Posts Categorized: Compassion

A prayer for World Refugee Day

June 20 is World Refugee Day. Learn how Presbyterian Disaster Assistance works with refugees.   Here’s a prayer: God of the journey,We remember that Mary and JosephHad to flee to Egypt,Taking Jesus to safety,Leaving home behind.Remembering, We pray for sisters and brothers Around your worldWho are forced to leave their homes.We pray for brothers and… Read more »

Support the Code

An estimated 1.2 million children all over the world are annually exploited through prostitution, pornography, and trafficking.  Some travelers use tours and hotels as venues to exploit children.  Without clear policies and training, staff are not equipped to identify and react to such behavior.  You can take a stand against the sexual exploitation of children… Read more »

Swords into plowshares

by Sera Chung Sculpture, the art of mass: the gathering of a presence, the light massiveness of its immanence, the curvature of space. Mass not as a mass but as density and as gravity, as a measure of presence. The gathering of what is and remains dispersed, of what – at and in the origin,… Read more »

Prayer for the people of South Sudan

God of grace,God of justice,God of peace,you create us to live together,to honor and respect one another.Hear us as we pray for South Sudan. We pray for the people of South Sudan.Grant courage to turn from violence;grace to see each other as sisters and brothers;strength to work for justice for all;passion to seek peace;and all… Read more »

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

  The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations joins colleagues today recognizing the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, and conveyed the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s statement on the Commemoration.  The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued the following statement to the United Nations community: Statement by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on… Read more »

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children and Universal Children’s Day

November 20 brings the World Day of Prayer and Action and Universal Children’s Day. The Presbyterian Office of Child Advocacy and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations invite you to join people around the world and celebrate on that day or on Sunday, November 18 or Sunday, November 25. World Day of Prayer and… Read more »

Orange Days: Say No – End Violence Against Women and Girls

On the 25th of each month – join people around the world in observing an Orange Day to work and witness for an end to violence against women and girls. Read the most recent Orange Day stories. One of the most widespread violations of human rights, violence against women and girls includes physical, sexual, psychological… Read more »