Posts Categorized: Events

Worldchanging 101: A Conversation with David LaMotte

In New York on Monday, March 7? Join us for a conversation with David LaMotteNoon – 1:30 PMPresbyterian Conference Room777 United Nations Plaza, 7th Floor(corner of E. 44th St. and 1st Ave.)New York, NY 10017 A light lunch will be provided; donations will be accepted to defray the cost of lunch. The Presbyterian Ministry at… Read more »

March for peace and justice

Support the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and CARE Attending the Presbyterian Women’s Churchwide Gathering in Minneapolis? Join Mark Koenig, director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, in the PW March for Justice and Peace on Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. The march will be held from 5 to 6 pm. Your generous gifts… Read more »

Ending the Chain of Hate: An Interfaith Dialogue

Ending the Chain of Hate: An Interfaith DialogueMonday, June 8, 201512:30 pm to 2:00 pmTillman ChapelChurch Center for the United Nations777 UN Plaza (corner of E, 44th Ave. and 1st St.)New York Rockland U.N.I.T.E. for Harmony, an interfaith group comprised of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim teens from Rockland County in New York, have been building… Read more »

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 »

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 »

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is celebrated

Today, the United Nations celebrated the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  I was struck with the importance of this day, having returned just last week from meetings with our church partners in Israel and Palestine.  The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly… Read more »

A Requiem for the Fallen

A full choir led a tribute to the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001 at the First Chinese Presbyterian Church of New York City. The audience came for solace.  And they received that and more. Led by a 30-member choir under the intense and passionate direction of conductor Yu Ong Celia, the performance of… Read more »

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The details are still coming in, but the UN reports an attack on peacekeepers in southern Lebanon. This comes as the UN community celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day has two purposes: to honour the memory…

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