Posts Tagged: climate change

Three prayer concerns – June 12

SyriaPray for the people of Syria, where by the end of the year, millions will have been forced to abandon their homes; becoming displaced persons or refugees without access to adequate shelter, food and water. Pray that the UN will receive the money it needs from its member countries to provide aid to suffering Syrians,… Read more »

What will I do?

Participants were asked to ponder “What will I do with what I have learned?” at the close of the Fab Five Seminar on climate change and its impacts at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Responses included: Push my…

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What did I learn?

Several times the question “What did I learn?” was posed to participants (young people and adults alike) in the Fab Five Seminar on climate change and its impacts at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. At the closing of…

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Fab Five – Day Two

How does climate change affect people in . . . Bangladesh . . . Nepal . . . the Sudan . . . and Vanuatu? What might the people there do to minimize its impact? What might the people of…

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The Word and the World: Psalm 8 and the Gulf Oil Spill

by Bruce Gillettte “Effective preaching, teaching, and personal witness require disciplined study of both the Bible and the contemporary world.” –from The Confession of 1967 of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Many people in our churches have been watching the news…

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Dry Land, Living Stones: Peacemaking in Israel and Palestine

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 8:00am – 8:00pm Presbyterian United Nations Office 777 United Nations Plaza, 7th Floor New York, NY Human beings face increasingly complex challenges as the world confronts issues like climate change, hunger and poverty, and conflict. This…

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Report 1 from our folk in Copenhagen

Check out the first report on the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen written by Bill and Carol Somplatsky-Jarman, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) staff members who are attending the event. Thanks to the Environmental Ministries Office for posting their reports. They…

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Sound the bell, drums, gongs or conch shells

International leaders will meet in Copenhagen from December 7-18 to create a new international agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions that will replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. To show your support for climate justice, ring your…

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