Posts Tagged: darfur

End the targeting of civilians in Sudan!

Based on a press release provided by Crisis Action The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) joined 45 other organizations providing humanitarian assistance or supporting peace efforts in Sudan, to write to the UN Security Council, the African Union Peace and Security Council and the League of Arab States demanding an end to the “targeting of civilians by… Read more »

South Sudan’s journey to independence

by Anna Folz Our partners in World Mission have issued a call to prayer for South Sudan in this extremely tense time in the country’s history. Presbyterians have a long history of partnership with the people of South Sudan. This brief reflection on South Sudan’s independence seems appropriate at this moment. On July 11, 2013, South… Read more »

Three Prayer Concerns – July 10

Humanitarian workers in Darfur and elsewherePray for those who work to bring relief to those in war torn areas. Inspire generosity and compassion in all our hearts and guide the nations of the world toward the day when all will rejoice in a world of justice and peace. Pray for the humanitarian workers throughout the… Read more »

Presbyterian leaders offer a call to prayer for Sudan

From the Presbyterian News Service Bolbach, Parsons, and Valentine urge peace as July 9 independence nears With violence flaring up in Sudan as the July 9 independence of South Sudan nears, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leaders have called on all Presbyterians to pray for peace in the east African country. The call was issued by General Assembly… Read more »

Hope for Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally

Hope for Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1:30 PM Washington, DC Register for the Rally Find other ways to support the effort The Hope For Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally objective is to…

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The beginning

The official results of the referendum in Southern Sudan have been announced. The results are an overwhelming – nearly 99% in favor of secession and the creation of a new country. The referendum is recognized as having been successful and…

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A season of prayer for Sudan

Download A Season of Prayer for Sudan Our sisters and brothers in Sudan stand in need of prayer. The Sudan Council of Churches (SCC), at its 17th General Assembly in 2009, made an urgent appeal to all parties to the…

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I pray for peace (Triennium, Day 3)

There was a steady flow of people in the exhibit hall of the Presbyterian Youth Triennium today. Many participants stopped by the booth of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, the Office on Child Advocacy, and the Presbyterian Peacemaking…

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I pray for peace in . . .

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, the Child Advocacy Office, and the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program invited participants at the Presbyterian Youth Triennium to finish that simple statement by writing on a ribbon about eight inches in length and 5/8…

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Sudan update: Hope for a brighter future

The Sudan Advocacy Action Forum (SAAF)has posted an update on the situation in Sudan. The material that follows is reprinted with permission. The update looks at issues that seem to be flowing from Sudan following the elections. It highlights two…

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