Posts Tagged: church

The Church on Race: A Dialogue

The Church on Race: A DialogueA Big Tent 2013 Event Conversations on the past, present, and future of race relations in the Church and in society in light of the Florida vs. George Zimmerman verdict FOLLOW THE EVENT LIVE ONLINE— Date:  Saturday, August 3rd Time:  10:00 a.m.—11:30  a.m. Location: Galt House, Grand Ballroom A Panelists:… Read more »

Prayer requests from Sudan

Our church partners in the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (Republic of Sudan) request that, in God’s name, we pray for: The manifestation of God’s love in relationships between church leaders, despite disagreements, in light of their future unity. Stability in all our churches, in order to carry out the Great Commission. The ability to provide… Read more »

All children of God

On Sunday, March 4, Marsha Landrith, Presbyterian participant in the Commission on the Status of Women, preached at St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem. The sermon focused on Mark 8:28-38. Jesus and his disciples are on a journey on foot that will eventually land them in Jerusalem for what we know as Palm Sunday. Marsha… Read more »

The Big Tent is underway

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Conference is underway in Indianapolis.  Yesterday, we met with the Iraq Partnership Network and the Brazil Mission Network.   It is great to meet people doing amazing work for the church around the world!  Stay tuned to Facebook, Twitter and this blog for more updates from the Big Tent.

Concerns for Christians in Egypt

We are again saddened to hear of religious discrimination in Egypt.  Today, we read of the burning of Coptic Churches.  We read: “I am feeling threatened, as does my community. I don’t feel safe as a Christian at home,” from a 25 year old pharmacist. Since the riots in Egypt have started, we continue to… Read more »

Concern expressed over killings at Iraqi church

A number of groups and individuals have expressed concern over the October 31, 2010 attack on the Sayyidat Al-Najat Church (Our Lady of Salvation Church) in Baghdad. Among them are: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leadership The World Council of Churches A…

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July 18, 2010, pray with the people of Sudan

The churches in Sudan will pray for their country and its future on July 18, 2010 for the upcoming January 2011 referendum. Will you join them? Will you invite others to pray? Here is a prayer to use or adapt:…

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Women for peace

In its strategy to serve the church and help build up women’s ministry in the church, and also in response to the need of the church in Iraq, the Near East School of Theology held its third event with Presbyterians…

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Pray for the people of Sambarial

Pakistani partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) request prayer following the burning of a church in Sambarial. Some thirty Christian families are reported to have fled in fear. It is reported that the burning took place after an alleged desecration…

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Three Islands, Three Countries

By Nancy Eng MacNeill An island of 7 million people, Hong Kong reminds me of being in San Francisco. The streets are busy and wind ascending hills among tall skyscrapers. Entering Hong Kong you can sense the vibrancy of the…

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