Posts Tagged: compassion

Building relationships to witness to Christ in the public arena

By Esther Lee I had the privilege of attending the Compassion, Peace and Justice (CPJ) Training (March 21) and the Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) (March 21-24) gathering in Washington D.C. The CPJ training started at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, where Presbyterian peacemakers congregated from all over the nation. The day consisted of registration,… Read more »

Giving thanks for Nelson Mandela

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations joins the people of South Africa, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and the international community in giving thanks for the life and witness of Nelson Mandela. We express our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues, to the weavers of dreams, to the practitioners of compassion, the pursuers… Read more »

Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Event

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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I cried last evening. It has been a while, but I remembered how. A simple post on a friend’s Facebook page started it: “They are FREE!! The 43!!!” The Morong 43 is the name given to a group of 43…

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Register now

Register Now for Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD)! Come Celebrate 65 years of Presbyterian Presence in Washington, DC! The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness in Washington, DC is inviting Presbyterians to join us in the nation’s capital on March…

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Knitting lounge at 2010 Peacemaking Seminar

Re-membering Peace: Still the Believers’ Calling 2010 Peacemaking Seminar Presbyterian Peacemaking Program August 25-28, 2010 (depart on August 29) Abiquiu, NM Register now! Seminar participants can make peace by responding to a need in the Abiquiu community. Come and bring…

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Prayer Partners for General Assembly

As in past years, the General Assembly Committee On Local Arrangements is recruiting Presbyterians to serve as prayer partners for each of the commissioners and advisory delegates. Several hundred more people are needed who will agree to pray each day…

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A prayer for the Philippines at the time of election

God of compassion, hold the people and the leaders of the Philippines gently in these last days before the election. Fill hearts and guide spirits so that the leaders and people turn from violence. Grant courage to nurture relationships that…

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