Posts Categorized: International Day of Peace

Building bridges

by Johnstuart Winchell The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations hosted a seminar on 31 July intended to build bridges of understanding and awareness. Attending were young people from The House of Hope Presbyterian Church of St. Paul, Minnesota as well as young Arab Israelis and Jewish Israelis brought together by Givat Haviva, an Israeli… Read more »

100 days and counting

Starting the 100 day countdown to the International Day of Peace, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on people around the world to consider how they can help build a ‘sustainable peace for a sustainable future.’ “If we are to build such a future, we must all play our individual part – I urge everyone,… Read more »

25 September 2011 Worship

I had the privilege of preaching today at United Presbyterian Church of Ozone Park. A great morning! Since the International Day of Peace was last Wednesday, I used the Rev. Bridgett Green’s prayer for that day.

A picture tells of our seminar ministries

Photo by Nellie Howard. This is one of my favorite recent pictures. It combines two important events that recently took place at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. It was taken during the seminar for the Presbyery of West Virginia and shows Ann Patterson of First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, WV. In the background… Read more »