Posts Tagged: community

Presbyterian women at the UN – Libby McDermott

Libby McDermott, member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) delegation to the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and Young Adult Volunteer Alumna, reflects on her experience: I am no longer a YAV, but I have decided to continue using my Boston YAV blog to share my experience of being a young… Read more »

What I learned at CSW56

The Rev. Leah Ntuala, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls, served as part of the Presbyterian delegation to the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. It marked the first time she had attended the Commission. She returned to preach in Seneca Falls on Sunday 4 March. She shared her… Read more »

Celebrate the International Day of Peace

The United Nations has set September 21 as the International Day of Peace. This day provides an opportunity for  individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on  a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly. During the recent… Read more »

Earth Day Sunday Resources

From the Presbyterian Environmental Ministries Office: Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date (which falls on Good Friday this year). The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program produces excellent Earth Day Sunday…

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Advent Devotion – November 30, 2010

Scripture – 1 Thessalonians 2:1–12 What a difference age makes! I used to read Thessalonians, or for that matter any of the apostle Paul’s letters, trying to learn what Paul meant and hoping that I could apply it to my…

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Advent Devotion – November 29, 2010

Scripture – Isaiah 1:10–20 “Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.” (Isaiah…

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Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers

Find a prayer for peace on Hiroshima Day (August 6) and a prayer for community on Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers. Each week the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program provides prayers to be used or adapted in individual devotion or corporate worship.

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Part of the problem, part of the solution

Conversations on a number of topics opened the day on Saturday, July 3 at the 219th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Among the conversations was “Equipping the Church for Ministry with God’s Diverse Family” led by the Rev….

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