Posts Tagged: compassion peace and justice

UN Human Rights Day observed December 10

from Gregg Brekke of the Presbyterian News Service Human Rights Day, observed each year on December 10, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This year’s Human Rights Day is devoted to the launch of a year-long campaign called “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always.” The campaign… Read more »

Presbyterian Pillars grow

Bruce Reyes-Chow, moderator of the 218th General Assembly (2008) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and Robin Pugh have recently become Pillars of the Church.  In April, at Ecumenical Advocacy Days, the office of Compassion, Peace, and Justice announced the formation of the Pillar initiative where people can designate giving towards particular passions, thus helping to sustain them over… Read more »

Winding down; preparing for next year

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2012 are coming to a close. Today, Presbyterians and sisters and brothers in Christ from other denominations are spread across Capitol Hill, urging Members of Congress to “Enact a faithful federal budget that serves the common good, provides robust funding for people struggling to overcome poverty, and exercises proper care of the… 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 »

A brief introduction to Sudan

At the Compassion, Peace & Justice Training Day held on March 25 before Ecumenical Advocacy Days, the staff of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations led a workshop on Sudan. The workshop included a presentation on the history of…

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On the road

Headed to Washington. We will help our colleagues in the Office of Public Witness finish the set up for the Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day on Friday. We do a presentation on Sudan. Then Ecumenical Advocacy Days.

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Training by Compassion, Peace and Justice

PC(USA) Compassion, Peace and Justice (CPJ) ministry area will hold a training day on March 25, 2011 in conjunction with Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. The training day theme will be “A Justice Society and the Changing Role of…

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