Posts Categorized: Compassion

Orange Day says end violence against women

The UNiTE campaign proclaims every 25th of the month as Orange Day, aiming to raise awareness about the issue of violence against women and girls, not only once a year on 25 November (the International Day to End Violence against Women), but every month! United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women… Read more »

Economic implications of the occupation

All living has economic implications.

At the March 23 Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day and on March 24 at Ecumenical Advocacy Days, Mark Koenig, Director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, led a workshop that provided an introduction to the economic implications of Israel’s Occupation of Palestinian territory.

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Winding down; preparing for next year

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2012 are coming to a close. Today, Presbyterians and sisters and brothers in Christ from other denominations are spread across Capitol Hill, urging Members of Congress to “Enact a faithful federal budget that serves the common good, provides robust funding for people struggling to overcome poverty, and exercises proper care of the… Read more »

Compassion, Peace and Justice Training and Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Register Now! Please join the ministries of Compassion, Peace and Justice (CPJ) at: The Second Annual Compassion, Peace and Justice (CPJ) Training DayPresbyterians and Economic JusticeFriday, March 23, 2012; 8:30 am – 5:00 pmNew York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DCLearn more and Register here! Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with JusticeIs this the Fast I Seek?… Read more »

Compassion, Peace and Justice Training and Ecumenical Advocacy Days

March 23, 2012Presbyterians and Economic JusticeCompassion, Peace and Justice Training DayNew York Avenue Presbyterian ChurchWashington, D.C. Register now to join the Office of Public Witness and all the ministries of Compassion, Peace and Justice for a training day in Washington, D.C. Participants will have a full day of practical, church-based training and investigate the role… Read more »

Toward a More Humane Future – Article 4

Toward a More Humane Future is a devotional study on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for use by individuals or groups. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 4No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. Scripture For freedom Christ has set… Read more »

Toward a More Humane Future – Article 3

Toward a More Humane Future is a devotional study on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for use by individuals or groups. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 3 Everyone has a right to life, liberty, and security of person. Scripture       Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an everlasting stream. Amos 5:24… Read more »

PC(USA) responds to typhoon in the Philippines

In the aftermath of the typhoon that struck the Philippines, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is responding with One Great Hour of Sharing and designated funds in cooperation with our ecumenical partner ACT Alliance, and our mission partner the National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP). Some NCCP churches are being used for as emergency shelter… Read more »