Posts Tagged: health

Visits in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Debbie Braaksma, Africa Area Coordinator; Jeff Boyd, Regional Liason for Central Africa and I traveled to Kananga and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo this week to meet with Presbyterian Community of Congo (CPC) and Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa (CPK) church partners. In Kinshasa, we were joined by Christi Boyd, Facilitator for Women and Children’s Concerns… Read more »

High-Level Talks on HIV/AIDS at the UN

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan Rice gave a statement about HIV/AIDS to the Security Council this afternoon.  She said, “Two decades of often heroic international efforts to extend the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS have significantly alleviated the health effects of the disease, but most people living with HIV still… Read more »

Pray for Peace – April 18

This week, Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers includes a prayer for Colombia (remember to participate in the Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia), Earth Day (find more resources) and for health and healing. Use or adapt these prayers in private…

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Advent devotion – December 19, 2009

Scripture – Luke 1:1–25 Advent is a joyful time of anticipation. We await the arrival of the Christ just as prospective parents eagerly anticipate the arrival of a baby. We prepare the house; we decorate the room; we receive gifts….

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