Posts Tagged: health care

Human rights and ageing

A reflection on the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of Human Rights of older persons   August 1-4, 2011 Peng LeongFirst Chinese Presbyterian Church of New York CityVolunteer Intern, Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations I have been working with older persons for many years in my church as… Read more »

Speak now on health care reform

It appears that the House of Representatives will vote on health care reform this weekend. Now is the time to contact your representative and make your opinion known. Whether you oppose the proposed plan, support the proposed plan, or would…

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Support Health Care Reform – Contact Congress Today

From the Washington Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Support Health Care Reform – Contact Congress TodayACTION: Contact your member of Congress before Saturday, November 7th, and urge him/her to support H.R. 3962 – “The Affordable Health Care for America…

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Health care reform conference call

If you were not among the 140,000 people of faith who took part in the conference call about health care reform that took place on August 20 with President Obama, you can listen to the call for the first time…

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Don’t forget

The conference call on health care reform for the faith community and President Obama happens today: 5:00 p.m. Eastern / 4:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Mountain / 2:00 p.m. Pacific. The goal of the call is to connect and…

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Pray for peace

Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers this week includes prayers for health, wholeness, and health care and for Sudan. Use or adapt these prayers in private devotion or in corporate worship.

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Recent posts on health care by Swords into Plowshares

Here are links to several posts on the Swords into Plowshares blog that focus on health care and health care reform: Health Care Call with President contains information about an August 19 conference call for people of faith with President…

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Health care reform fact checks

A recent post on the Sojourners blog identified nonpartisan Web sites that may prove useful in the search for accurate information on health care reform. First, here is a summary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) policy on health care reform….

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Resources for people of faith on health care

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is a member of the coalition Faithful Reform in Health Care which provides a toolkit called, Let Our Light Shine [PDF] with resources that people of faith may find useful. Faithful Reform in Health Care is…

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Reforming our health care system cannot wait

Stated Clerk issues statement on current health care debate LOUISVILLE — The Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, has issued the following statement in light of the national attention on health care reform: The current public debate…

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