa: Fear
As I reflect on our time in South Africa and Malawi, I am struck by certain messages that bubble up. I want to share one message. Each congregation we visited, each home based care center we saw, each clinic where…Read more »